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 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...

Get Involved in Your Child's Education

  To have the best impact on your children’s future, [tweet_dis]your involvement in their education needs to extend beyond their school-related learning[/tweet_dis]. Whether it’s in the car, on the playing field or at the dinner table, you can teach life...

Surprise Your Kids!

by Jay Payleitner   Once again, this week we’re featuring a chapter from It’s Great Being a Dad—written by three committed dads who frequent this space: Carey Casey, Jay Payleitner and Brock Griffin. This blog comes with a twist. After reading the good ideas below,...

Sarcasm – Is It Ever OK?

So you clicked over to read something that might help you be a better father. You must be the best dad in the world … We all know that everyone absolutely adores sarcasm, right? It is one of those wonderful character traits that kids love about their dad and...

3 Ways to NOT Bully Your Kids

3 Ways to NOT Bully Your Kids as told to Brock Griffin   We are just finishing up National Bullying Prevention Month, and it’s definitely worth recognizing in today’s world. We would all be wise to learn more about the challenges related to bullying and find ways to...