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

Fatherhood and the Second Child

Fatherhood and the Second Child

Having a second child often seems like a complete rehash of how everything happened the first time around. Your wife finds out that she’s pregnant, you go to prenatal appointments, and you start decorating a new bedroom. When the time comes, you rush her off to the hospital and help her greet a beautiful new… Read more

Top 5 Apps for Fathers for 2012

Top 5 Apps for Fathers for 2012

Ways to make technology work for you as a dad. Sometimes it seems like modern technology is an enemy of good parenting and happy family life. Distractions are everywhere, and the impulse for the family to drop down online rabbit-holes and detach is ever-present. Still, modern technology is part of our lives, and it’s going… Read more

Help Kickstart a Book about Engaged Fatherhood

Help Kickstart a Book about Engaged Fatherhood

There are plenty of books on the market about the importance of motherhood, but books about engaged fatherhood? Not so much. So I’m asking for your help to Kickstart the publishing of “Oh Oh, Baby Boy! The Makings of Engaged Fatherhood“, by a very talented artist, Janine Macbeth (wife of one of my recent homebirth… Read more