Father’s Day and the Privilege of Being a Dad

Father’s Day and the Privilege of Being a Dad

We all celebrated Mother’s Day a few weeks ago, and I hope you did it up right. Moms definitely deserve to be honored and celebrated. In many ways, Father’s Day is different. (And that’s okay.) Most dads aren’t expecting a whole lot in the way of gifts. We’re good...
3 Tips for Dads to Address the Digital Dilemma

3 Tips for Dads to Address the Digital Dilemma

by Justin Batt If you’ve been out to eat at a restaurant recently, then you’ve most likely seen what has become a common occurrence in our society today: a family sitting at a table together, but instead of connecting with each other, their noses are buried in a phone...

Kids’ Essays Show the Power of Father Figures

by Ken Canfield, Ph.D. Every Father’s Day I get reflective about the state of fatherhood in our nation—where we’ve been and where we’re going. First, my attention goes to all the children who are fatherless; we are acutely aware of the impact of fatherlessness. Its...
Work & Family: Can You Really ‘Have It All’?

Work & Family: Can You Really ‘Have It All’?

The roles and expectations of fathers continue to move and shift. With moms spending more time working and family situations getting more and more complex, dads are often expected to step in and do more at home. And that’s not a bad thing. We dads are learning a...
3 Tips for Sibling Rivalry

3 Tips for Sibling Rivalry

It’s never fun dealing with kids who get on each other’s nerves. They annoy, taunt, poke and punch. They tease each other almost as if it’s their job. And maybe it is. It’s never fun for parents when kids do this, but it isn’t always a bad thing. They’re figuring out...