The Best Gift for Your Child: Romance for Your Wife

You love your children; you deeply desire to see them grow up healthy and happy. But what is the most important thing you can give your children to help them grow up feeling loved, nurtured, self-confident and at peace? There are many good answers here, such as...

What Children Gain When You Love Their Mother

“Who has helped you the most in your fathering?” We asked that very question to thousands of men as part of our research. Some answered, “My father” or “My pastor.” Several mentioned Dr. James Dobson. But the most popular answer by...

Prepare To Fight Fair

The Williams family was at it again. Mom accused Dad of being rude to her that morning, and Dad denied it. His memory, he claimed, was much more accurate than hers. Mom said he was crazy—if he couldn’t even remember to put up the toilet seat, how could he claim...

Great Dates (even for busy parents)

Remember your dating days—those long walks, romantic dinners, and intimate conversations that were the milestones of falling in love? Those moments full of emotion and closeness became the foundation for your marriage relationship. However, for most, dating abruptly...

Marital Interaction

One of the best things a father can do for his kids is love their mother and build a strong marriage. The effort you put into your marriage is worth it to your children. To prove that, I’m going right to the source. Just listen to this sixth grade girl who wrote...

A Dad's Secret Weapon: Parental Discussion

Do you think of your wife as a teammate? This is not like when she feeds the kids, changes their diapers, dresses them and then gives them to you to play with. That's hardly teamwork. This kind of teamwork isn't even like a machine—like an eleven-man offense...