Date Your Daughter (and Other Ways to Connect)

As daughters grow, it’s common for the distance between fathers and daughters also to grow. That was Alan’s concern when he contacted us recently. But Alan has done a great thing — he’s started having regular date nights with his 17-year-old...

Jerry's Wake-Up Call (and Maybe Yours)

Our father-daughter events always revealed some valuable lessons for dads of daughters, and really all dads. One example of that comes from Jerry, who attended an event with his daughter several years ago and served recently as a volunteer at another event. When Jerry...

Video: "It means everything to have integrity"

A dad in Houston got together with his two adult daughters and made a video to help promote one of our events. One daughter, Anji, shares a heartfelt tribute to her dad, mentioning math homework, integers, and how much it meant to her that he modeled integrity on a...

Ten Tips for Dads to Promote Daughters' Sports

Why should your daughter or stepdaughter participate in sports and physical activity? To be more healthy (in mind & body), feel better about herself, learn new skills, stay off alcohol & drugs, defer sexual activity, and … TO HAVE FUN! Sadly, some...

Body Image: What is Your Daughter Thinking?

Girls always give us insightful feedback about their dads when we talk to them during our Father-Daughter Summit events. Usually, their comments focus on two areas: they’d like to spend more regular one-on-one time with their dad, and they want to be able to...

"Dad, I wish you would …"

As fathers, we would do well to admit up front that none of us has “arrived.” We all have room to improve, and we should all be diligent about figuring out where we need to grow and then actively seeking to be more effective in those areas. As a...