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  Family Man™ : A dedicated dad's perspective on parenting - Parenthood.com
The Family Man presents the evidence – you be the judge!
The Family Man confronts his own fears about his kids having to understand too much about the world too soon -- and concludes that the more they know, the more they will be able to recognize the real monsters.
The Family Man reflects on the thrill -- and heartache -- of sending his first little one off to kindergarten.
www.parenthood.com /familyman.php   (2026 words)

  Family Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Family Man is an album released by Black Flag in 1984.
The Family Man is the name of a movie.
Family Guy is the name of a television series.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Family_Man   (171 words)

Man, like Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life before it, shows a guy being visited by a ghost/angel who takes the character on a wild ride to show him the error of his ways.
Man then flashes forward 13 years, where the still-single Jack has a penthouse apartment in Manhattan, a Ferrari, a giant closet full of $2,400 suits and a powerful Wall Street job.
Man’s script, which was written by David Diamond (of the Ice-T/Alyssa Milano “thriller” Below Utopia fame) and David Weissman (Dream a Little Dream 2 — who knew they made a sequel?), is a hackneyed hack-job that leaves many side stories unresolved.
www.sick-boy.com /familyman.htm   (836 words)

 JoBlo reviews the movie "Family Man"
No, I am not a family man (yet), but I am presently going through a period in my life, where work has taken precedence over much else, and despite most of it paying off, certain sacrifices are being made to succeed on a professional level.
I'd never give that up!) I greatly enjoyed The Family Man. Nic Cage has made some missteps in recent films (8mm being one of his worst), but he was in fine form in The Family Man, juggling just the right amounts of drama and humor.
As a "family man" in my late thirties, I found its cliched characterizations of the middle class to be insulting.
www.joblo.com /familyman.htm   (3001 words)

 TheMovieBoy Review: The Family Man (2000)
Sort of a modern-day rendition of 1946's holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life," "The Family Man" is a fantasy in which a wealthy Wall Street dealer is given a chance to glimpse the wildly different way his life would have turned out had he married his college sweetheart.
While the message that "The Family Man" wanted to make was apparent from the first twenty minutes, the way the story was going to wrap up was more of a mystery.
That is the notable flaw of "The Family Man," in general.
www.themovieboy.com /reviews/f/00_familyman.htm   (979 words)

 The Family Man
In "The Family Man," Nicolas Cage goes down the same road, and despite being an enormously successful and incredibly good-looking ladies man, something is missing from his life.
Destiny." But "The Family Man" hits its mark as a great holiday movie because it's funny, it's moving, and it makes you appreciate what you do have, rather than looking at what you don't have.
With "The Family Man," he's able to blend all of these qualities into one likable, real, and sympathetic character.
www.moviemantz.com /movie_reviews/1200/family_man.html   (929 words)

 Family Man
FAMILY MAN is based on "It's a Wonderful Life." The following is a review of the original by Beth.
FAMILY MAN - According to Showbizscoop.com is a "surreal tale of a workaholic banker who loses his wife & family only to wake one day and have his old life back with interest.
FAMILY MAN filmed last week (Nov 23- Thanksgiving) in Teaneck where Cage and Leoni filmed what Teresa McAleavy of www.bergen.com calls a "a modern-day adaptation of the 1946 holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life."' One of my personal holiday favorites, starring Jimmy Stewart.
members.aol.com /eursin/films/2000/familyman.htm   (1289 words)

 He's a family man
This is why the Working Families Time to Care Act is an idea whose time has come.
Under the labor-backed proposal - as improved by Gov. Spitzer - people staying home to cope with family emergencies could collect disability benefits equal to half their pay, or up to $170 a week, for as many as 12 weeks.
Instead, Spitzer is essentially asking folks around the office to chip in for the woman who's about to have a baby, or the guy whose father just had a stroke.
www.nydailynews.com /opinions/2007/05/22/2007-05-22_hes_a_family_man.html   (608 words)

