To My Brown Daddy,
When I think of the one person who has made the biggest impact in my life, no other can compare to the unbelievable sacrifices that you've made and the mountains you have moved for me. I use the word "impact because of your continued willingness to love me even with my mistakes.
It is your sincere belief in me, “My Brown Daddy” that lets me know through your words, deeds and actions that I know..., I'm loved and cherished in your heart beyond measure!
Love You Forever,
A man who actively participates in the life of a child beyond
the biological components necessary to produce the child.
To bring honor to all dads Determined 2B Present in the lives of children no matter of the DNA
Be a catalyst for changing society's perception about the magnitude of the presence of the dad in the lives of children
Provide helping hands to organizations dedicated to assuring a better life for ALL children
Safe and Successful Families, Leadership, Education,
Mentorship: building a mutually beneficial relationship for eternity
Coaching: focused on improvements in parenting and accountability to handle specific aspects of transitioning from Father2Dad
DETERMINED 2B PRESENT IN THE LIVES OF THEIR CHILDREN
There’s more to the word Brown than simply its color and classification implications. Here, we’re determined to show you what the acronym "Brown" truly stands for – and how you, the father, can work toward emulating its message every single day.
Are you committed to being a B.R.O.W.N. D.A.D.? We can get you there!
Our breakdown of what it means to be a B.R.O.W.N. D.A.D.Squad
Brave: Are you ready to face and endure? We can help you develop a better understanding of bravery in relationship to child rearing.
Respectful: Are you a respectful example for your children to follow? Are you courteous, polite, and judge-free? – All essential quality necessary for a DAD to demonstrate to children.
Optimistic: Is the glass half-empty or half-full? Are you hopeful and confident about the future? Optimism brings about hopefulness, confidence...Yes I CAN! - An important trait necessary for a DAD to demonstrate to children.
Willing: Are you a willing and prepared individual? Ready to do anything without being persuaded or ordered? – It’s essential for children to feel Dad is willing and wanting to be in their lives.
Noble: Are you a good man? Are you honorable, upright, ethical, and well-thought-of? Your children will benefit from seeing it all.
Devoted: loyal, committed, and loving.
Accountable: liable, likely to do; trustable-worthy of trust
Determined: unwavering; a firm decision 2B Present
*These characteristic demonstrated help to shape and form the lives of children!
The color brown is significant to us in many ways. However, its importance is primarily because of the demonstrated characteristics of a B.R.O.W.N. DAD that help to shape and form the lives of children in such a positive way and in addition because of its pristine association with the color of earth.
The color brown is synonymous with all things natural and organic. Men, especially dads who are featured on the website: www.browndads.org are individuals who are confident in themselves and in their ability to make their way. They are confident in that ability of theirs no matter how difficult the presented obstacles
It is a FACT THAT...
Any man who provides sperm THAT produces a child is a father.
However a Father or A MAN, Determined 2B Present in the lives of their children is a DAD!
Myles Dixson began this tradition in 2000 after becoming a dad. Today, he’s very proud to share that his fraternity formed in 2009 with other Brown Dads who are proud and deserving of the title “Dad”—and these men exist all over the world. Dixson is proud of all of remarkable Brown Dads who are profiled on the website: www.browndads.org.
They come from all walks of life, and he calls them the “Brown Dad” honorees.