Just Speak to Your Daughter’s Heart. Just Be DAD.

by Michelle Watson, PhD, LPC So dad, I know that you don’t always have it easy when it comes to trying to understand your daughter. As a girl myself, I can truly say that much of the time we think you can tell what we’re feeling or needing or wanting just because mom...

How to “Build” a Better Dad

Just Invest in Your Sons. Just Be DAD.  by Tim Wright These are interesting days to be a dad. On the one hand, research overwhelmingly tells us that dads play an essential role in the lives of their sons and daughters. On the other hand, certain voices in culture not...

3 Ways to NOT Bully Your Kids

3 Ways to NOT Bully Your Kids as told to Brock Griffin   We are just finishing up National Bullying Prevention Month, and it’s definitely worth recognizing in today’s world. We would all be wise to learn more about the challenges related to bullying and find ways to...

Just Demonstrate Healthy Emotions. Just Be DAD.

by Sam J. Jones   Fathers find it difficult to show emotions to their children and spouses. That’s what I have noticed after more than a decade of training fathers through the National Center for Fathering “Quenching the Father-Thirst: Developing a Dad” curriculum....

Just Be a Life-giving 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,...

Just Be a Spiritual Mentor. Just Be DAD.

by Steve Wilson   My second oldest child is living in England for several months while interning in her field of work. We’ve kept up with her adventure through the standard media of the day—Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Skype and iCloud Photo Sharing. It’s been fun...