Any parent of a teenager knows that this phase makes the terrible twos seem pretty easy. Teenagers have their own set of issues going on, and even though we went through it ourselves, it is not easy parenting a teenager. Even more delicate is the relationship between teenage son and father. While most teenagers seem […]
It can be fun to get into shape over the summer. Some say it’s easier because the weather seems to coax everyone outdoors and into fun activities. If you want to shape up your family this summer, here are some ideas. Cookouts With physical activities and healthy food, cookouts are a great way to encourage […]
If you are a single dad and are fortunate enough to have a daughter, you know that raising her can feel like a roller coaster ride at times. Women tend to know how to relate to their daughters because of their own experiences growing up, going through puberty, and dealing with sexuality. For dads, however, […]
Does your family enjoy camping? Many consider summertime camping to be a requirement for the summer months. They know summertime camping equals summertime fun. If your family hasn’t gone camping in recent years, you may want to think about the following when you make plans: Where to go, what to take, safety concerns, costs and […]
Summer is about half over. Does it seem like along way until it is time for school to start? After the first couple of weeks, however, the kids may become bored. Here are ways to avoid boredom while school’s out for the summer: No kid can resist a trip to the zoo. Spending a day […]
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 […]
While kids and parents are looking forward to the end of school and the beginning of summer, most parents want their kids to continue to learn during the break. A good way to do this is to encourage your child to read. How to keep summer reading going is another story, no pun intended. However, […]
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