Part of the How to Be a Better Dad series – Most of us aren’t alone in our efforts to shape our kids, and we should recognize the many benefits moms bring.
I was recently asked about how I celebrate Mother's Day as a single father. It took me a moment to think about the question. Then I realized that, for the single dad, Mother's Day is actually about our children. I also found that when I have shared my Mother's Day experiences at SingleDad.com, there seemed to be a common theme among single dads like me who have discovered new relationships with their children as well as with the mother of their children.
Some fun personal and practical family activities to celebrate without feeling the “Valentine Blues” that often come for single dads.
10 minutes / 10 Questions to ask your kids this Thanksgiving.
As I look back on my own personal experiences with co-parenting, I can only draw one conclusion: I could have saved a lot of time and avoided a lot of stress if had I worried more about my behavior than my ex's. To save other guys the same painful and unnecessary process, here are the challenges that I faced when I became a single dad and had to learn to co-parent with my ex and the hard lessons I learned.