Give Yourself for Christmas

  Want to know one the best gifts you can give your kids for Christmas—beyond the gifts you wrap and place under the tree? Since those material gifts are probably already purchased and wrapped, let’s talk a bit about a truly lasting gift you can give your...

For the Best Mother's Day Ever …

  We didn’t talk to your mom or your kids’ mom, but here’s some wisdom from a group of ladies who are probably a lot like the moms in your life. We asked these moms, “What happened on your best Mother’s Day ever?” Here’s what we learned: Gifts are fine, but most...

Go Public in the New Year and Be a Good Dad!

Planning on dropping a few pounds? Giving up caffeine? Reading a book a month? These are all great resolutions, but you might want to add one … How about making a resolution about being a better father? Likely, the best way you can improve as a dad is by...

Four Strategies: How to be a Dad Who Pays Attention to School

It’s always the same this time of year … Work obligations slow down a bit (if you are lucky) and family obligations start picking up. So consider this question: How much time are you spending in your child’s life? Specifically, how involved are you in your...

Sometimes You’ve Gotta Let Your Kid Play Hooky…

A mom recently told us that when she was a kid, her dad would help her “play hooky.” Shocking, right? It’s actually a great example of a father who created a memorable tradition and bonded with his daughter during the holiday season … See … her...