Teaching Daughters how to Handle Sexual Misconduct: Crossing the Modern Street Safely (Audio)

Teaching Daughters how to Handle Sexual Misconduct: Crossing the Modern Street Safely (Audio)

We are living in the midst of a long overdue, gender-equality revolution. As it is with any societal transformation, some issues must first be addressed. Sexual misconduct is a familiar story in today’s news, but the problem is anything but new. The impact a father has on his daughter – especially during these modern times – … Continue reading “Teaching Daughters how to Handle Sexual Misconduct: Crossing the Modern Street Safely (Audio)”

Dad Wisdom: Teach Your Children How to NOT Become a Zombie

Dad Wisdom: Teach Your Children How to NOT Become a Zombie

Since we are rapidly approaching Halloween, I thought it appropriate to write something that is both meaningful and spooky! Drawing inspiration from zombies, today’s message is about teaching our children how to deal with emotionally difficult, past events. Zombies are very alive in our culture! I am no horror expert, but it is apparent zombies … Continue reading “Dad Wisdom: Teach Your Children How to NOT Become a Zombie”

What I Say and What She Hears: Constipated Communication With My Daughter

What I Say and What She Hears: Constipated Communication With My Daughter

Dads, we are the masters of communication. We know it’s true. But for some reason, everyone that is female on this planet begs to differ. They just don’t listen very well. All kidding aside, this funny story caused me to rethink the words I use when speaking with my daughters, especially my youngest. My little one … Continue reading “What I Say and What She Hears: Constipated Communication With My Daughter”

Memory Making With Your Daughter: Weekend #2 – Taste Tests

Memory Making With Your Daughter: Weekend #2 – Taste Tests

This memory making idea is a gastro award winner. It involves taste test games with food and beverages! You gotta love that. The intent is to keep them in touch with their curiosity and creativity. When I ask my girls what they want to eat, they seldom answer with what they want. Instead, they answer with … Continue reading “Memory Making With Your Daughter: Weekend #2 – Taste Tests”

Memory Making With Your Daughter: Weekend #1 – Slime

Memory Making With Your Daughter: Weekend #1 – Slime

This memory making idea wins the trifecta award. It’s cheap, easy, and fast. You can also add “easy to clean up” to the list. And if all of that wasn’t enough, what you end up with is some cool stuff that is fun to play with. Heck, you can make farting noises with it when … Continue reading “Memory Making With Your Daughter: Weekend #1 – Slime”

Caveman Scrapbooking

Caveman Scrapbooking

  Learning “Mom” Skills: Capturing Memories Moms are typically much better than dads at preserving family memories. They adorn homes with photos, make scrapbooks and calendars, and store away keepsakes. In a sense, they are the historians of the family. Their dedication to capturing the family “story” is both unappreciated, and invaluable. To my mom … Continue reading “Caveman Scrapbooking”