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Top Ten Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs
Trying to find the perfect wedding dance song for you and your daughter at her wedding? Then explore this list of favorite songs from brides and from fathers of the bride.
What Parents Need to Know About SnapChat
SnapChat is a new app for the iPhone and Android which has become very popular among tweens, teens and young adults. It offers the ability to send photos from one member to another with a time limit on the life of the photo. Learn what parents need to know about SnapChat.
3 Sample Father of the Bride Wedding Speeches
Fathers of the bride are usually expected to give a short wedding speech or toast. These examples of successful wedding speeches for the father of the bride can either be used as is or may give you some ideas for crafting your own father of the bride speech.
Sample Wedding Toasts for the Father of the Bride
If your daughter is getting married, you will likely have an opportunity to make a speech or offer a toast as the father of the bride. Here are some memorable outlines for wedding toasts for the father of the bride as you send your daughter off into the adventure of marriage.
10 Country Songs for a Dad and Daughter Wedding...
Some of the best father-daughter wedding dance songs are in the country music genre. Check out this list of country songs that you and your daughter will love at her wedding reception.
What You Need to Know About Child Support
Many fathers have lots of questions about child support: how it works, how it is calculated, and what happens if you fall behind in your child support or want to change the child support arrangements. Learn more about how child support works and how to make it work for you and your children.
Not Married to Your Child's Mother? 3 Things...
Learn the essentials about being an unwed father and know how to protect yourself and take full responsibility for the child.
Father of the Bride? What You Need to Know to...
The day of a daughter's wedding can be pretty traumatic for a father. Emotionally, financially and physically, the experience for the father of the bride can be overwhelming. Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in the wedding important and the experience positive for dad, mom and daughter.
Find Out How Much a Paternity Test Costs
If you need a paternity test to establish your biological relationship with a child, how should you expect to pay for a paternity test?
10 Ways to Strengthen Your Father-Son...
Fathers and sons often have great relationships, but many fathers and sons struggle to stay close during the growing up years. These ideas will help fathers and sons develop a strong father son relationship and keep it strong.
10 Things Men Can Do To Make Their Wives Feel...
Making time for a little romance seems to be getting harder and harder. Learn what a husband can do to make his wife feel special and help her know that she is loved.
What Dads Should Expect in the Last Month of...
What a dad needs to know about helping his partner make it through her final month of pregnancy and how to make it through the anxiety himself
9 Family Calendars to Keep You Organized
More and more families are using technology to manage their busy lives. These online family calendars offer a range of organizing tools from simple calendars to more full-featured organizers. Find out which systems are right for your family.
Courageous - a Movie Review
A review of the movie Courageous, a film for fathers about committed, godly and courageous fatherhood.
10 Child Discipline Mistakes Fathers Shouldn't...
Disciplining children to change their behavior is an important role for fathers. But often we find ourselves reverting back to the less effective ways our parents might have used with us. Being aware of and avoiding these child discipline mistakes will help fathers take a more productive approach to discipline that really will change behavior.
16 Resources for the Perfect Father's Gift
Trying to find a great gift for your father? This guide to gift ideas for dads of all kinds and for all seasons is a great place to start looking for that gift for your special dad.
How long does child support last?
What fathers need to know about the duration of child support orders.
Top 7 Keys for Success as a Divorced Dad
Being a successful divorced dad--that is maintaining a good relationship with the children despite being divorced from their mother--is an extra burden for dads to bear. What can you do to have a greater probability of success in this situation?
7 Ways for Dads to Strengthen Their Relationshi...
While many fathers and their daughters have a close personal relationship, others do not. If you are having a bit of a hard time getting close to your daughter, or if you want to improve an already good connection, learn more about having a good father-daughter relationship.
When is Father's Day This Year in My Country?
When is Father's Day for this year and in the future in any given country?
What Are the Statistics on Fatherless Children...
The epidemic of fatherlessness in the United States has had serious consequences for children. Statistics from recent research bears out the need for fathers to return home.
How Are Children Affected By Divorce?
