How That Old Black Accordion Connected Me to My Dad

How a simple black accordion could bond two men who both had a lot to learn about connection.

Saving a Marriage from the Shame of Infidelity

Shame is so ugly, it’s the least studied human experience. We don’t want to touch, talk, read, or think about it. John Harrison, a licensed counselor, explains why. — A new couple coming to me for counseling greet me at the door to my office for their Monday 11 a.m. appointment. They enter with a […]

8 Pieces of Advice Nobody Else Will Give You About College

What every guy needs to know about college and future possibilities.

The Single Most Important Trait in Raising Happy Kids

His father taught him through his example. That’s how he’s teaching his children. — You’re a natural sponge. This isn’t a process you have to learn, or something you can force. Don’t have a sit-down meeting with your friends and discuss the ways they should help you grow. That would be crazy. This is a […]

6 Parenting Lessons from Little League Baseball

It’s more than just a game and offers valuable life lessons.  — Little League baseball fields everywhere are buzzing with excitement. The smell of fresh cut grass on the ball field means spring has sprung. Baseball is such a metaphor for life. Is a bad break in the past keeping you from being the parent […]

How To Suck At Parenting

To raise a good child, you need to be a good adult. James Fell shows us how it’s done.

Sunday Night in My Thirties

Thom Ingram reflects on the pressure some of us face to have children.

When I Saved My Choking Daughter

We have all experienced scares with our children. Chris Read tells us about the time he daughter choked, and why he was able to save her.

Do You Believe in Santa, Daddy?

Kids have questions about Santa, and they aren’t always easy to answer. DorkDaddy has been there, and he handled it perfectly.

Trick Shot Titus Video: This Kid is Freaking Amazing

You might be smarter than a 5th grader, but can you make more baskets than a toddler? Not if that toddler is Trick Shot Titus!

The Drill Instructor and the Lonely Boy: A Powerful Video

There is a lot to be said for discipline, and even more for positive male role models. This video has both.

New Convos With My 2-Year-Old Video: Leaves

Are you doing nature right? Did you hear something? Convos With My 2-Year-Old is here to help!

New Convos With My 2-Year-Old: Bath Time

Bath time is “me time” for lots of people, and a 3-year-old is no different. Learn more!

LEGO Loves Dads

Sometimes what you build isn’t as important as who you build it with. LEGO gets that.

Paternal Pauses: The Paradox of Parenting

If we could really count the cost of parenting before we became parents, would we still make that decision? Brian Reinholz would.

Dad Profiling: The Double Standard

Mike Spohr was trying to console his crying niece. Unfortunately some people only see what they want to see.