They say that raising children is hard, but I’m sure whomever “they” are never had to deal with the internet, web cams, chat rooms, camera phones, text messages, and prowling sex offenders. Oh sure they had those “bad boys” but the landscape of being an overprotective father has changed.
The advice for boys is simple – just keep them away from the pope. The newest debacle with Tiger Woods has his 22-year old neighbor coming out to point the finger. Great. This is exactly why I moved out of my parents’ house when the neighbors’ daughters started walking. When it comes to raising girls, these ten athletes have raised the bar emphatically for why dad’s have every reason to chain their little girls to the radiator and train them in the art of combat until they’re ready to get married at the age of forty-seven.