Dad, You Can Be a Responsive Leader

Dad, You Can Be a Responsive Leader

When your son or daughter expresses a need, how do you respond?  There’s a term that’s pretty common in research about dads: “responsive fathering.” It comes up most often in relation to fathers and their infants or very young children, and there are all kinds of...
Involved Fathering Helps Your Marriage

Involved Fathering Helps Your Marriage

This week we’re highlighting some insights that Justin Batt shared during our recent fathering radio special.  Justin started a weekly habit of creating fun and memorable activities with his kids. For him, it worked out best on Saturdays because that’s when his wife...
Older Dads: Stay Plugged In

Older Dads: Stay Plugged In

Younger dads, please don’t ignore this blog. I’m writing to more experienced dads, but I hope you’ll stay with us and maybe catch a glimpse of your future. We know the tendency for many seasoned dads is to tune us out. They feel like their fathering role is slowing...
Are You Coasting, Dad?

Are You Coasting, Dad?

Here at fathers.com there’s an old saying: Father’s Day Every Day. At least it’s old to us. We even used that as the title of a conference years back.  The idea is to make every day count with your kids and renew your commitment to them every morning. If Father’s Day...

Father’s Day Review: Info and Inspiration

We hope you had a fantastic Father’s Day. No matter how you celebrated, you deserve to be honored for the role you play in your children’s lives. As usual, Father’s Day brought more attention to dads from the media, and this year was no exception. There’s some...
4 Ways to Ring in Your New Year of Fathering

4 Ways to Ring in Your New Year of Fathering

Here at fathers.com, we often think of Father’s Day as a milestone, the start of a new year in your fathering, when you end one season and begin another. It can be a time when you reflect on the past and set goals and resolutions for the future—especially as they...