Children are the innocent victims of parents who divorce. Recognize why children whose parents divorce are at risk emotionally, learn and watch for the danger signs, and find ways to help them and you cope with the effects of divorce on children.
5 Tips for Effectively Grounding Your Teens
Learn about grounding as a disciplinary technique--what works and what doesn't and when grounding is an effective strategy for fathers and teens.
Should You Stay Together for the Kids?
With the rising number of divorces, it seems more and more parents are deciding to divorce when a marriage seems over rather than staying together for the kids as more couples used to do. Should you stay together for the kids' sake or should you divorce? How do you know which choice to make?
How to Dance the Waltz
Whether at a daughter's coming out party or at her wedding, there will be opportunities for fathers and daughters to dance together in formal and informal settings. If you need to learn the waltz for such an event, this step by step process will help you master the basic step and not be embarrassed as a dancing dad.
10 Great Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs
Looking for a traditional or popular wedding song for a bride and her father to dance to? This list includes wedding songs from pop artists and popular singers over the last several years.
5 Greatest Rolling Backpacks
Experts extol the virtue of rolling backpacks for children. Are you trying to find a good rolling backpack for your child? These rolling backpacks look great, work well and will protect the kids' backs as they head off to school.
How to Teach Your Young Man How to Shave
Seeing a bit of peach fuzz on your teenage son? Then it is time to teach him how to shave. Learn the principles and techniques you need to know to teach your teenager how to shave safely and cleanly.
How the Father of the Bride Can Prepare for the...
The day a daughter marries can be pretty traumatic for a father. Emotionally, financially and physically, the experience can be overwhelming. Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in the wedding celebration important and the experience positive for dad, mom and daughter.
When Do You Have to Pay Child Support?
The obligation to support a child is not conditioned by marriage. If you are a parent, you have responsibility to financially support your offspring.
Dad's Hospital Bag
Getting ready for the trip to the hospital to deliver a baby? Every expectant mom needs a hospital bag with all the key supplies for labor and delivery. But dads who are there and involved need their own hospital bag as well with his essentials. This checklist will help any expectant father have the perfect hospital bag for all his needs while mom is in the labor and delivery process.
Can I Do an At-Home Paternity Test?
Paternity tests that are taken at home and then sent to a lab by mail are becoming more cost effective and more popular.
Dads: 10 Ways to Stay Close to Your Daughter As...
Here are some time-tested ideas for dads to stay connected to their daughters as they grow through childhood and the teenage years.
How Do I Get a Paternity Test?
If you need a paternity test to establish your biological relationship (or lack thereof) with a child, here are some guidelines about how to go about getting a paternity test.
What happens if I don't make my child support...
There are big consequences for missing child support payments.
What Dads Need to Know About Labor
A big part of an expectant father's role is to help his partner through the labor process. Experienced dads share insights into what a first time dad needs to know.
Statistics on Children of Divorce in America
Divorce impacts children in many ways. These statistics about children of divorce in America are troubling; fathers have a lot of work to do to protect their children from divorce by keeping marriages strong, or by trying to improve their children's chances for success by parenting in a responsible way.
Dance Steps for Father Daughter Wedding Dances
Many wedding songs work well for the father-daughter wedding dance, but you need to know the dance steps before you can dance at the wedding without being embarrassed. Find quick instructions for dances like the waltz, the fox trot, the quick step and more.
Check out the Facebook Dad Bloggers Group
Learn about the Dad Bloggers Group at Facebook, what it is and how to get involved with this community of fathers blogging.
How Men Can Deal with Miscarriage
A miscarriage can be a physical and an emotional blow for an expectant couple. Learn more about miscarriage, how to be supportive to your partner and how to deal with your own feelings of loss.
How is the amount of child support determined?
How the courts determine the appropriate amount of child support payments is based on several factors.
7 Tips for Fathers to Raise Responsible Sons
One of a father's most important roles is to help his boys become men. Learn how fathers and sons can interact in ways that the boys learn how to become good and responsible men.
Top Ten Power Principles for Successful Fathers
Every successful father bases his fathering on basic principles. These ten power principles for fathers will help any dad be better and develop improved relationships with his children.
