What's your secret to a strong family?

Dad, what’s your secret to bonding with your children? There is compelling research on what makes a great father, as detailed in the book Championship Fathering. But along with that, we must also allow every dad room to find his own expressions of...

Virtual Visitation for Today's Mobile Fathers (and Grandfathers)

In today’s society, we are increasingly mobile. According to an article in this year’s New York Times, 3.6 million married Americans were living apart from their spouses and families due to their job, commuting and living in a different city just for work....

Have Kids' Sports Gone Too Far?

Do you know parents who take their children’s sports pursuits to an extreme? In his recent book Until It Hurts, Mark Hyman looks at the American culture of youth sports and wonders if things have become overly intense or even abusive. He addresses the tendency...

Tools for Getting Through to Your Preschooler

Preschoolers amaze us. They are learning so much so quickly, trying to make sense of the world around them. Preschoolers’ conversations are fascinating as they try to piece information together: looking for the sugar bugs on their teeth after they eat candy; insisting...