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Are You Preparing Kids for College … or Life? 7 Questions.

Do you envision your child going to college someday—whether soon or years from now? The recent headlines about celebrities and their shady shenanigans to get their kids admitted to their colleges of choice brought to mind this article from a few years back written by...

A Heroic New Title for Dads

Over the years, I have had the privilege of making several trips to Poland to speak to dads there during the annual fatherhood conference held by our friend Darek Cupial and his team at tato.net. The key insight for this blog comes from one of the other speakers there...

Are You a Multi-tasking Dad?

When you’re with your kids, are you really with your kids? We dads can get a lot done at once. We can have the TV on while we’re checking email or texting on our phones, and then carry on a conversation at the same time. Well, we might think we can, but we’re very...

2 Big Pitfalls of the Technology Age for Kids

Do you ever wonder whether technology is hampering your children socially—or in other ways? Today’s kids spend so much time with phones and tablets, computer screens and video games that many of them aren’t learning how to hold a normal conversation or relate to...

18 Ways You Can “Be the First” in Your Daughter’s Life

When I think about the concept of firsts, especially when it comes to fathers understanding their daughters with more precision, I want to highlight what a big deal “firsts” are for us as girls. To prove my point, you could ask any adult woman when she had her first...

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