Fathers

Why Thanksgiving?

Why Thanksgiving?

As Thanksgiving approaches I am focused on two aspects of this special day which are not always on the table with the turkey, mashed potatoes, pies and other delicious dishes. The first is Gratitude.  I don’t see it much. Many of us appear to be worried, slightly...
A Word is Sometimes Worth A Thousand Family Pictures

A Word is Sometimes Worth A Thousand Family Pictures

A parent’s words and actions—particularly those of the father—have much more impact on children than we appreciate.  Everyday conversations can be life changing.  The message to us as parents: Handle with thought and care, and be engaged. Elsewhere I have discussed...
Scouting the Future

Scouting the Future

I was rummaging around in the future and found this Boy Scouts of America policy document, distributed in 2023.  It was written for the large group of gay Boy Scout leaders who began entering the movement after the national organization ended its ban on gay leaders in...
Truth Has Consequences: Where Have All the Fathers Gone?

Truth Has Consequences: Where Have All the Fathers Gone?

We were recently introduced to a group of dedicated young women at KnowYourIX who are leading the movement to protect women on college campuses, and to punish men, either legally or administratively, who commit acts of violence and rape. I completely agree that men...

Things We Like #4: Parenting By The Book

For this post, it’s really someone we like. Over the past several months we have been instructed by John Rosemond on four occasions.  He has incredibly relevant insights on parenting, which everyone should consider. John is a licensed family psychologist who calls...