4 Thoughts for Dads in Complex Situations

A dad we’ll call “Bill” is desperate. He’s been separated from his three sons for about seven years. He does get to see them occasionally, but the distance is hard as you can imagine. Of course, each of his kids is different, and that only increases Bill’s frustration...

4 Steps for Your New Year Fathering Action Plan

As the New Year arrives, it’s natural to think about turning over a new leaf. Bad habits to stop. Good habits to start. Resolutions to keep. On a personal level, maybe you’d like to lose a few pounds next year, get out of debt, get better organized, or...
5 “Main Things” for Busy Dads

5 “Main Things” for Busy Dads

Dad, are you a going a million miles an hour? In today’s world, one of the enemies of having closely connected families life is how busy we all are. It’s so easy to get distracted and off track from our families, which should be among our highest priorities. You...
Make Every Day Like Father’s Day

Make Every Day Like Father’s Day

by Dr. Ken Canfield “Happy Father’s Day” from all of us fathers.com. No, I haven’t changed the calendar or lost my mind. I know this isn’t the middle of June. At fathers.com, we’re about inspiring and equipping men to be the best dads they can be. And that means that...

Work or Family: Where Are You Indispensable, Dad?

  Once again, this week we’re featuring a chapter from the new book, It’s Great Being a Dad—written by Jay Payleitner, Brock Griffin and Carey Casey. Your daughter’s second-grade school program is scheduled in the middle of a workday. She’s playing a lion and...

A 10-Year-Old’s List Becomes a Daddy Wake-Up Call

Have you heard of Mohamed El-Erian? He’s a multimillionaire. Until May 2013, he was chief executive of the PIMCO investment fund, one of the largest in the world. His annual earnings were estimated to be more than $100 million. Why did Mr. El-Erian step down from such...