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Thank you for being an amazing dad
With our first full calendar year of Dad Matters almost in the books, I wanted to just take a moment and say: thank you. Thanks to the 1000’s of you who continue to engage with us each week … read and remark on our posts … comment online and on our Facebook page … and send...
Dec 11, 2013
It’s Not the Years. It’s the Mileage.
Some fathers mark their kids’ progress through childhood via birthdays or grades or little marks on the kitchen wall. My family does it through video games. Not all video games, mind you. We’re not holding Halo tournaments here or anything. But the fact that my son and I spent...
Jul 5, 2013
The Power of Celebrating Milestones
My son was just six when I was introduced to the idea of fathers and sons regularly coming together to discuss issues our boys were facing – and then celebrating progress in our boys’ lives through milestone ceremonies. I had two thoughts. 1. This is a tremendously cool idea. 2. This...
Jul 17, 2013
My three-year-old hit something of a milestone today. Over the last few weeks, he has started taking himself to the bathroom. No prodding or help from mommy or daddy necessary. He has even woken himself up at night to go potty and promptly put himself back to bed afterwards. (Now, whether that's...
Jun 5, 2013
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