Three practices for a dad to offer what his child needs.
Is your choice to harmonize or traumatize your family?
How can fathers and their sons bond better? Bob Rannigan believes his wife is on to something good with her answer.
Fear of failure hides our power. Practicing love shares our power.
Embed from Getty Images—Children see their fathers as the world’s response to them. To your children, you are literally God. Words, touch, feelings all deliver a message from the world, telling them whether and how they fit in.If fathers are as careful with how we feel around our children as we are with say driving…
When you feel angry, insulted, or hopeless, it’s time for courage.
Embed from Getty Images—If you’re hurrying, you’re not fathering well.If you had great teachers in your life, take a moment to consider how they did it. Most likely they were very engaged with you, sharing information while they valued you. There was room for questions, curiosity, play, and understanding.Teaching is a large part of being…
Fear kept my father from delving into my feelings with me. Have I been accepting and understanding?
Have you met your real father yet?
Bedtime can be difficult to manage. Remaining adaptable means willingness to change as the situations change.
Too often male responses to fear are anger and isolation rather than compassion and connection.
Who was the little boy who turned into dad?
Bringing experiences into the world requires shaping them with our perceptions, intentions, behaviors.
Man up and speak your feelings.
Learning to be organized, to stay with a task, and to be focused requires guidance. Dads can fill that role.
Separating the inevitable pain from optional is life’s work for everyone.