The Legacy of a Workaholic Dad

  Last week’s blog included part of an essay from a 5th grader about what makes his dad so great. Today we feature another essay, although this one is much more sobering. Here’s what one girl wrote about her father: Just one of the many adventures we’ve had together...

A 5th Grader Describes 3 Ways to Be a Better Dad

  We get to read a lot of priceless comments about dads written by kids as part of our Father of the Year Essay Contests, and here’s an example from a 5th grader named Brennan. He’ll probably make you laugh, but you’ll also be challenged to be a better dad: When...

3 Ways to Really Be There for Your Wife

  Do you have thoughtful, creative plans in place for Valentine’s Day? Some guys go all out for it: “This is one more opportunity to demonstrate how much I love her, and I’m making the most of it.” Others practically boycott the holiday: “It’s just a trumped-up excuse...

Olympic “Undude” is Committed Dad: “Life is just beginning”

  What does being a father mean to you? As the Winter Olympics begin, we can highlight some committed dads who will be competing there in Sochi, and some comments they made about their role as fathers. Billy Demong (Nordic Combined Skiing) said, “Fatherhood has made...