Dad, Turn Your HEART Toward Your Daughter

Dad, Turn Your HEART Toward Your Daughter

by Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield Dads, my new book, Let’s Talk: Conversation Starters for Dads and Daughters, was just released this week. And that’s exciting for me, but I want to make sure you dads know where I’m coming from. Because I know there are some dads who...
5 Power Strategies a Dad Can Use to Lead His Daughter

5 Power Strategies a Dad Can Use to Lead His Daughter

by Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield As we all know, it can be a daunting task for dads and daughters to talk about the hard stuff, the deep stuff, the vulnerable stuff, and the complex stuff. And a lot of dads have told me they prefer to leave some of those heavier topics...
8 Steps to Better Listening for Dads

8 Steps to Better Listening for Dads

When a dad says he wants better communication with his kids, he shouldn’t just jump in and start talking. The first thing he needs to do—and do well—is listen. Here are eight ideas to practice with your children every day. 1. Face your child squarely. This says, “I’m...
All Dads Face Difficulties. Are You Ready?

All Dads Face Difficulties. Are You Ready?

by Ken Canfield, Ph.D. A worldwide pandemic might be the latest example, but there are almost always situations that bring widespread uncertainties about life and what lies ahead. As fathers, we can’t predict the future, but times of testing should motivate us to step...
If I Could Go Back and “Father” 30-Year-Old Me

If I Could Go Back and “Father” 30-Year-Old Me

by Brian Phipps I have three incredible “almost-grown” kids. My daughter just started a new business and is dating a fine young man. My older son is thriving in the honors program of an excellent Christian college. My younger son is ranked eighteenth academically in...

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