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...

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...

Start Preparing Your Kids for College

…starting now.   [tweet_box]Dad, you are so important to your child’s success![/tweet_box] Dads provide many benefits to a child’s education- an opinion, homework help, support, encouragement, keeping them on track… the list goes on and on!...

Work or Family: Where Are You Indispensable, Dad?

  Once again, this week we’re featuring a chapter from the new book, It’s Great Being a Dad—written by Jay Payleitner, Brock Griffin and Carey Casey. Your daughter’s second-grade school program is scheduled in the middle of a workday. She’s playing a lion and...