Single Dads and Expectations

If you’re a recently divorced dad, be prepared to see a side of your kids you’ve never seen before. Kids who have been through a divorce often act in certain ways. As a single dad, you need to know what to watch for—and how to respond. Here are some common...

Just Talk with Your Kids About the Divorce. Just Be DAD.

5 Things Kids Need to Hear by Keith Zafren                                           My wife and I separated three years ago. Honestly, it could have happened sooner, but for several years I was paralyzed by fear. I wanted to avoid hurting my three boys the way my...

Single Fathers: Press On

by Matt Haviland   [tweet_dis]Is it possible to be a “Championship Father” as a single dad?[/tweet_dis] The short answer is, “Absolutely!” However, since being a single parent brings a variety of outside factors and dynamics, we may have to take a slightly different...

Ways to Stay Positive Through Discouragement

  A lot of dads out there feel like they are “drowning.” They’re stressed out, feeling alone, overloaded in many ways, and struggling as a dad. Here’s a word for anyone who may feel discouraged in his fathering. In any pursuit of life, there were stages of...

Just Fight for Your Children. Just Be Dad.

Divorced Dads: Choose Your Battles Wisely by Scott Moore   As divorced fathers, particularly non-custodial ones, we quickly find ourselves without many of the rights and privileges related to our children that we had before. Some of these are taken from us by the...

Steady Through the Years: A Single Dad's Journey

At 53, my days as a runner are a fond memory. Not to say I couldn’t get back into the shape I was in 1983 when I got up every morning at 6:00 am to run two miles before work. It’s just that I seem to have run out of time for myself these days. I’m a...