Accepting a Disabled Child: A Message of Hope

My daughter, Holly, has a severe form of epilepsy. The strong seizures began when she was about 14. During most days, she had one or more seizures. Some were “drop attacks,” which caused her to fall backward. She had many bad falls before we got her a...

3 Holiday Tips for Single Dads

The holidays are here. You love your kids, and you want to be with those little rascals. You want to share all the wonderful experiences that the holidays promise, but you’re divorced—or you are getting a divorce—and you don’t want to share them with your...

Simple Truths for Dads Facing Barriers

Although divorced dads may identify with this most easily, every dad faces relationship barriers of some kind, and all dads can benefit from being reminded about a few simple truths. Not long ago, we heard from a divorced dad whom we’ll call Mike. He’s...

What's your secret to a strong family?

Dad, what’s your secret to bonding with your children? There is compelling research on what makes a great father, as detailed in the book Championship Fathering. But along with that, we must also allow every dad room to find his own expressions of...

Virtual Visitation for Today's Mobile Fathers (and Grandfathers)

In today’s society, we are increasingly mobile. According to an article in this year’s New York Times, 3.6 million married Americans were living apart from their spouses and families due to their job, commuting and living in a different city just for work....

Five Father's Day Ideas for Single Dads

Being a single dad isn’t all work. In fact, sometimes it’s great fun. So with Father’s Day coming up, here are five ideas to keep in mind that will be good for you, and your kids. Some of these ideas pertain to this Father’s Day, and others...