Dad, Start a New Habit, Like One-on-one Time

Here’s a Father’s Day challenge for you. (You have some lead time to think about how you can apply it.) Here it is: Start one new habit that will make a difference with your family. Think about one change you can make that will benefit your children or bring you...

Your Job Description: Defining What it Means to Be a Dad

Remember when you held your first baby in your arms and asked yourself, “Now what do I do?” You didn’t get an answer, did you? At work, a job description helps keep you on task for your company. But what about a job description for dads? At no time do we feel the need...

Go Public in the New Year as 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...

Why Great Fathering Does NOT Involve Sacrifice

Do you ever think about how much you’re sacrificing for your children? Many fathers should make a bigger commitment to their fathering. The simple, everyday investments in your children can be the most powerful over the long haul. To be clear,...

A Pep Talk for the Second Half

At the start of a new year, as some are making new resolutions (or at least thinking about making changes), here’s a suggestion from author Bob Barnes that should be helpful for all dads who have kids in any level of school: Look at the New Year as a kind of...