Believe in Miracles: 5 Lessons from Raising a Cancer Survivor

5 Lessons from Raising a Cancer Survivor by Adam Bolling   I get to be a dad. [tweet_dis]There are many fulfilling things in life, but being a dad takes the cake.[/tweet_dis] Honestly, I never thought I would ever be so blessed as to be the father of five sons—that’s...

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 Get Out of the Comfort Zone. Just Be DAD.

A Key to Connecting with Your Kids by Michael French   Remember the song “Danger Zone” from the movie Top Gun? I loved that movie, and the Kenny Loggins song is a must for any retro fan. In the movie, the song was the perfect soundtrack for those flying scenes, as the...

9 Ways for a Stepdad to Engage With His Family

Just Climb Stepdad Mountain. Just Be Dad. by Ron L. Deal   “How tall is it?” I ignorantly asked a Kenyan missionary. “Mount Kilimanjaro is over 19,000 feet tall,” he smiled. “It’s big!” No kidding, I thought. I could see the outline of the tallest mountain in Africa...

Dads, Childcare and Changing the Stereotypes

Have you ever been somewhere with your kids, and someone asks if you’re “baby-sitting” them? For a long time, we dads faced some unpleasant stereotypes. If a dad was left in charge of his kids for any length of time, the expectation was that the house would be a total...