From Matt Haviland: We all say things that are insensitive sometimes. Here are ways to be more affirming with our kids and others.
From Matt Haviland: Do you understand the long-term impact your words are having on your children? It’s especially important for single dads.
From Matt Haviland: Some of my hardest moments taught me the greatest lessons and gave me perspectives I may not have known otherwise.
Is it possible to be a great father as a single dad? Absolutely! But in some ways we may have to take a slightly different approach.
Quite a few divorced dads go through periods where they don’t get to interact much with their kids. Here are 2 thoughts to keep in mind.
My eyes were opened to the remarkable impact that man had on my daughter’s life. I began to understand the depth of this stepfather’s love …
Wisdom from dads in response to the question: How do you help your kids know that “It’s not your fault”?
Whether it was intentional or not, maybe you have tried to turn your child against his mother. And make no mistake, these kinds of comments move you dangerously close to placing yourself between your dear, sweet child and someone he loves more than anyone else, except you.
Some of the most heroic examples of fatherhood are found in single, non-custodial dads who find ways to engage their children despite the challenges.
While it’s difficult not having a partner during the holidays, it’s particularly difficult when we don’t have our children. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the things we don’t have and the things for which we’re not thankful.