3 Principles to Help You Handle Parenting Challenges

“What’s your position on allowing teens to go out on school nights?” That’s the question we received from a dad not long ago. All parents face similar challenges and decisions as part of everyday life. Some other examples might be: How much computer, TV or iPod time...

Dad, You Can Help Your Teen Make Wise Decisions About Sex

Just a few weeks ago, a new research review from the journal Pediatrics reaffirmed one area where father power shows up: their children’s decisions about sex. The study noted two factors in fathers that increase the chances that teens will put off sexual activity:...

Dating Dangers for Teens

A report by the US Department of Justice states that one in every three teen girls is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse — not by a stranger but by a dating partner. That figure far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence. In addition to...

Ways to Protect Your Child's Innocence

Just last month, a statistic was released that should be a concern for fathers: For the first time since 1990, there was an increase in teen pregnancies in 2006 (by 3%). For many, that leads to discussions about what approach works best to prevent teen pregnancy. From...