Just Keep Learning and Growing. Just Be Dad.

A Balanced Perspective on Fatherhood by Brock Griffin   As you know, fatherhood is a joy! … and sometimes, not so much. [tweet_dis]The longer I am a dad, the more I’m humbled about the role.[/tweet_dis] I talk to more and more men who are having difficulties...

Treat Your Daughter Like Royalty

Insights Straight from Girls by Michelle Watson, PhD, LPC With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to give you an all-access pass behind the curtain of a girl’s heart from the vantage point of a few courageous girls who shared...

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...

Kids vs. Romance

Just Connect with Your Bride. Just Be DAD. by Jay Payleitner One of the oldest running jokes in the world is how kids put a halt to romance. And believe me, I get the joke. The distraction and prohibition begin with the last trimester of pregnancy with your first...

Just Learn (and Pass On) Authentic Manhood. Just Be Dad.

A Dad’s Stupid Quest for Masculinity by Mike McCormick Recently, my 14-year-old son and I were riding ATVs in the Rocky Mountains on a father-son bonding weekend. At one point, we encountered a particularly treacherous incline. It had snowed that morning, and the...

Forgiving a Dying Deadbeat Dad

A Just Be DAD guest blog by Rashad Smith   “Your dad has cancer that has spread all over his body…” was the text message that I received from my sister Keisha who heard the information from our Uncle Barney who has been more than a father than Bobby...