Dad criticized for playing favorites with his children

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A blogger is taking a lot of heat online for admitting that he favors his oldest son.

Buzz Bishop, who blogs for, wrote in a recent post, "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."

Bishop has one other son.

In an interview with Yahoo! Shine, Bishop explained his comments.

"Favorite is a strong word to some, perhaps that's where the outrage comes in. I do not play favorites, or create inequities in my children's lives. My default habit, however, is to reach for my older son's hand first when it comes to our family outings."

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