I've added Wicked Local columnist Steve Nadis to my list of Guys Who Inexplicably Think What This Country Needs Is More Dave Barry. But it'll take another read or two before I give up and add "Cambridge Dads" to my list of Things I Just Don't Get About Boston:
Need help with school dropoff? We got it covered. School pickup? No problem, we do round trips too. Soccer practice? You betcha. Little League? Ballet? What'd you think--I'd hold out on you now?Nadis: Overinvolved, overprotective, and overattentive--a salute to Cambridge dads [wickedlocal.com via dt reader sara]
If there's one thing you can say about Cambridge dads, it's this: We go the extra mile. We'll head out for a box of Munchkins for the sake of a happy childhood and even make a late-night run to CVS for cough syrup, despite its proven ineffectiveness. We'll find time for that extra meeting with the classroom teacher or principal--for no reason, really, other than to show that we care.