 Parenting: Family Man
Way back in the Garden of Eden, man and woman were commanded to share the parenting responsibilities and be joint caretakers of their family.
To be a family man, a profession of commitment must be made to your partner and your children.
In nontraditional families parents tend to lean in the direction of their biological children.
www.selfhelpmagazine.com /articles/parenting/familyman.html   (1000 words)

 Cage By Page : The Family Man Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whenever we decide to sit down as a family and Ben or the kids get to choose a video of their choice, they can never seem to find anything to watch.
Family Man will unite you and remind you of just how important our family and loved ones are to us all.
A single man who's arrogance leads him to believe he has it all.
www.cagebypage.com /abouthismovies/reviews/the_family_man.html   (811 words)

 FAMILY MAN / For former G-man Mark Felt, life is about loyalty -- to his precious FBI and to his daughter Joan, never ...
FAMILY MAN / For former G-man Mark Felt, life is about loyalty -- to his precious FBI and to his daughter Joan, never mind her counterculture ways
He was a meat-and-potatoes man himself, but he sat on the couch with his daughter and they read the diet book together.
Then, to her surprise, she realized she had already found it, on the other side of the family-room door, in a 92-year-old man with wool gloves on his hands and a blanket on his lap.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/28/CMG0QIILUR56.DTL   (4108 words)

 FAMILY MAN / For former G-man Mark Felt, life is about loyalty -- to his precious FBI and to his daughter Joan, never ...
FAMILY MAN / For former G-man Mark Felt, life is about loyalty -- to his precious FBI and to his daughter Joan, never mind her counterculture ways
Soon afterward, the family moved back to D.C., then in quick succession to New Orleans, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and Kansas City, Mo. Mark was moving closer at each stop to a senior leadership position, but Audrey was drinking more, becoming more brittle.
He was a meat-and-potatoes man himself, but he sat on the couch with his daughter and they read the diet book together.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/28/CMG0QIILUR56.DTL   (4394 words)

 Reviews of FAMILY MAN by Jayne Ann Krentz
The family patriarch, Justine Gilchrist, has reached a time in her life when she wants to step down from the Gilchrist family empire that she had built many years before.
However, she doesn’t believe that anybody in her immediate family has the where-with-all to take over the reins and run the company as it should be.
Luke has been estranged from his family for three years over a row his father had with his grandmother, by not marrying Katy's mother 37 years before.(Convenient that!) Anyway, the firm Gilchrist, Inc. is having trouble, as someone inside the family business is stealing money.
www.jayneannkrentz.com /reviews/family.html   (771 words)

 Amazon.fr : Family Man: Livres en anglais: Calvin Trillin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And while Trillin conveys the joys and sorrows of family life with his customary drollness, what really gets him going is the high anxiety of being in loco parentis.
When, for example, a study reveals that most of our synapses are formed during infancy, the author is nonplused by the scientific breakthrough.
At the heart of his book, though, is the alternately exasperating and endearing pageant of family life, chez Trillin, which features not only the author's smart-aleck daughters but also his wife and perennial straight (wo)man, Alice.
www.amazon.fr /Family-Man-Calvin-Trillin/dp/0374525838   (534 words)

 Family Man - Chap. 5
His face was unknown to most of the city, and it was relatively easy for him to move among the network of taverns, gambling dens, and docks that the two families were feuding over.
Behind the couple walked a cold-eyed man with at least a dozen knives belted across his chest, and a seven-foot-tall insectoid with spiked limbs and serrated mandibles.
He shoved the maimed man toward his sister and said, “Defend yourself for a moment while I make my point.” The other toughs sprang forward at Virot, but his sword kept the gang at bay, parrying a blow here and slashing a torso there.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=insidewizards/magic/article5   (1504 words)

