What are some outdoor activities your children can plan with Dad? Consider the following ideas. Camping – This is one great activity for children to enjoy with their fathers or other significant men in their lives. Does it mean you have to pack up a car, drive a long distance and find a secluded campground […]
Not only is it important for you to take a mom and dad break every once in a while, it is vitally important for your children as well. Why is this? There are a few answers. For starters, when you take a break from being super mom and super dad, you give yourself an opportunity […]
Moms play an important role in the family. They’re the nurturers, the caregivers, and the ones that kids often turn to when they need help. However, dads are critical to health, happiness and wellbeing too. Dads are just as important as moms. So how can you make sure your child knows they can depend on […]
A child’s relationship with their father is an important one. When the relationship is secure, the child is able to successfully move through the stages of development. When a relationship is insecure, it can cause behavior issues, problems developing satisfying relationships, and hardships into adulthood. What Is a Secure Relationship? A secure relationship with […]
A daughter’s relationship with her dad is a precious one. It can be a complicated one, too. Adolescent girls are going through a difficult time. It’s a time when they’re beginning to separate more from their parents. They turn to their peers for insight and advice instead of their parents. Related: Tips for Dads – […]
There are many different parenting styles. There’s the parent that lets their child basically raise themselves. They’re too permissive and the child has no direction or structure. There’s also what’s commonly called an overbearing parent. Psychologists call this the “Authoritarian” parenting style and it can have a negative long term impact on your relationship with […]
You may think that the biggest benefit of eating together as a family is to ensure everyone has food in their stomachs. However, sharing meals does more than feed each person physically; it also feeds them emotionally and draws them together. Keep reading to find out why sharing meals is so important. Family meals allow […]
When you think of multitasking, do you envision being run ragged, or maybe just not getting anything done because you are doing a little of everything partway? This is a common view of multitasking, and for good reason. Just trying to do a bunch of things at once can definitely be counter-productive…unless […]
Dads are often busy fellows who get short changed when it comes to spending time with kids. But just because you’re short on time doesn’t mean you can’t spend quality time with your kids and have fun too.
Everyone has a “moment” now and then – we raise our voices, or respond to someone or something more angrily than we’d like. It happens to just about all of us from time to time.