There’s no big fancy fatherhood magazine, no Oprah for dads, and fewer father in older generations sat down with their sons and told them how to be a great father. So Derek Markham wants to share with dads what he has learned, in hopes it will help. Please add to the list.
As a dad, you’ll be expected to perform miracles and transform yourself from a mild mannered fellow into a full-on superhero.
The world needs more spirited individuals. Derek Markham gives suggestions on how to help a “fiery child” grow and thrive.
Derek Markham is passionate about the environment, and he wants to know why so many men don’t want to talk about it.
Touch is so much more than sexual urges. And so much more important.
When things are on the rocks, having sex can help.
If you aren’t around for your family, what will your legacy be?
Derek Markham discovered that the best way to learn Spanish is to learn it the same way a child does.
“Having been on the wrong end of many best-intentioned-yet-clueless conversations after our son died, I know what feels shitty to hear. But I also know what’s helpful or compassionate or healing.”
EcoNinjaWarriorDad has a mean green streak. He’s holding a can of whoop-ass, and he’s looking coal power right in the eye.
A good father takes care of himself, too.
Derek Markham is a man who is as comfortable in front of a washing machine as he is in front of a computer. But was he always that way?
Take time for you. Your spouse and kids will appreciate it.
Anyone else tired of being a yes-man to your boss, your wife, or your peers?
This year I turned 40, and along with the realization that I’m now middle-aged (ack!) came some meditations on the life lessons I’ve learned so far.
My entire edifice of being a man, being in control, being a good dad, being competent and skilled as a father just crumbled.