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...
Engaging Kids in the Joy of Christmas

Engaging Kids in the Joy of Christmas

Do your children believe that Christmas is a joy-filled holiday? Do you? This time of year causes us to pause and reflect on our childhood—from the tinsel on the tree, shaking the colorful packages, maybe sledding or taking a drive to look at the lights, and the many...
4 Meaningful Gifts for Your Kids

4 Meaningful Gifts for Your Kids

Each December, we hear a lot about simplifying our holiday routine, and there’s something to be said for that. In some families, the tradition that seems to be the most dominant and lasting is feeling worn out, frustrated and fed up. Sarcasm abounds when it comes to...
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...