Philip Murphy found a sure fire way to build character. He became a single dad. Here is how it changed him. — In 2012, I found myself responsible for a tiny human being. For various reasons, my child’s mother was in and out of the picture and I found myself nearly completely responsible for […]
His girlfriend can only see his ex when she looks at his son.
A Letter Filled With Thoughts From Parents to Their Future Children
I’m like most guys, I’d love to have a new partner. I miss companionship, intimacy, and sex. I’d also love for my daughter to have a positive female role model in her life. But the truth is, many single dads fear getting into new relationships.
Getting divorced may be the best or the only choice you can make, but some regrets may come into focus in hindsight.
After his divorce, Matt Sweetwood feared his life was over. Had his lifestyle choices continued, it would have been. He shares how he worked his way back to health.
At the beginning of a divorce things are often emotional and fast. This primer will help you understand the big issues you are facing.
A Dad’s Resolution to Never to Take His Kids to a “Chuck E. Cheese” Helps Him Find Out Who He Actually Is
Matt Sweetwood struggled with his identity. It was through his resolve on what childhood leisure his kids would be exposed to that helped him discover himself. Here’s what happened.
Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]
How a separated dad used alone time to deal with his new situation and prepare him and his children for their future.
After becoming the proud dad to five kids, Matt Sweetwood was handed a horrific divorce. Rather than allowing it to defeat him, he found a way to not only survive, but to find peace and success as a father. Here is how he did it.
Mike Adamick’s Mini Trifle is an Easy Hit With the Kids – Today we share another great recipe from Mike Adamick’s Dad’s Book of Awesome Recipes. As you enjoy the weekend with your kids, don’t forget that gathering time around food is a great way to bond and get to know your kids better than […]
Dad Matt did not intend to be a single parent. He did intend to be a role model for his sons. Here is what happened on the day he realized he had become one for his daughters.
Navigating the Sometimes Hilariously Awkward Road Through Puberty with Kids
Matt Sweetwood knows what it takes to be a good leader. He also knows what it takes to be a great dad. He explains the difference between the two skill sets.