That is right, doing this one simple thing will help your children avoid: drugs, obesity, alcohol, cigarettes, depression, inadequate grades, eating disorders, and teen pregnancies. Today our families are under attack from about every walk of life. Full schedules, media, computers, drugs, etc. are all taking away from family time and diminishing bonds of unity. […]
The end of the first month in the year 2014 is about to be in the past. How are those resolutions and goals going for the year so far? Are they still goals of yours? I feel that the month end gives me a chance to reevaluate how my goals are going and recalibrate myself […]
It may be natural for moms to rush to meet every need their kids have. Women are nurturers by nature, after all. But dads have a lot to offer in all phases of parenting, too. Take a look at these reasons to let dad handle the kids more.
It is the season of thanksgiving and in a society generally felt to be overly entitled it falls on parents (including dads) to teach their children about gratitude. Today I’ve tried to gather some of my thoughts around ideas and ways we can help our kids show a little more thanks.
Today, we honor the millions of Americans who have fought for our freedom. May God bless these men and women and the families that support them. Thank you for your service.
Children love their Daddies! Your children love to hear your voice, to see you come in the door, to sit next to you at the table, and to play with you as long as you can possibly play. Dads get a raw deal, however. The pressure to earn a living often has a desperate thread woven […]
For several years I have worked as a finishing carpenter installing custom closets, crown molding, doors, and trim. I love me a set of power tools and now that I am a stay at home dad, I was in search of an all around good set of power tools that have what it takes to […]
We all know that we need to spend time with our children but how often do we proactively work toward creating memories. Sitting around the house watching TV or working on the computer while the children are in the room is not family time. The valuable time comes when you decide to make a memory.
New Research finds that children’s on-screen reading overtakes reading in print. Research by the National Literacy Trust finds that for the first time children are reading more on computers and other electronic devices than they are reading books, magazines, newspapers and comics. While technology provides refreshing ways of engaging children in literature, the research found […]
The first thing I have to share with you all is this very cool video of some very talented kids completely jamming out on their instruments. My favorite, is the kid on the drums. He absolutely kills it! I have to admire the support of the moms and dads who endured hours and hours of […]