Marital Interaction

One of the best things a father can do for his kids is love their mother and build a strong marriage. The effort you put into your marriage is worth it to your children. To prove that, I’m going right to the source. Just listen to this sixth grade girl who wrote...

A Dad's Secret Weapon: Parental Discussion

Do you think of your wife as a teammate? This is not like when she feeds the kids, changes their diapers, dresses them and then gives them to you to play with. That's hardly teamwork. This kind of teamwork isn't even like a machine—like an eleven-man offense...

The Most Special Person in Your Life

In an effort to find out what really makes women feel appreciated, wanted, and loved, authors Lucy Sanna and Kathy Miller surveyed women from ages 20 to 70, using over 100 questions. The responses they received were not generally surprising, but they can serve as...

Write Notes to Your Wife

No argument, communication is the lifeblood of a marriage. But for some men, the notion of sitting down for some extended sharing time with their wives is intimidating. Not that we have an excuse—our wives need to hear from us often about our lifelong devotion to...

A Wagon Ride with Dad

I'm a better father because of my wife, Dee. And, you can be a better father because of your wife. Many years back, when Dee and I were living in Vancouver, British Columbia, we were walking along the hills by the shore with our two daughters, Hannah and Sarah....