 Family Man®: Odd Man In - Parenthood.com
In between countless incidents of cold and flu, Ari endured a hospital stay for a respiratory infection and surgery for ear infections.
Armed with a head of cottony blond hair (in a family of darker-hued tresses) and vibrant blue-green eyes, our smallest child does everything louder, faster and funnier than his siblings did at the same age.
Visit the Family Man Archive for a links to all of Greg Keer’s columns.
www.parenthood.com /article-topics/article-topics.php?Article_ID=10157   (750 words)

 Nicholas feels Caged as a Family Man - Family Man - Epinions.com
The Family Man is a sweet film starring Nicholas Cage who, at the start of the film, is saying goodbye to his girlfriend Kate (Tia Leoni), who has grave misgivings about this trip to London he's going on.
The difficulty is, he's put in his life that might have been with all the same attitudes that he had before – and has the confusion of not actually expecting to have been given this chance to see how different his life could have been.
His welcome to the life of a family man – the sights, noises, and above all smells of parenthood – is not at all to his liking, and as things progress, he likes it even less.
www.epinions.com /content_162703314564   (858 words)

 Man Family
This web site presents genealogical and biographical information on members of a family who can trace their ancestry back to one John Man who was born in Hurst, Berkshire, England, in 1718.
It also contains information and links to other families who have married into this MAN family and vice versa.
Seated from left to right (maybe) are: Henriette Marie Phillipine Man (wife of Harry Edward Julius), next to Henriette is unknown but probably Emma Elizabeth Man who married Jane Smart Man's brother Charles Edward Walch.
manfamily.org /index.htm   (504 words)

 The Family Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Family Man is a 2000 Brett Ratner film starring Nicolas Cage and Téa Leoni, about a man who is given a glimpse at what could have been, if he had made a different decision 13 years ago.
It is similar to It's a Wonderful Life, in that it starts on Christmas Eve with a life and death situation involving an angel who tries to get the main character to take a long, earnest look at his life.
The film has also been compared to Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol due to the protagonist being a greedy man who cares little about anyone except himself and has his life completely changed after a series of real-life what-if experiences.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Family_Man   (373 words)

 Boundless: The Gift of Family
In The Family Man, Jack and Kate are mature, hardworking adults who love one another and share the duties of parenting.
The Family Man does promote positive values, but note that its makers did say that it is a "modern day homage" to classic films.
Isn’t it interesting that people, whether followers of Christ or not, recognize that man and woman were created to be together as husband and wife, not to live life in the fast lane.
www.boundless.org /2000/departments/atplay/a0000374.html   (1174 words)

 FAMILY MAN By C.J. SULLIVAN - Jobs - New York Post Online Edition - New York Post
To me it was about helping a family deal with losing a loved one.
The family flowers have to be closest to the casket.
It will be here, and my family has had a plot for 110 years in Calvary Cemetery out in Queens.
www.nypost.com /seven/01212008/jobs/family_man_704550.htm   (850 words)

 The Family Man - Cranky Critic® Movie Reviews
In Ratner's The Family Man, star Nicolas Cage gets to experience the life that would have happened if he had put love ahead of career.
The Family Man is a perfectly average fuzzy flick, best appreciated if you've got a number of years of couple-hood under the belt.
This would be a just OK adult dateflick (the $5 level) except that the audience that will best appreciate this flick will do so snuggled in front of a teevee.
www.crankycritic.com /archive00/familyman.html   (568 words)

 AboutFilm.Com - Family Man (2000)
Turns out Cash is The Family Man's version of Wonderful Life's Clarence, who now gives Jack a glimpse into the life he might have led if he hadn't left his girlfriend, Kate Reynolds (Téa Leoni), thirteen years earlier for a year-long brokerage internship in London.
But when he offers to commute from Jersey so the family won't be displaced, Kate still won't hear of it--as if being a good family man and pursuing his other dreams are mutually exclusive goals.
The Family Man pays lip service to the sacrifices Kate has had to make for relationship and family, but we are left to guess what they are.
www.aboutfilm.com /movies/f/familyman.htm   (961 words)

