The Legacy of a Workaholic Dad

  Last week’s blog included part of an essay from a 5th grader about what makes his dad so great. Today we feature another essay, although this one is much more sobering. Here’s what one girl wrote about her father: Just one of the many adventures we’ve had together...

4 Ways to Manage Work So You Can Be a Better Dad

Dad, would you rather have joy or cash? The question might sound absurd, but nearly all dads are challenged by the daily struggle between work and family as they compete for our time, attention and energy. Maybe the better question is, Is your life reflecting your...

Share Your Work World with Your Kids

  Did you take your child to work this week? If you did, fantastic! For your child, it was probably much more than just a fun day away from school where he or she played games on your computer while you got work done. It’s good to embrace your role in giving...

Do Your Kids Drive You Crazy?

Sometimes, our kids drive us crazy … totally batty … up the wall. At times it requires a tremendous amount of effort to make the shift from being driven CRAZY by our kids, to honoring them as a high priority. Here’s a story about Andrew, a dad who just...

Are you doing your 'fair share' at home?

Recently, results were released from a new survey which polled more than 1,200 married moms about their parenting habits, focusing especially on how they share responsibilities with their spouses. The headline was an attention-grabber: “… Working and...