Do you look for those times when you see your child doing something well, right or positive? If not, today’s Dad ToDo will help you.
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering-galleries, they are clearly heard at the end and by posterity. ~Jean Paul Richter A number of years ago I wondered if my children heard anything that I had said. There was […]
We all dream. There are dreams of children, like my dream to be a sports broadcaster, and then there are the dreams of the parents for their children. Both need to be handled carefully.
It is perhaps a given that Dads are adults with some life experience to solve problems. Like my Dad, we come at problems with knowledge and experience. For him it was mechanical acumen; for you it might be software skills, or sporting prowess.
My wife is a great note giver. For years she’s included a note or prayer in the kid’s lunch, in the luggage of a traveling family member or on a counter-top white board. Her diligence in this area spurred me on to express words of encouragement to my kids in similar ways. Shuffling though the […]