Three practices for a dad to offer what his child needs.
When we men use the power of anger or shut-down in response to feeling vulnerable, what damage do we cause to those around us?
Where do you focus your intention?
Is football recreation or does it mask fear? Bob Rannigan explains.
How Men Can Address Their Overwhelm and Powerlessness
Is your choice to harmonize or traumatize your family?
In what ways are you a misogynist?
Guys, what emotional wind do you want filling your sails?
We have the privilege of deciding to be altruists who bring good into this unfolding moment, or to be phobics believing in danger that is imagined.
Embed from Getty Images—Once upon a time there was a young boy whose mother and father didn’t understand how to be good parents. When they were growing up, they had been hurt and confused by the way people treated them. They hadn’t learned how to love themselves when others didn’t. This was very hard for…
What needs to be maintained in your thought system in order for you to be a better father?
The results can be just as profound as getting into physical shape.
Using this moment to feel and be felt
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…
GMP Premium Member Bob Rannigan responds to a father’s concern over denying his son youth football.
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…