Start Preparing Your Kids for College

…starting now.   [tweet_box]Dad, you are so important to your child’s success![/tweet_box] Dads provide many benefits to a child’s education- an opinion, homework help, support, encouragement, keeping them on track… the list goes on and on!...

Work or Family: Where Are You Indispensable, Dad?

  Once again, this week we’re featuring a chapter from the new book, It’s Great Being a Dad—written by Jay Payleitner, Brock Griffin and Carey Casey. Your daughter’s second-grade school program is scheduled in the middle of a workday. She’s playing a lion and...

Just Be a Life-breathing Voice in her Head. Just Be DAD.

Use Words to Affirm Your Daughter by Michelle Watson, PhD, LPC   You may have heard that females speak approximately twenty thousand words per day, while males use about seven thousand. Is that a crazy variance or what?! Louann Brizendine, author of The Female Brain,...

Family Digital Code of Conduct

  [tweet_dis]In a digital world, we have to be dedicated to setting boundaries with our children.[/tweet_dis] This means setting guidelines AND holding your children to them. Beyond this, it also means explaining why those boundaries are in place and how you intend...

“There for Me”: Rainy Day Bonding with Dad

  During a rainstorm, a young woman named Alice listened to a friend complain about the dreary weather. “It’s like the world stops and you’re trapped.” After a reflective pause, Alice gave an easy-going reply. “I love the rain.” “What? You like this weather? I...