How Much Time Do You Have Left with Your Kids?

Maybe you heard it recently from the grandparents or other extended family: “My, how the children have grown!” Maybe you saw some old photos or home videos and were stunned. “Were they ever really that little?” It’s true, isn’t it? “They grow...

Body Image: What is Your Daughter Thinking?

Girls always give us insightful feedback about their dads when we talk to them during our Father-Daughter Summit events. Usually, their comments focus on two areas: they’d like to spend more regular one-on-one time with their dad, and they want to be able to...

A Simple But Profound Truth for New Dads … and All Dads

Many new dads are blindsided by how many adjustments they are asked to make for their new role. Usually they have not grasped an important truth about fatherhood, and that’s understandable. After all, there are plenty of veteran dads who haven’t accepted it either....

Forgiving Dad – A Freedom Song

Tomorrow I’ll think fondly of Dad. Which is odd, because I hated him when he was alive. Dad was an angry, hard-swearing, tattooed man’s man. He’d been an Alaska bush pilot, but by the time I came along, he was a California travelling salesman,...