My Walking Stick: a Memory of My Father

Diane Lowman stumbles across a treasure that reminds her of her father’s legacy.

20 Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a Man and Father

Thomas Hocknell dispenses hard-won wisdom gained on the path of manhood.

You Can’t Do Your Kid’s Pushups

DiaryDad learned a lesson about strength, but first he had to do a lot of push-ups. I want to tread into the realm of teaching kids to be strong. I am a father of two young boys who I want to grow up to be strong men. I want my boys to be emotionally, mentally, […]

Six Truths to Speak Over Your Kids

Go to war for your kids, not against them.

A Letter From My Forgotten Father

I didn’t want to be your grandfather, but somehow I turned out to be just like him. ___ To my always son, You’re reading this because I am not there right now. It isn’t fair. I know it isn’t. I didn’t want to be your grandfather, but somehow I turned out to be just like […]

Guy Time, Part II

Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ Picture this: Saturday, 9:00 PM, Downtown Denver, El Rio Grande […]

As Long As We Are Alive, We Are Fathers

Fatherhood is an experience that doesn’t end. Once you become a father your identity is forever changed.

Call for Submissions: My Two Dads

Is there more than one father in your life?

George, The Son I Never Had

Family takes many forms.

8 Essential Questions Every Dad Should Ask

A simple guide to having more influence in your kids’ lives.

My Boy Was Just Like Me

An epic song from his childhood helped one dad understand what it means to leave a legacy.

Strap on Your Helmet: Family Biking 101

It’s about safety AND fun!

Don’t Worry. You Can Still Call Your Boy ‘Little Man’.

“He will have to wrestle with all of the definitions that the world uses to confine and limit our potential, but that is for later in life.”

Grow Up… Adults!!!

DiaryDad wants you to GROW UP!!! — Twice in the past week I have dealt with issues in which adults have done very immature and/or childish things when they should have been setting a better example for the children they were around.  Unfortunately both times it has been my youngest that has been impacted and… well… I’m […]

Special Needs People Aren’t the Only Ones with Needs

In Part 9 of the series, “Every Family Has a Story,” Darla Johnson shows you how to take care of yourself when you’re caring for someone else.

Why Your Kids’ Sexual Orientation is None of Your Business

We live at the center of the LGBTQ evolution and need to anticipate raising gay children. Plural.