Part of the How to Be a Better Dad series – Most of us aren’t alone in our efforts to shape our kids, and we should recognize the many benefits moms bring.
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Problems arise for dads because many of us want the plain, cold facts, and our children don’t always communicate that way.
How to Be a Better Dad by Brian Phipps – Paint a picture of a preferred future for your kids, and leverage every life moment to help them accomplish it.
Patrick Hughes was born blind and with physical restrictions that keep him in a wheelchair. Can you imagine how his father must have felt? Patrick Senior often wondered, “Why us?” But then …
Our kids also need to know they are highly valued and deeply loved, especially by the most important man in their lives.
by Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield: “I hope you view the difficult and often shocking headlines and videos as opportunities to teach and connect with your children.”
Pick one fathering challenge, find a way to address it, and make some positive things happen.
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