3 Principles to Help You Handle Parenting Challenges

  “What’s your position on allowing teens to go out on school nights?” That’s the question we received from a dad not long ago. All parents face similar challenges and decisions as part of everyday life. Some other examples might be: How much computer, TV or iPod time...

Gratitude Can Help You As a Father

  Here’s a question you might be asked a few times during the next few days: What are you thankful for? Probably the first things that come to mind are your family members—your kids and your wife, if you’re married. If your family is healthy, you’re...

Dad, You Can Help Your Teen Make Wise Decisions About Sex

  Just a few weeks ago, a new research review from the journal Pediatrics reaffirmed one area where father power shows up: their children’s decisions about sex. The study noted two factors in fathers that increase the chances that teens will put off sexual activity:...

Boundary Battles

  Do you ever get into boundary battles with your kids? Maybe it’s just part of being a dad. Your kids see something and they want it … but they really shouldn’t have it. Or their friends are allowed to do things that you don’t think are appropriate for...

New Study: Time with Dads Helps Teens

  Encouraging news for dads of teens … and dads of future teens! According to results released this week from a seven-year research study, “The more time [teens] spent alone with their fathers, the higher their self-esteem; the more time with their dads in a...

Be a Good Dad by Discussing Drug Use with Your Kids

Friday is 420, dad. Do you know what that means? Do your kids? If you haven’t heard that, 420 is code for smoking marijuana … and now it has become an unofficial holiday (April 20). One of the dads on our staff, who just learned about “420” this...