Boundary Battles

  Do you ever get into boundary battles with your kids? Maybe it’s just part of being a dad. Your kids see something and they want it … but they really shouldn’t have it. Or their friends are allowed to do things that you don’t think are appropriate for...

One Question that Can Help You Be a Better Dad

  Our annual essay contest always brings out some amazing thoughts from kids. Sometimes the essays make you laugh out loud; sometimes they break your heart. And quite often you get a nugget or two about how to be a better dad. This week is about one of those: The...

Better Than a Promise: Guest Blog

This week we present a “guest blog” from a featured blogger, Clark H Smith. He makes a great point about making and keeping promises to our children. Enjoy … and keep up the good work, Dad.   Better Than a Promise #Challenge: Dads, have you ever withdrawn...

Laptop Destruction, or How to Be a Dad with Poise

  You have probably seen the video that’s everywhere on the Internet and featured on many news outlets … Earlier this month, a 15-year-old girl posts a profanity-laced complaint about her parents on Facebook, thinking only some of her friends would see it. But...