Fathers who get involved in their kids’ education have a big effect on the health, academic success, and happiness of their sons and daughters. The Case for Dedicated Dads by Jessica Lahey for the Atlantic One out of every three American children grows up without a biological father. These 24 million kids miss out on… Read more »
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From birth to adulthood, a Father’s involvement makes a huge difference in a child’s world. People make jokes, advertisers make commercials, and studios make movies and TV shows that tell a discouraging, insulting story of useless, unnecessary Dads. Clearly, they haven’t been talking to researchers any time in the last several years. The numbers are… Read more »
One Dad realizes that—though he can buy his little girl anything—all she really wants is time with him. Not many people see that many zeroes in a year—but that’s not the point. You could be king of the world, but your kids won’t care how much you make if you don’t meet their basic needs—one of… Read more »
All Dads are vitally important parts of their kids’ lives. In our culture many Dads may no longer live under the same roof as their children—but their kids still need fathers. Here are six ways for nonresidential fathers to be the best Dads they can be for their kids, no matter the situation.
“Being a dad is part art, part science, but mostly an act of faith.” The research is in—Dads matter. And while you can’t choose your children’s future for them, your involvement and influence make a huge difference. How do you make sense of the paradoxes of fatherhood? Go deep. Get involved. Be dedicated to being… Read more »
One of the best ways to protect your kids from pornography is to protect yourself.
Some are frivolous. Some are essential. All are abilities that your child will learn best from you. From telling a good joke to making a paper airplane, from riding a bike to standing up to a bully, here’s one dad’s list of eleven things every dad should teach his kids. And one thing only a father can… Read more »
Johns Hopkins Medical School commissioned two professors, Dr. Thomas and Dr. Duazunski to study 1,337 medical doctors who graduated from Johns Hopkins University. They wanted to determine a cause factor, for these five diseases: (1) hypertension; (2) coronary heart disease; (3) malignant tumors; (4) mental illness; and (5) suicide. There was only one factor to these… Read more »