Laugh with Them. Cry with Them.

Laugh with Them. Cry with Them.

by Jay Payleitner Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. – Romans 12:15  When our kids come to us with emotional news, why do we often reflect the opposite emotion back to them? I will never forget a brief conversation I had with my dad my...
5 Ways to Make a Difference for Your Son

5 Ways to Make a Difference for Your Son

According to recent research, boys in our country are “fragile.” And this isn’t a new idea. Similar things have been written for almost the past 30 years. When compared to girls, boys generally show much higher tendencies to struggle with issues such...
Single Fathers: Press On

Single Fathers: Press On

by Matt Haviland Is it possible to be a great father as a single dad? The short answer is, “Absolutely!” However, since being a single parent brings a variety of outside factors and dynamics, we may have to take a slightly different approach. It will surely look...
4 Qualities of Growing Dads

4 Qualities of Growing Dads

Howard, who grew up without a dad, became a father in his teens and has struggled for years with the demands of raising five children, especially since he never had a male role model. Working two jobs, he was always too tired for his kids and made excuses instead of...
“Why is my father always angry?”

“Why is my father always angry?”

There’s a powerful fathering insight that some of us need to hear and take to heart, and it comes from our online search data. Quite a few people come to fathers.com using search terms like: “how do I deal with my angry dad”“why is my father always yelling at...