Tips for Teaching Teens to Drive
Teaching your teen to drive can be a daunting task. But if you prepare well, the process can be successful. Learn how to be a good driver education dad.
4 Ways to Set Limits for Your Child's Behavior
Setting boundaries and limits around a child's behavior is an important skill for fathers. Learn more about the keys to effectively setting limits for your children.
How Divorced Dads Can Best Handle a Daughter's...
There are not many more challenging moments for a divorced dad than when his daughter gets married. Find out how to prepare for and handle the events of your daughter's wedding and still help her have a great experience.
Raising Your Daughter as a Single Dad
Single fathers often find that raising their daughters is life’s greatest challenge. Find some tips and advice from dads who have been there about successfully raising a daughter as a single dad.
5 Ways to Make Joint Custody Work
With an ever increasing legal trend toward joint custody or mutual custody, fathers need to know what it takes to make joint custody a good solution for them, their kids and their kids' mom.
Setting Appropriately High Expectations for...
Successful fathers offer the same advice, whether they're talking about helping students with homework, teaching them how to succeed or getting them to stop rebelling.
What Fathers Should Know About Child Custody
Information and resources for fathers related to child custody. Learn about joint custody, dealing with custody issues, working with your family law attorney and more about dealing with child custody issues.
Quick and Easy Dinners for Busy Dads
These recipes offer meals that take only a few minutes to prepare and taste great.
Guide to Finding Online Work for Stay At Home...
Often, stay-at-home dads will look for money making opportunities that can adapt to their schedules and supplement the family income. These ideas can help stay-at-home dads sort through the online opportunities to be able to make some extra money from home.
10 Ideas for Inexpensive Father's Day Gifts
Looking for a gift idea for Father's Day that is free or inexpensive? Then check out this list of some of my favorite creative yet inexpensive Father's Day gift ideas for dad.
Father of the Bride -- The Reception and After
Finally, the wedding is over and now it is time for the reception and the honeymoon. What things can a father do to make this time special and of minimal stress for the new bride and the family?
How does a custody decision in a divorce affect...
Information about how divorce affects child support
10 Life Benefits of Being a Dad
Fatherhood has a tendency to change men for the better. Find out what the research says about the ways that fatherhood benefits a man in all aspects of his life.
Teaching Our Sons to Respect Women
One of the greatest gifts a father can give his son is to teach him to respect women, including the boy's mother and sisters. Learn the best ways that fathers can teach their sons to respect women.
"Where Do Babies Come From?"
Talking to your kids about sex can be one of the trickier assignments for fathers. When you do start the discussion? How much should you say? And how do you address the issues of responsible sexuality with your teens?
Ten Tips for Fathers in Surviving the Divorce...
For any father contemplating divorce, the decision is fraught with emotion and fear. These ten tips to remember if you decide to proceed will help drive a more positive outcome to a very negative process.
Teens and Cell Phones: Advice For Dads
Does your teen or pre-teen carry a cell phone? About one-third of children this age in America do. How do you decide when to let them carry a phone? What options are best for teens? And how do you manage the use of that cell phone for your benefit and for theirs?
Helping Children with Aggression
From guest contributor Patty Wipfler from the Parenting Leadership Institute comes a very helpful article on what to do when your child acts aggressively toward others.
7 Key Biblical Principles for Fathers
Christian fathers bring a spiritual and biblical approach to parenting. Check out these important principles from the Bible that can help fathers reach their full potential and lead their families in a godly way.
10 Creative Gifts for Dads
Ever wondered what to buy for dear old dad? Then look no further than our creative gift guide. Here you will find clever gifts that are truly out of the ordinary.
Top 10 Ways to Balance Life and Work
Committed fathers love spending time with their children, but with today's pressures of work and other priorities, work life balance can be difficult for fathers. Here are some important resources for fathers to help make work life balance work for them and their families.
Stephen Covey's Four Quadrants and Work-Life...
Fathers trying to better balance their work and life can learn a lot from Stephen Covey's Time Management Matrix. Living in Quadrant Two is an important way to keep life in perspective and achieve better work-life balance for you and your family.
Rebuilding a Relationship in the Aftermath of...
