Go Public in the New Year as a Good Dad!

Planning on dropping a few pounds? Giving up caffeine? Reading a book a month? These are all great resolutions, but you might want to add one … How about making a resolution about being a better father? Likely, the best way you can improve as a dad is by...

Four Strategies: How to be a Dad Who Pays Attention to School

It’s always the same this time of year … Work obligations slow down a bit (if you are lucky) and family obligations start picking up. So consider this question: How much time are you spending in your child’s life? Specifically, how involved are you in your...

Sometimes You’ve Gotta Let Your Kid Play Hooky…

A mom recently told us that when she was a kid, her dad would help her “play hooky.” Shocking, right? It’s actually a great example of a father who created a memorable tradition and bonded with his daughter during the holiday season … See … her...

Do Your Kids Drive You Crazy?

Sometimes, our kids drive us crazy … totally batty … up the wall. At times it requires a tremendous amount of effort to make the shift from being driven CRAZY by our kids, to honoring them as a high priority. Here’s a story about Andrew, a dad who just...

"Pick on Daddy" Time …

I was heartbroken to hear the news that Dan Wheldon, the 33-year-old racecar driver, died in a crash last Sunday, leaving behind his wife and two young children. As I was watching the news of his death, I was touched by his commitment to his family. From all accounts,...