Why Great Fathering Does NOT Involve Sacrifice

Do you ever think about how much you’re sacrificing for your children? Many fathers should make a bigger commitment to their fathering. The simple, everyday investments in your children can be the most powerful over the long haul. To be clear,...

When did you know you were a man? (See Video)

The movie Courageous has powerful insights for dads in just about every scene, including one that asks us to ponder the question, “When did you know you were a man?” Some of the characters’ answers include: “When I moved out on my own.”...

4 Practical Tips for a Family Vacation

Although family vacations take place throughout the summer, we’re just entering the weeks that seem most common for an extended family getaway. Kids’ summer activities and sports schedules typically take a break for a few weeks, and a new school year is on...

Are you connecting with your kids?

How engaged are today’s fathers? Recent data analysis from the Pew Research Center is encouraging … and discouraging. The study focused on two areas: fathers’ presence and their involvement. While the results are interesting, this is more about how...

Are you doing your 'fair share' at home?

Recently, results were released from a new survey which polled more than 1,200 married moms about their parenting habits, focusing especially on how they share responsibilities with their spouses. The headline was an attention-grabber: “… Working and...