Extramarital affairs more often than not destroy a marriage, whether or not a divorce follows. This article offers advice and direction on rebuilding a marriage after an affair.
How can I change child support payments that...
How to go about changing child support amounts.
Judge Samuel Alito and Fathers’ Rights
What would the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to the US Supreme Court mean to fathers and fathers’ rights? Read what Judge Alito has written and what others say about him that may have implications for dads in the United States
Dating for Divorced Dads
So, it has been a while since the divorce and you are anxious for some female companionship. Dating is more difficult after a divorce than when you were single the last time. How should dad go about finding women and dating after a divorce? And what do you say to the kids and when?
RFLP Paternity Test
A definition of the RFLP Paternity Test.
8 Steps to Choosing a Sport for Your Child
Choosing a sport for your child is important, but finding the right sport will help a child be successful. Learn the things to think about in choosing a sport for your child that will be fun for him or her and will help them learn the life skills that sports can offer.
The Top Ten Fears of Dads to Be and How to...
Dads-to-be often find themselves with lots of fears and anxieties about fatherhood. Check out the top ten fears or anxieties for dads-to-be and learn how to deal with them effectively.
Top Ten Toys for a Toddler's Cognitive...
Choosing the right toys for a toddler can help with the child's cognitive development. Check out these toys that dads will enjoy as they play with their toddlers and that the kids will love and that will help them learn.
Paul Ryan on Fatherhood
Learn what Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan thinks about issues important to fathers and families.
How a Divorced Dad Can Find Women to Date
So, if you have decided to jump back into dating as a divorced dad, just how do you go about finding women to date? How do you inject yourself into this new world?
Frequently Asked Questions About Paternity Tests
Everything you need to know about paternity testing. What kinds of tests are there? Where I do get a paternity test? How much will a paternity test cost?
Coping with a New Stepfather in Your Kids' Life
When your kids' mom remarries, it can be pretty disconcerting to a father. Many dads feel competitive with the stepfather, or may wonder about his children's loyalty and love. What should a dad do when there is a new stepfather in his children's life?
How to Build Successful In-Law Relationships
You should develop a good relationship with your in-laws. Learn how to build good in-law relationships that make them feel like your second parents.
How to Break a Pornography Addiction
In talking to marriage and family therapists, it appears that pornography and sexual addiction problems are breaking up more marriages than almost anything else, other than financial issues. Find out if you or someone you love is addicted to porn and learn what to do to break the addiction and restore your relationships.
What Every Father Needs to Know About Parenting...
Having a good parenting plan is essential for divorced fathers that are sharing custody with their children's mother. Learn what need to be in a parenting plan and what fathers need to know before agreeing to a parenting plan.
Child Discipline 101 - Dealing with Kids Who...
If your child has reached the stage where they tune you out when you talk, you know that it can really frustrate a parent. Consider these ideas for encouraging your children to listen to you and not just blow off your important communication.
Ten Important Questions to Ask Your Daughter...
Want to build a stronger and more open relationship with your daughter? Then ask her these ten questions from time to time to stay in touch, have a positive influence and make your father daughter relationship better.
If my ex-spouse doesn't let me have visitation,...
When a father doesn't get his court ordered visitation, he generally cannot withhold child support payments.
How to Adjust to Life as a Single Father
Due to a divorce or death of your partner, do you now find yourself as a single father? There are few transitions in life that are harder for a man. Find some ideas about successfully making the transition to single fatherhood.
Communicating in Your Child's Love Language
Every child has or her own way of receiving love; Gary Chapman in his book The Five Love Languages explains five different ways people understand love from others. Find out which love language your child speaks and how to best communicate love to her in her own language.
Twenty Questions to Ask Your Dad
If you want to get to know your father better, these twenty questions can help start and keep a conversation going about your father, his life and his views.
4 Ways to Teach Children to Memorize
Memorizing, while sometimes a challenge to both children and adults, is a necessary skill to enhance learning and retention. From poetry to multiplication tables, children who can memorize are miles ahead of those that never learn how. Here are some ideas and tips that will help you teach your children the skills needed to effectively memorize.
