Pay attention to the obvious

Pay attention to the obvious

Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. ~ Winston Churchill Are we willing to see what we’re stumbling over in our marriage, our family relationships, or our personal growth? [Image: ejhogbin at Flickr.] Read more

The Father Effect (video)

The Father Effect (video)

What is the importance of a father in a child’s life? What is the impact of a father’s words and deeds on his children? This short film, The Father Effect, explores those topics: Read more

5 things no one tells you when you become a father

5 things no one tells you when you become a father

Speaking from experience, becoming a father is truly the most humbling and magical experience imaginable. It truly is a miracle each time. Whilst sometimes stressful, there is no happier time. It soon became clear though that when they arrive they don’t come with a guidebook and there are certain aspects that I just hadn’t considered.… Read more

The Seven Ages of Dad

The Seven Ages of Dad

It’s fair to say that Dads go through many different ages, from the initial excitement and stresses of being a young father, through to the challenges of being a responsible parent to growing children, before taking on a role where they are more readily seen as Grandfathers first, and Dads second. At each of these… Read more

Top Apps To Help Keep That Father-Child DIY Project Moving

Top Apps To Help Keep That Father-Child DIY Project Moving

My father and I were very close growing up. This was partly due to the fact that he included me in so many different projects around the house. We bonded over those projects and many of those same projects are still standing in our family backyard. Nowadays, kids can be attached to their gaming consoles… Read more

Telecommuting Dads: How to Balance Work and Family

Telecommuting Dads: How to Balance Work and Family

Get back to your roots as a present, powerful work-at-home dad For most of human history, both men and women have provided for their families from home, spending most of their time near their children and sharing in household chores. It was only very recently, with the advent of factory and office jobs, that fathers… Read more

Make Everyday a Father’s Day: Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads

Make Everyday a Father’s Day: Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads

Let’s face it, sometimes fathers feel a bit left out. They may feel a little unsure of their abilities in the parenting department, and women, like many other species, can smell fear. Not only do we moms want to save a father from feeling bad, we also want to prevent as much fussing as possible,… Read more

Being a First Time Father without Having a Full Time Father

Being a First Time Father without Having a Full Time Father

I’m going to be a Dad. It’s as simple as that. By July I’m be the responsible for a living, breathing, screaming bundle of life. That life will revolve around me and my partner. Its upbringing, and indeed its very survival, is dependent on our decisions and our choices. That’s a lot of responsibility. Probably… Read more