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Do You Treat Your Kids the Same Or Do You Have a Favorite?

Kids, Parenting, Culture

Canadian Father Blasted for Liking One Son More Than the Other


Buzz Bishop, a Canadian radio host who writes as "Dadcamp" on the website Babble, wrote a Sept. 18 post detailing how he and his now-wife met.  She got pregnant within two months after they started dating.


He went on to describe how he divorced his estranged wife and married his girlfriend three years after the birth of their first son, Zacharie.


But then he wrote the line that many have found objectionable.  As he continues to reflect upon how much his life has changed since his re-marriage and the birth of his two sons, he writes: "If I were to be absolutely honest, my older son is my favorite of the two.  He and I are adventurous partners in crime, and I can't imagine life without him.  He was an accident waiting to happen, and I'm so glad it did."


In a follow-up post, Bishop mentions that he has been getting feedback for having acknowledged having a favorite child.


The post, titled "Admit It.  You Have a Favorite Kid.  I Do," Dadcamp writes Sept. 19: "Yes, I have a favorite son and I'm not ashamed to admit it.  I'm guessing you could look deep in the mirror and admit you have a favorite too.  My choosing Zacharie as my favorite is not about 'playing favorites,' or 'preferential treatment' when I'm parenting.  I don't let Zacharie get away with anything because he's my first pick, I just .. y'know .. like him better."



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