 Family Man Online - Parenting advice, dad blog, tips for fatherhood skills, for fathers of all kinds
The terrific family music performer, Debbie Cavalier (http://www.familymanonline.com/recommends.php?id=45), has published an article that explains how parents can help their children (particularly the youngest ones) truly understand and enjoy the many facets of live music (http://parentschoice.org/article.cfm?art_id=332&the_page=event_feature).
Debbie, who is also the dean of continuing education at the Berklee College of Music, makes suggestions such as discussing the kinds of instruments that will be used by the performers before going to see the show to understanding the protocols of attending a concert.
One of the best charts in the book is the “How to Talk to Your Kids About: Everything.” This tool grabs the subject of communicating with children by the roots and branches out with vital strategies, assessments of the wrong way to talk to kids, and suggestions on what he’s seen work in the field.
www.familymanonline.com   (2249 words)

 Family Christian Stores - Family Man - The Biography of Dr. James Dobson - Dale Buss
Author Dale Buss examines his many achievements and challenges, as well as his role in the 2004 election, evangelicalism, and the larger culture.
Dobson is a psychologist, the host of a daily radio program (with an audience exceeded only by Rush Limbaugh's and Paul Harvey's), the author of multiple best-selling books, and founder of Focus on the Family, one of the largest parachurch ministries in the world.
Family Man is a fully developed account of Dobson's life, giving both friends and detractors glimpses into his beliefs, accomplishments, and influence.
www.familychristian.com /shop/product.asp?ProdID=13525   (155 words)

 Working Dad: An Unauthorized Guide to Parenting
Seattle Post-Intelligencer family reporter Paul Nyhan wades through the latest parenting research, books and news to post the best tips, developments and thoughts on raising a family.
One of the biggest challenges that poor families face is getting their kids through college.
The WorkingDad family's annual tradition is that we buy our candy too early, eat too much, and then I rush out on Halloween Day to buy too much candy, guaranteeing that once again everyone will eat too much.
blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com /family   (2601 words)

 Family Man
He comes across as a believably realistic person, both as a single man, and when he is a Family Man in his altered state.
In Deep Impact, Tea Leoni was radiant in her role as a news reporter facing death with her father on the beach, as a huge tidal wave was approaching.
In Family Man she is vulnerable at times yet gets over her disappointments and moves on.
www.reelmoviecritic.com /2000/id755.htm   (639 words)

 Family Man - Chap. 8
The man wore a fl cloak, and his eyes were clouded over by a ghastly white film.
He clamped onto the bearded man’s face with both hands, and with a terrifying expression of calm, turned a two-hundred pound man into a pile of ashes and grit before any of his fellows could so much as draw a blade.
He felt the familiar rush of a well-won victory, but it was paler, muted compared to the anticipation of the greatness that lie before him.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=insidewizards/magic/article8   (996 words)

 Family Man
His wife would be upset that he was late and that he had missed another family dinner.
He thought that he was making a sacrifice for his family at the time, but it became clear that the choice to put his family ahead of his career was like giving up a fistful of mud for a chest of diamonds.
Once Tim was prepared to give up his career, God not only blessed his family but also gave him a job he loved.
www.family.org /parenting/A000001232.cfm   (833 words)

 Danny Elfman 's Music For A Darkened People: The Family Man
If you have the regular FAMILY MAN soundtrack that is filled out with songs - you don't have all the good stuff.
Which makes the fact that at the time I'm writing this, FAMILY MAN hasn't been released commercially (and judging by the film's tepid box office receipts may not - ever) a damn shame.
FAMILY MAN is a very emotional score - it has it's lighter moments, but it closes out ("Grand Finale/End Titles") in such a way that you feel totally weepy.
elfman.filmmusic.com /familyman/index2.html   (571 words)

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