Detective or Explorer? Dads & Communication

  Among the greatest qualities every dad should seek to build in his relationships with his children, open communication ranks right near the top. When dads and kids can talk things through in a healthy way, and when kids feel free to approach their dads about...

3 Principles to Help You Handle Parenting Challenges

“What’s your position on allowing teens to go out on school nights?” That’s the question we received from a dad not long ago. All parents face similar challenges and decisions as part of everyday life. Some other examples might be: How much computer, TV or iPod time...

Dad, You Can Help Your Teen Make Wise Decisions About Sex

Just a few weeks ago, a new research review from the journal Pediatrics reaffirmed one area where father power shows up: their children’s decisions about sex. The study noted two factors in fathers that increase the chances that teens will put off sexual activity:...