Self-Care for Men Going Through Divorce
Divorced men often find themselves in a world that crumbles around them. Taking good care of themselves physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually can help them through the transition and help them be better men and fathers than if they chose the path of least resistance. Learn how to take the steps needed for self-care after divorce.
Are You Ready for Fatherhood?
Want to find out if you are ready to make the fatherhood commitment? Take our quiz and examine your preparation, attitudes and readiness to be a great dad.
How to Strengthen a Marriage and Avoid Divorce
Avoiding divorce by strengthening marriage is a worthwhile effort to help your children live in a loving family. Here are some tips for marriage for men hoping to save their marriage, avoid divorce and keep their family together.
Make Your Home Fun for Teenagers
Many parents want their teenagers and their friends to spend time at their home rather than elsewhere. What can parents do to make their home fun for teenagers and a place where your teens and their friends want to hang out?
Are Your Kids Ready to Be Left Alone?
There comes a time when a dad has to decide if his kids are ready to be left home alone. Sometimes parents have to work late, or they want a night out to themselves. Leaving kids home alone is a big decision. There is no specific age at which kids are ready to be left home alone; it always depends on the child.
Top 10 Ways to Spend Quality Time with the Kids
Whether you are a traditional dad in a traditional family, a non custodial dad, a stay home dad, a stepdad, or whatever your role, the most precious thing a dad can give his kids is his time. A personal investment in your children is much more important to them than any toy, video game or electronic gadget. Here are some great, and sometimes creative, ways to get together with your kids in a positive way.
Helping the Kids Get Ready for a New Baby
Sometimes children get anxious about a new baby being on the way. Learn what dads suggest for helping prepare our children for a new baby.
Recognizing and Responding to Midlife Crisis
If you are wondering if the feelings you are experiencing are part of midlife crisis, you may well be right. Midlife crisis can impact a man and his family in very difficult ways. Find out if what you are going through is a midlife crisis and how best to respond and deal with the midlife transition.
What Kinds of Paternity Tests Are There?
There are two basic types of paternity tests--the PCR test and the RFLP test. Learn more about these two basic types of paternity tests and which one to use in your situation.
Balancing The Parenting Styles of Fathers and...
Both fathers and mothers are important for children, but they tend to use different parenting styles. Learn how fathers and mothers tend to parent differently, and how to best mesh the parenting styles of fathers and mothers to help children become successful.
How Fathers Can Teach Their Children Respect
One of a father's most important gifts to his children is to teach them respect. This article addresses respect: what it is and how it is best taught by a father to his children.
7 Things Dad Needs to Know about Wedding Budgets
So your daughter or son is getting married, and you have the responsibility to plan for and pay the bills. Find out what you should know about wedding planning and budgeting so you can make wise decisions and draw the appropriate limits around spending for the wedding.
How to Dance the Fox Trot
These simple instructions for the basic fox trot step, when practiced, can help ease that anxiety and help a father learn how to be ready for dance events.
Top 10 Answers to New Dads' Questions
Are you about to become a new dad? There is probably nothing more intimidating in life than finding out that your partner is expecting. Here are the most important things you need to know as you embark on this adventure known as fatherhood.
Talking to Your Children About September 11
Anticipating the annual retrospectives on the September 11 attacks, fathers need to do some thinking and preparing to talk again with their children about terrorism, homeland security and personal safety.
The Father's Role in Pre Wedding Planning
The day a daughter marries, and the preparation for it, can be pretty traumatic for a father. Emotionally, financially and physically, the experience can be overwhelming. Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in wedding planning important and a positive experience for dad, mom and daughter.
6 Helpful Tax Tips for Divorced Dads
Filing your income tax return for the first time as a divorced dad? Find out what you need to know about your federal income taxes if you are paying alimony, child support and more in support of your ex wife and children.
Does my ability to earn enter into the...
The courts can take into account a father's ability to earn in calculating child support, not just his earnings.
Making a Father Child Reunion with an Estranged...
If you have been estranged from your father for whatever reason and want to reconnect, there are some steps you need to take to make the first meeting work for you and for your dad and to give it the best chance for success.
