Why Isolation Can Be Good for Fathers and Families

Why Isolation Can Be Good for Fathers and Families

by Rick Wertz Social distancing and self-isolation are terms very few had heard of just a few weeks ago. Now they are daily headlines and constant reminders. The encouragement early on was to practice good hygiene and keep your distance from someone who is sick. That...
5 Tips: Social Distance Can Mean More Father Involvement

5 Tips: Social Distance Can Mean More Father Involvement

by Dr. Ken Canfield Dads, I trust you’re doing everything you can to protect yourself, your family and others around you during this time when most of us have totally different routines and there’s an overriding uncertainty about the future. I hear about many families...
How to Raise a World-Changing Daughter

How to Raise a World-Changing Daughter

by Michelle Watson, PhD, LPC I’ll let you in on a little secret: I want to be a world changer! Stated more specifically (and with a lot more words!): I want to leave a lasting legacy of equipping fathers with better tools to intentionally and consistently pursue their...
Teaching Kids to Be Responsible

Teaching Kids to Be Responsible

Dad, here are two tips for teaching kids to be responsible when they’ve messed up. Michael’s preteen son came home from an event with friends, and Michael heard him crying in the kitchen. Pretty soon the boy confessed: “I lost my phone.” That...
6 Thoughts for Dads of Special-Needs Children

6 Thoughts for Dads of Special-Needs Children

Fathers who have special-needs children or kids with life-threatening diseases face daunting challenges. Not only are their families more financially stressed, but the emotional, physical and relational strains of caring for a child will impact the entire family. But...