Video: Support from Others / a Fathering Group
Dads need each other to improve in that role. And often kids see the difference it makes.
"Shallow Small Groups"
A spoof on church small groups. It isn’t a men’s group, but it’s definitely worth a few good laughs.
One of the BEST ways to become a better dad …
In this new year, what's the best piece of advice we can give you, the one best thing that will have a huge positive impact on your fathering. It's debatable, but this one rose to the top: Meet with other dads for support. One clear message we get from some recent...
Don’t Be Like “Josh,” Dad; Considers the Consequences
During the normal annual year-end reflecting, it’s been a good year for many of us. But one dad is really struggling—"Josh." Today his family situation is drastically different from a year ago, and it’s all because of his own mistakes. He started down a dangerous road...
An Everyday Hero Helps Another Man Be a Great Dad
We should all be encouraged to hear about everyday heroes like James who not only are good fathers, but also enlist other dads, because that’s how we’re going to win the battle for today’s children.
New Dads (and Others) Need Support
Fathers everywhere, at any stage of the fathering journey, benefit from resources and encouragement for their day-to-day challenges.
Get Ready to Be a Dad with a Fathers Assembly
When my wife was pregnant, I was nervous. I knew I was on the brink of the most monumental transition in my life, and the men around me were not helping.
Fathering: Discover the Football Factor
On a Saturday afternoon, while his wife was out running errands, Brian was in his family room watching the Northcoast University Mudpuppys, his alma mater, play the Merrick State Generals, their rival. With a tie score and time running out, he sat on the edge of his recliner yelling, “What do you mean holding?” As if somehow he could change the referee’s mind; he was so into the game that he remained oblivious to his children jumping on the couch and running amuck until one of them passed in front of the TV.
Encourage Other Dads
Rusty is a friend of ours who has a passion for helping prison inmates. He recognized the overwhelming trend of fatherlessness among inmate fathers and took simple action to try to help. Some time ago, he began printing off copies of our weekly fathering e-mails and mailing them to prisoners he knew, knowing that it would have a ripple effect since reading material is often passed from inmate to inmate until the paper falls apart.