Nurturance Articles

Dads: Give Noogies

Dads: Give Noogies

by Jay Payleitner – The joy of being a dad should overflow into making physical connections with sons and daughters at every age and stage.

A New Commitment to Encouragement

A New Commitment to Encouragement

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.

Nurturing Becomes the Man

Nurturing Becomes the Man

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.

Dad, Turn Your HEART Toward Your Daughter

Dad, Turn Your HEART Toward Your Daughter

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.

8 Steps to Better Listening for Dads

8 Steps to Better Listening for Dads

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.

Teaching Kids to Be Responsible

Teaching Kids to Be Responsible

Disciplining kids when they already feel bad for their actions is tricky. Here are two tips for teaching kids to be responsible when they’ve messed up.

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