Do you know what makes a great dad? In this post, Jerrad Lopes shares the one thing your kids will never forget.
Do you know how to be your kid's hero? Jay Payleitner shares how to be the dad behind the scenes so well your kids will say, "My dad is my hero."
There are a ton of things you take for granted that would be empowering to a ten-year-old son or daughter. That includes stuff you learned so long ago that you don’t even know you know. Here are several ideas for how to connect with your kids through daily life. […]
The emptiness caused by absent fathers is real. I was staffing our information booth at a neighborhood fair on a warm Summer evening in August when I was approached by three teenagers. They were not wandering aimlessly. They clearly were on a mission to speak to someone at the Spokane Fatherhood Initiative tent. Two [...]
Today this daddy celebrates a son’s life. On this day five years ago, his time was up on this earth. He walked into the presence of His Heavenly Father who loves him and now cares for him even better than his earthly dad did while he was “loaned to us” for 26 years. [...]
If you are a husband or a dad, you are likely exhausted. If you’re not, you should be. This stuff requires blood, sweat, and tears. And being a fully engaged husband and father should leave you feeling wiped out by the end of the day; if you’ve got energy by the time you’re going [...]
As you can imagine, when men hear that I specialize in the dad-daughter relationship, I often experience one of two things: 1) I’m asked challenging questions that come from deep places of confusion, hurt and/or frustration with his daughter…or…. 2) Proud fathers pull out their phones and show me heartwarming [...]
We’ve had a fun year publishing blog posts each week for you. We hope you’ve enjoyed the posts and found them helpful and encouraging to you as a dad. Let’s take a look back in review of our most popular blog posts this year. Here are the top five blog posts of 2021. […]
When your four-year-old proudly presents you with a drawing of what looks like a baboon wearing a babushka boiling boomerangs on a beach, you have two choices. You can (1) crush their creative spirit. Or you can (2) catapult them into a world of imagination and innovation that will serve [...]