Rudy’s Legacy: 25 Ways to Live Out Healthy Manhood

Rudy’s Legacy: 25 Ways to Live Out Healthy Manhood

by Randell Turner, Ph.D. With May being National Foster Care Month, I can’t help thinking about Rudy, my foster father who passed away in 2015. Although he is gone, the memorable moments during my time living with him will forever remain. His faithful influence...
Halftime Shows & Helping Our Children Define the Line

Halftime Shows & Helping Our Children Define the Line

by Randell Turner, Ph.D. As is often the case, last Sunday’s halftime show during the “big game” drew a variety of reactions. On one hand, there were celebrities and well-known athletes praising the two women on stage: “AMAZING! Fantastic Half Time Show!” “Incredible...

Just Use Your Words Wisely. Just Be DAD.

How to Use Your Speech to Build Up Your Children by Randell D. Turner, Ph.D. From our earliest days on the playground, we’ve heard this familiar quote: “Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can never hurt you.” Although those may have been useful words...

Teens and the “Terrible Toos”

by Randell Turner, Ph.D. We’re all familiar with that phase in many toddlers’ lives called the “Terrible Twos.” It’s when their lifelong struggle for independence begins. The word “No” becomes their personal creed and the most...

The Hug That Changed My Life

A Father Re-Connects With His Daughter                                      by Randell Turner, Ph.D. It was the smell that triggered the memory. The odor enveloped my senses, propelling me into an emotional time warp. Forgotten scenes replayed the episode like...

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