Just for Dads

Prom Redefined Through the Eyes of a Father to his Son

Prom Redefined Through the Eyes of a Father to his Son

By Guest Blogger Keith Lawley Prom, traditionally a practice of children morphing into adults for one night, where the ladies dress to the nines, and the gentlemen experience getting fitted for a tux for the first time, wondering to themselves “what in the hell have I...
At Home at Dad’s

At Home at Dad’s

By Guest Blogger Carol Anne Sowell, home decorator and stager The security and predictability a home provides children helps strengthen family relationships. Children of single parents often divide this crucial period of growth between two dwellings – Mom’s house and...
One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC As a parent, watching my kids grow and learn during COVID, I can tell you that I am amazed and proud to see how they are navigating such difficult waters. Parenting and homeschooling a child with ADHD is a ball game of its...
Thanks to the Step Dads

Thanks to the Step Dads

By Anonymous Parenting is hard.  Whether you are doing it alone or with a partner, it is hard work. I have been doing the single-parent thing for a while now but I was lucky enough to have someone reenter my life that in all honesty, I have always loved.  He and I...
Preparing Our Children’s Hearts and Minds for the World We Live In

Preparing Our Children’s Hearts and Minds for the World We Live In

By Guest Blogger Kelly Sipe, a local Kindergarten Teacher, and Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Coordinator Our current state of affairs seems heightened to some, and yet, the same as it has always been to others – depending on your life experiences and...
The Best Things about Being a Dad

The Best Things about Being a Dad

By Guest Blogger Steve Ford Today is Father’s Day. I know that for many dads it is a special day because it marks the end of a grueling 364 day stretch without a new tie, a $20 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods or the opportunity to take an afternoon nap. Mind you, I...
A 50 Year Secret

A 50 Year Secret

By Guest Blogger Dan Barrett Being adopted has always been my normal. My parents blessed me with a wonderful life, built me into the man/father I am, and adopted a younger brother, Billy, who has been the best a guy could ask for. My parents had always supported any...