Stay Plugged In When it Comes to Media Choices

Have your kids seen The Hunger Games yet? If your children are 10 or older, you surely know about this movie already. The film raises some important concerns for fathers and families. It’s rated PG-13 due to “intense violent thematic material and disturbing...

Just Give Your Son a Positive Identity. Just Be DAD.

The Value of a Good Name by Tim Brown   We are living in a time where [tweet_dis]many boys are searching desperately for an identity[/tweet_dis]. They lack guidance and direction. They are searching for who they are, and usually looking in the wrong places; often,...

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....