A lot of people believe that sons grow up to be as great as their fathers. That is somewhat true in some instances. But what about some individuals who grew up with a toxic father where they experienced a tough upbringing? What about those who never experienced having a father in their lives? Honestly, it
With most people still in quarantine, dads are spending more time at home with their loved ones. While most fathers are taking a more active role at home than those before, women still handle most domestic tasks. If you want to help out more at home during this difficult time, here are some things you
COVID-19 has made us adjust a lot of things in a short period. To stop the outbreak from spreading, schools have shut down, jobs have transitioned to remote working, etc. Now that you and the kids are home every day, how can you keep them engaged and entertained despite the situation outside? This vast transition
The 2017 Fathers Conference welcomes fathers who would like to share their stories of resilience and rising against the norms of society. This event is essential, especially for stay-at-home dads who have to deal with various stereotypes wherever they go. Even though being a stay-at-home dad is gradually being accepted, they still get criticisms from
I grew up without knowing my dad. My mom said he was in the marines, and that he was always somewhere doing his duties to the country. I looked up to him and even dreamed of becoming a soldier myself. I missed him, and every birthday that he wasn’t there, I was less of a
You Don’t Have To Watch Frozen And Other Princess Movies On Repeat! Dads of little girls are cursed to endure watching every animated princess movie there is in the world. But daddies, you can still change your plight! Below are eight great non-princess films that my little girls love, movies that are fantastic alternatives to
The goal of family therapy is to bridge the gaps between family members. It believes in the idea that our family is where we start and where we end. Our family is a significant influence on where we’re going to go in life, and maintaining a healthy relationship between family members is essential in keeping a healthy outlook in life.
Crossing the bridge into fatherhood spans a life stage where both King roles (as Provider, Rule Maker, Protector) and Lover roles (as Birth Coach, Intimate Partner, Co-Caregiver) carry less impact than before. There is a new game afoot. — Jonathan Bartlett, MA, MFT Fatherhood is not an easy place to be in, and it’s not something you can
Look at your family’s daily life carefully, and you’ll see that there’s a thing or two (or five!) you either have to set limits on or entirely cut off from your daily routine. I did this and came up with this list of five I believe my family should have boundaries from.