When I was a wee lad I remember trying to learn how to use a Yo-Yo. Remember those things? Maybe it will or has become a “thing” again but I don’t see many of them around. As I was reflecting on my youngest daughter graduating from college in a few weeks. I see the emotion in her tweets (it’s the only way I really get a chance to stay current on what she’s doing-she uses Twitter like a journal of her thoughts in 140 character blocks)-sometimes being a dad is like that yo-yo. What yo-yo tricks should you do for your kids? Check out the latest from DadPad
What do you do for overcoming fear in your life? What fears did you have as a kid? What fears do your kids have? Fears are almost always unfounded but they are real. Overcoming fears as a child is a big step to learning how to overcome fears as an adult.
No matter the task, it really has much less to do with my “passion” but much more about my “willingness” to do what needs to be done since there is no one else that can do what I can do in my family as a father.
What you do in your home is being recorded. No, this is not a post about outsiders using cameras to invade your privacy. But, there are people you know watching your every move and it sets the course for their lives.
I was asked to be a guest on a Woman’s podcast program yesterday. For an half-hour I had the privilege of speaking to a predominantly (I assume) women’s audience to talk about Biblical Fatherhood. It gave me a little bit of apprehension on two fronts…first, biblical fatherhood is a big topic and I certainly don’t […]
I’m not given to hyperbole much. I don’t like the grandiose marketing pitch, the over the top production or the multisyllabic words meant to express an extreme affection for asomething, i.e., Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. But, as I watched Session 9 of the Stepping Up™ Video Study I was extremely moved by two questions that Rob Rienow […]
Are you raising cactuses or trees? No, this is not a comparison of their prickly personalities. The differences between cactuses and trees is similar to parenting…the amount of investment determines the strength and beauty.
If you haven't noticed, it's election season. Just thought I would be your news source. Seriously, as I watch the continual banter and bashing by each candidate and their teams, I am growing weary and have a tough time continuing to try and slog through the rhetoric to get to the meat of what each […]
Do we really have a favorite child? There was a recent stir over a story about a dad who went public with a confession that he “favorited” one of his kids over the other in a blog post. Since he’s a public figure in Canada (a broadcaster), his large following spread the story and he […]