Fear of Failure Has Kept Me From Achieving My Dream. Here’s What I’m Doing to Change
I've thought about the risks of pursuing my dreams so much, and for so long, that I'm an expert in stagnation. Since kids learn by example, I'm changing my approach.
The 5 Benefits of Roughhousing With Your Daughters
I was prepared to roughhouse with my son — and then we had two daughters. Here's why I roughhouse with them and why it's important.
5 Reasons to Pray With Your Kids, Whatever Your Beliefs
I didn't grow up in a very religious household, but I always liked prayer. Now, I'm teaching my kids the benefits of having a reflective practice.
Why I Write Letters to My Daughters
And why you should too.
My Daughter Just Finished Elementary School, and I Want to Stop Time
It's painful to watch my daughters grow up so fast. But it's a good reminder to be the father I want to be and not have any regrets.
How I’m Encouraging My Kids to Dream Big and Aim High
We've all had dreams go unrealized, goals we didn't meet, but that shouldn't turn us into dream-crushing dads. Here's how I encourage my kids to aim high.
Every Kid Has Natural Talent. Parents Need To Help Them Realize It.
No kid is good at everything, but every kid is good at something. Finding that something is a parent's job.
Self-Talk and Parenthood: How I Manage My Natural Negativity
The ticker tape of thoughts unspooling through my head tells me that I'm not worthy of the life I've created for myself. That creates a real hazard for my children.
It Took a Near-Divorce for Me to Understand What It Means to Be a Dad
Father's Day is great — it's an honor just to be called "Dad" — but it's the ordinary moments that I now cherish.
I’m a Germophobe and Man Do My Kids Gross Me Out
A dad of delicate sensibilities shares the disgusting things his daughters have done to make him gag.