How to Be a Dad Who Turns Difficulties into Blessings

  How is fathering a child with special needs a “privilege”? Rob is a veteran father of four whose oldest child has Down Syndrome. Recently in a group of dads, Rob made this startling statement… He said that, despite all the physical, emotional and financial...

Dad, Start a New Habit, Like One-on-one Time

Here’s a Father’s Day challenge for you. (You have some lead time to think about how you can apply it.) Here it is: Start one new habit that will make a difference with your family. Think about one change you can make that will benefit your children or bring you...

Conflict Resolution – My Family

  As a father, making up for past mistakes takes a lot of humility, never-give-up perseverance, and sometimes heroic patience....

Being a Committed Dad is “Far Past Amazing”

  Here at the Center, we consider it “Father’s Day season” as soon as Mother’s Day is over. Among other things, our staff is finishing up interviews with dads and making arrangements for celebration events in several areas of the country related to our Father of the...

Your Job Description: Defining What it Means to Be a Dad

Remember when you held your first baby in your arms and asked yourself, “Now what do I do?” You didn’t get an answer, did you? At work, a job description helps keep you on task for your company. But what about a job description for dads? At no time do we feel the need...

You Can Be a Good Dad Even in Tough Situations

  A while back, a dad wrote to us and said, “How can someone be a good father when the system and the mother won’t let him?” For a growing number of dads today, this dad’s question is the only one that matters because they don’t have access to...