Category Archives: Articles on Fatherhood

Teaching Our Children to Stop and Think

Intelligence is made up of at least two key components: information processing and information application. In middle childhood, it is important for parents to understand these components of intelligence and how they apply to their parenting. Continue reading

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Whose Hand Did You Shake?

A handshake is a small gesture that communicates value. Let us live our lives out of a foundation of love rather than fear. Let us acknowledge one another, even when we do not agree with one another. Let us reflect Christ in some small way to every person we meet on this journey of life. Continue reading

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Me. You. Us.

We all exist in the world. We all affect one another. This reality cannot be avoided. The question is, how do we attempt to live, knowing we live in a populated world. Do we live in isolation, in unhealthy community, in semi-healthy community, or in healthy community? How do each of these look, and how can we work toward healthier community? Continue reading

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On Doing the Right Thing

Doing the right thing sounds simple enough in concept, but it is quite difficult in practice. Is it even worth the effort? Continue reading

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#You,too?

The hashtag #MeToo showed us just how prevalent sexual abuse is in our culture. As a man, what can you do to combat this injustice and fight against sexual abuse? Continue reading

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More Than Self-Determination

Can one person make a difference in the life of someone who has experienced trauma? Yes, and it is surprising how much so. You can be that one person for someone else. Continue reading

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Parenting Through Trauma

Trauma affects the majority of people. People who have experienced trauma should be aware of how trauma may effect their parenting. Their is no shame in having experienced trauma and likewise no shame in seeking help. Continue reading

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Securely Attaching

There are many misconceptions regarding attachment parenting. What is attachment parenting? A phrase I particularly like that describes the relationship between secure attachment and later success is “Early dependence leads to later independence.” Continue reading

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Ignore the Noise, Focus on Your Child

Learn the importance of being sensitive and attentive to your children in early childhood…while not beating yourself up for not being perfect. Continue reading

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An Awakening of Self

In the midst of so many messages which bombard us daily, it can be challenging to maintain equilibrium. How we define ourselves changes as frequently as the weather, and such instability leads to depression, despair, apathy, and a whole host of other challenges. In the midst of our chaotic society, it is vital we find a center from which to live. Here is my story of how I found my center. Continue reading

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