Preparing for a Reunion With Your Estranged...
If you have been separated from your father for a long time, whether by his choice or yours, there may come a time when you want to reunite. Learn how you should prepare to reconnect with your estranged father.
Keep Close To Home As a Divorced Dad
A recent study published in the Journal of Family Psychology documents the need that children have for access to both parents after a divorce. The evidence is clear and convincing: keeping both parents close by is critical for children to survive a family breakup. Here's why its important to keep close to home when you are a divorced dad.
Choosing Which Holiday to Celebrate
Many interfaith families decide to celebrate only one holiday during the holiday season rather than more than one. How should an interfaith family choose the holiday to celebrate and how should you make the choice in a positive way?
Ten Commandments for Successful Fathers
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Camping Activities with the Family
Camping with the family is a favorite activity for many fathers. But once you get there and get camp set up, what do you do? These family camping activities are designed for fun and for building great family memories.
How to Positively Influence Your Adult Child
When an adult child who lives away from home starts making serious mistakes in his or her life, a parent feels a need to step in. But the effort to influence a problem adult child has to be handled directly but delicately, recognizing the limits that parents have to influence their adult children.
Top Ten Signs that Your Work-Life Balance is...
Learn the warning signs of work-life imbalance and get some tips for bringing your work and life back into balance and harmony.
What is Hostile Aggressive Parenting?
What is Hostile Aggressive Parenting? How is it different than Parental Alienation? What do fathers need to know about Hostile Aggressive Parenting?
Finding Ideas for an Eagle Scout Project
If your son or a member of your local Scout troop is trying to find an Eagle Scout project, then these ideas will help in selecting a project that will demonstrate leadership and offer service to the community.
How to Know When You Are Ready for Fatherhood
It is a question most men ask themselves over and over. How will I know when I am ready to be a father? Find out what you should think about and the questions you should answer to know when you are ready for fatherhood.
When Do I Need a Family Counselor?
How does a family decide when to go to counseling? What problems are best served by family counseling or therapy? What questions should I ask a potential family therapist? Learn more about family therapy and what it can do for your family.
Express Anger Appropriately
One of the biggest challenges for a father is learning how to express anger without causing emotional or physical harm. Here are some effective ways to think about anger and to learn to express it in ways which help children rather than harm them.
How to Break the Cycle of Pornography Addiction
If you are experiencing addictive behaviors relating to sex or pornography, you know it can be hard to change. Breaking the cycle of sex addiction is possible if you make it a priority and if you work the necessary steps to freedom.
How to Help a Friend Through Divorce
Do you have a friend who is a father going through a divorce? Here are some recommendations and tips for helping him through the process, and some advice for being supportive but not becoming co-dependent.
How to Help Kids Be Patriotic
While some parents think patriotism is outmoded or no longer relevant, experience suggests it is important to share the value of patriotism with your children. Learn what you can do to teach your children about patriotism.
Bonding with the New Baby
You have a new baby at home, and hope to be able to have a bonding experience with the little one. What can a dad do to better bond with his baby?
A Review of the Pandora's Hope Wireless Router
A review of the wireless router provided by Pandora's Hope. This router has extensive parental and security controls to protect every wireless device in your home from pornography and other harmful materials on the Internet.
10 Classic and Beloved Television Fathers
Who is your favorite television father? Check out this list and then add your own.
What can I do if my children's mother is...
What can happen when an ex-spouse refuses to pay child support.
How to Practice Active Listening with Your...
Active listening is a skill that will help any parent be better and communicate better with his or her children. Find out what active listening is and how parents can use active listening to improve communications.
10 Wonderful Movies for Fathers
Looking for a movie for your dad or to share with your children? Then check out our recommendations for the best movies with a fatherhood theme.
How to Write a Love Note to Your Child
Writing love notes to our children is becoming a lost art. Learn how to write a love note to your child that will create a lasting memory and will become a special keepsake.
When Your Ex Remarries
One of the hardest moments for a divorced man is when his ex-spouse remarries. Learn what you can do to prepare for her remarriage and how you and your kids will cope when your ex remarries.
