FATHER FEATURES

Our “Father Feature” series highlights a Dad with daughters who wants to share his experiences. Learn more about them and get some real-life “dadvice” here. Know of a Dad you think should be featured? Send an email to todd@ddtime.org and nominate them (or yourself).

JAY CRANK

Jay Crank spends his days peering into other people’s eyes… which makes sense since he’s an optometrist. As a father of two girls, Jay knows that you can’t see everything coming down the road. This Father Feature puts the focus on his viewpoint of how to raise girls into strong, young women.  Cover your left eye and see if you can read this…

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AARON OFSEYER

Aaron Ofseyer is seen by many as the meteorologist on WZZM13 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Forecasting what the future holds as a father can be as tricky as Michigan weather. But Aaron is ready.  Read more about it here…

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NICK LAFAVE

Nick LaFave is brand new to fatherhood. His daughter, Johanna Joyce or “J.J.”, was born this year. So how has becoming a father affected his life? If you’re new to the game, you should check out this Father Feature. When he’s not on camera, you may find Nick behind one taking adorable photos of his daughter. But he’s found that too much phone time can be a problem. Read more about it here…

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DOUG SMALL

This month’s Father Feature highlights Doug Small. Doug is a great example of how you don’t have to be a biological father to be “all in” with fatherhood. Most know him as the go-to guy when it comes to getting the most out of Grand Rapids as he is the CEO and President of Experience Grand Rapids. Learn more about him and get some ‘Dadvice’ from Doug here…

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CHRIS ZOLADZ

This month our Father Feature focuses on Chris Zoladz. This on-the-go Dad is a Central Michigan graduate currently living in Grand Rapids. He’s a senior account executive at Seyferth PR, husband, and father to a family of three children – including the adorable Nora. Learn more about him and get some ‘Dadvice’ from Chris here…

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MATT KIRKWOOD

Many know him as the man they see delivering the forecast in West Michigan. His name is Matt Kirkwood and he’s a dad. We sent him our Father Feature questionnaire to see if he could share some his thoughts on fatherhood. Here’s what he had to say…

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