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...

"Dear Daddy" Video: A Priority Wake-Up Call

Imagine that today you’re reading a letter from your child, only it’s ten or fifteen years in the future and your child is a young adult. What would he or she write to you? If you had the benefit of those insights about your relationship, would it change...

5 Daily Steps to Balance Work and Family

In today’s world, one of the most common and urgent needs among fathers is tips for managing their time. The ability to do this is a key to success at work and with your family, and the beginning of a new year might be a great time to start some new habits in...

"Fatherhood Comes First," says Super Bowl coach

Super Bowl XLIII-winning head coach Mike Tomlin wrote a commentary called “Fatherhood Comes First, Then the Game” in USA Today for the Friday before the big game. Among the other refreshing comments about one of his top priorities in life—fatherhood—Tomlin...

How Much Time Do You Have Left with Your Kids?

Maybe you heard it recently from the grandparents or other extended family: “My, how the children have grown!” Maybe you saw some old photos or home videos and were stunned. “Were they ever really that little?” It’s true, isn’t it? “They grow...