4 Fatherly Responses to Grief and Loss

4 Fatherly Responses to Grief and Loss

The Canfield family recently announced a big loss in our lives—the passing of my wife of 43 years, Dee, who was also a mother to five, mother-in-law to four, and Nana to twelve. Being by her side for the past few months really opened my eyes to the reality of death...
Involved Fathering Helps Your Marriage

Involved Fathering Helps Your Marriage

This week we’re highlighting some insights that Justin Batt shared during our recent fathering radio special.  Justin started a weekly habit of creating fun and memorable activities with his kids. For him, it worked out best on Saturdays because that’s when his wife...
3 Valentine Gifts Your Wife Will Love

3 Valentine Gifts Your Wife Will Love

By Dr. Ken Canfield Hey, dad, what are you giving your wife this year for Valentine’s Day? Ideally, you have plans well under way, but knowing how many men typically operate, consider this your one-week reminder. I encourage you to pool all your creative energies for...

Kids vs. Romance

Just Connect with Your Bride. Just Be DAD. by Jay Payleitner One of the oldest running jokes in the world is how kids put a halt to romance. And believe me, I get the joke. The distraction and prohibition begin with the last trimester of pregnancy with your first...

8 Ways to Appreciate the Mothers in Your Life

  Make sure you honor and express gratitude on Mother’s Day this year. Moms are awesome! They deserve Mother’s Day to be awesome too. [tweet_dis]Mother’s Day is a perfect time to work with your kids to create special gifts, spoil your mom (and your...

How I Saved My Marriage

(Dedicated to my sweetheart.) by Richard Paul Evans   My oldest daughter, Jenna, recently said to me, “My greatest fear as a child was that you and mom would get divorced. Then, when I was twelve, I decided that you fought so much that maybe it would be better if you...