So, Justin Bieber has spoken out to fathers everywhere. Interesting. I have three daughters. None have caught the “fever” – ever. One of the reasons is that I don’t let it come into the house. I guess I have inoculated them to the threat. In fact, when his name comes up in conversation or when they hear … More Bieber Fever, and it ain’t pretty
Play is one of the great ways dads connect with their kids. We can be an entertainer, an observer, or a playmate. We can get involved with the play, watch what’s happening, or help our kids learn.
Men, read this story about a soldier killed in battle in 2005. He clearly left an impact in his world. And that impact is reflected in how those who knew him best dealt with his death. Consider what it would take from us as faithful husbands and partners to earn the kind of faithfulness shown … More Faithful –
I’m not pretending to think this is original. Its more like revisiting something that we all know, yet we can tend to forget if we aren’t reminded from time to time – like that little light in my car that tells me its time to change the oil (now I no longer need to wonder … More The Good Father: Back to the Basics
School days are upon us. And sometimes I wonder if its more like school “daze” as our kids are heading out of the home making new friends, meeting new people, and trying new things. The only thing is that some of those “new things” we wish they’d avoid. Like the day my kindergarten-aged daughter wondered … More Ears, Pebbles, and a Dazed Dad
I couldn’t help but respond to this post. It leaves me with two thoughts: 1) I am thankful to be around for my kids to be able to ask me these questions. 2) I am hopeful my kids see me a father who they can bring these questions to. Just because I’m around doesn’t necessarily … More Questions for Dad
Human Relations — author unknown The six most important words: “I admit I made a mistake.” The five most important words: “You did a good job.” The four most important words: “What is your opinion.” The three most important words: “If you please.” The two most important words: “Thank you,” The one most important word: … More Little Words of Wisdom