Divorced Dads: Respect a Child’s Love

Divorced Dads: Respect a Child’s Love

by Bob Collins Once upon a time, there was a happy family—dad, mom, and their little boy. One year, Dad and Mom gave their little boy a puppy for his fourth birthday. That little boy and his puppy became best friends, as little boys and puppies do. The puppy was...

Single Dads and Expectations

If you’re a recently divorced dad, be prepared to see a side of your kids you’ve never seen before. Kids who have been through a divorce often act in certain ways. As a single dad, you need to know what to watch for—and how to respond. Here are some common...

Divorced Dads: Find Ways to Be Involved

Some of the most heroic examples of fatherhood are found in single, non-custodial dads. While some men make things worse for everyone by pretty much checking out of their children’s lives, more and more men are bucking that trend. Divorced dads are finding ways to...

Thanks for What? Divorced Dads & the Holidays

by Scott Moore It’s that time of year again: the holidays. For many divorced parents, during this time of year when everyone is talking about family, we’re without. While it’s difficult not having a partner during the holidays, it’s particularly difficult when we...
Talking About the Divorce: 5 Things Kids Need to Hear

Talking About the Divorce: 5 Things Kids Need to Hear

by Keith Zafren                             My wife and I separated three years ago. Honestly, it could have happened sooner, but for several years I was paralyzed by fear. I wanted to avoid hurting my three boys the way my dad’s leaving had hurt me, and I was really...

Single Fathers: Press On

by Matt Haviland Is it possible to be a great father as a single dad? The short answer is, “Absolutely!” However, since being a single parent brings a variety of outside factors and dynamics, we may have to take a slightly different approach. It will surely look...

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