by Jay Payleitner: One of the great privileges of fatherhood is roughhousing a bit with the kids. The joy of being a dad should overflow into making physical connections with sons and daughters at every age and stage.
Chris told me a story that provides a great example and a new word we can all use to help us remember the importance of encouraging our kids.
One of the greatest presents you can give your daughter is to affirm her through writing. – Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield
How we respond to difficulties or crisis situations will create a reference point that our children will remember and carry forward into the future.
We can and must become nurturing dads through giving affection, affirmation, and attention to our children. We do this with our arms, words, eyes and ears.
by Michelle Watson Canfield – A girl needs head connections with her dad in order to navigate life, but heart connections with him are vital to her ability to thrive in life.
by Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield As we all know, it can be a daunting task for dads and daughters to talk about the...
When a dad says he wants better communication with his kids, he shouldn’t just jump in and start talking. The first thing he needs to do—and do well—is listen.
Feeling anger or frustration isn’t the problem. It’s what you do with those emotions that’s key.