Gift Ideas for New Dads
Looking for a perfect gift for the new dad or a dad-to-be? These gift ideas will help you find just the right Christmas, birthday or Father's Day gift for the new dad or the one who is expecting.
How Your Partner's Body Changes During Pregnancy
When our partner becomes pregnant, lots of things change. What should an expectant dad expect as the pregnancy progresses, and how should he respond?
PCR Test
Description of a PCR Test to determine paternity.
Google Plus for Fathers and Families
Google Plus is the latest addition to the social networking world. Learn what fathers and parents need to know about Google Plus. Will kids want to use it? How should parents handle Google Plus in protecting their kids from the online dangers of social networking?
Keys to Being a Successful Cubmaster
So, you have accepted an opportunity to be the Cubmaster of your local Cub Scout Pack. It is a big responsibility but one that can be a lot of fun with your kids and the other boys in the pack. Learn what it takes to be a great Cubmaster and to have a successful Cub Scout pack.
How Was School Today?
Probably the single most popular topic of conversation at home is what the kids did at school. It is a question parents ask and kids hate. Find out how to better talk with your children about their school day.
Is a stepfather legally required to financially...
A stepfather's responsibility for child support
5 Things You Should Know about Your Teen's...
As they mature, teenagers become less interdependent on parents and more on their friends. Learn more about the role of friends in your teenager’s life, why friendships are important to them, and how to be supportive of them as they grow and develop into responsible adults.
Making the Most of Visitation
Divorced dads who have visitation rights often are concerned about the lack of time they have with their kids. This article by Kirk Bloir, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent with the Ohio State Extension Service offers solid recommendations for dads to maximize the value of their visitation time.
What Do I Do When My Baby’s Crying?
New dads can feel a little out of their league when the baby cries and cries. But dads need to know why babies cry and what they should and should not do.
Dutch Oven Cooking Basics
I love my dutch ovens and cooking dutch oven meals and desserts for my family. Find out how to cook with and clean a dutch oven and create great meals.
8 Things Dad Should Do about Sexting
It seems to be all over the news. Tweens and teens are using their cell phones to send sexually explicit text messages and nude photos to their friends. Find out what you need to know about this sexting phenomenon and what you can do about it to protect your kids from sexting and its implications.
10 Best April Fools Day Pranks for Dads to Pull...
Looking for a fun and relatively harmless prank to play on your kids for April Fools' Day? Then check out this list of April Fools' Day pranks that fathers have used for years. They are a lot of fun but don't demean or embarrass the kids.
How to Dance the Quick Step
When a dad without a lot of dancing experience needs to dance the quick step for a wedding, debutante ball or other event, this quick tutorial will help him learn the basic step and not embarrass himself in the process.
How a Dad Can Support a Breastfeeding Mom
Fathers can be a big part of a mother's successful breastfeeding experience. Learn what a dad can do to help a breastfeeding mom have a good experience and help provide a healthy start for a new baby.
Helping Your Children Make Good Decisions
Teaching children decision-making skills is an important role for a father. These insights and practical approaches for helping children ask the right questions will help them learn to make good decisions.
Pornography Addiction - Understanding the...
Sexual addiction seems to follow a fairly standard pattern that is common in most addictions. Learning about the addiction cycle can help anyone struggling with a pornography addiction become more aware of the patterns and triggers associated with this difficult addiction.
Quick Facts About Child Support in America
Statistics and information from the US Census Bureau about child support in America. Learn about the number of children and families receiving child support, poverty issues related to child support and how much child support is received by custodial families.
Being a Successful Scout Leader
Welcome to the world of Scouting! Whether you are a brand new scoutmaster or a seasoned veteran, you can learn to be a successful scout leader by following a few simple guidelines. Read what successful scoutmasters offer as the tools for success in scouting.
4 Kinds of Family Scavenger Hunts You Can Have
Few family activities are more memorable than a great family scavenger hunt. Find out how to plan and carry our a family scavenger hunt and enjoy time together.
Helping Your Teen with the Summer Job Search
Helping Your Teen with the Summer Job Search
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