Natural Fever Relief

Natural Fever Relief

When your child is miserable and can’t sleep, treating a fever with natural remedies may give enough relief for them to sleep and heal. Natural Fever Relief Read more

The world needs you to be a kickass dad

The world needs you to be a kickass dad

In order to create a better world, we need more kickass dads. Dads who connect and engage and teach their children. Dads who set an example of integrity and honesty and authenticity. Dads who are committed to their ideals and morals and purpose. You may ask yourself, “Why me? Why are you picking on dads?… Read more

Fatherhood Through a Divorce

Fatherhood Through a Divorce

With all the difficulties that can come with a divorce, you naturally want to reduce the impact on any children involved. Effective communication with your former partner will not only ease the transition for kids, but also make the process more agreeable for the adults involved. If both parents can put aside their differences to… Read more

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

Facebook is putting my mother out of business

Facebook is putting my mother out of business

We used to get a phone call from our mothers once a week with the news from home: weddings, funerals, births, stories of who was doing what (and with whom). Now we can just login and have all of that same information in real-time, with social media. My buddy recently heard about a wedding proposal… 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

6 Nurturing Tips for New Dads: Cherish Your Partner

6 Nurturing Tips for New Dads: Cherish Your Partner

There’s a saying that goes something like: “If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy!” I used to think it was just a funny saying, until we had kids, and now I have seen the truth behind it. When a woman is pregnant and her body is working overtime, she’ll love it if you take the… Read more

Enjoy the Now: Being Present With Your Children

Enjoy the Now: Being Present With Your Children

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. -from the Tao Te Ching, Stephen Mitchell translation One of the greatest gifts that a father can give… 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