The Art of Fatherhood

Reprinted with permission from: www.TheFatherLife.com.    As a single father of a twelve-year old boy, I am beginning to understand that fatherhood really is an art. Among other things I am learning that as much as I'd like to continue the semi-dictatorial regime...

"Dad, I wish you would …"

As fathers, we would do well to admit up front that none of us has “arrived.” We all have room to improve, and we should all be diligent about figuring out where we need to grow and then actively seeking to be more effective in those areas. As a...

Discipline Lessons from a Speeding Ticket

People attending our events have requested more practical information on discipline, and we know all dads (and moms) will benefit from the practical ideas presented by Dr. Bob Barnes. He teaches that children learn best from experiencing the natural consequences of...

Great Fathers Make Good Neighbors

The teen years can be the best of times and the worst of times. At no other time in your child’s life can things be more trying. One common mistake made by loving parents is that they don’t give teens enough responsibility soon enough. Too often parents...