We “Skipped” Christmas

Just Count Your Blessings. Just Be DAD. by Eric Snow It was the fall of 1999. Earlier in the year my career had taken us to a new town 125 miles away from our nearest family. Valerie and I were adjusting to new jobs, and our 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter...

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...

Just Enjoy What You Have. Just Be DAD.

Thanks for What? Divorced Dads & the Holidays by Scott Moore It’s that time of year again: the holidays. For many divorced parents, during this time of year when everyone is talking about family, we’re without. While it’s difficult not having a partner during the...

Just understand your son. Just be DAD

5 Things Your Son Wants to Tell You by Steven Cessario What did you want to tell your father when you were a teenager? Maybe you had feelings for a girl and you wanted some advice, or maybe you were frustrated with school, a friendship, or even life at home. Did you...

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...