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All that remains…

All that remains…
“Maybe strong is all you have left when you run out of weak.” ~Saucony shoe commercial Being a parent can be exhausting. Our daughters still need us to lead with strength and...

Wisdom from Dr. Seuss

Wisdom from Dr. Seuss
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, Any direction you choose.” ~Dr. Seuss Sometimes little reminders for us are hidden within the little books we read with our little...

If I had a choice…

If I had a choice…
“If I had a choice of educating my daughters or my sons because of opportunity constraints, I would choose to educate my daughters.” ~Brigham...

A home is built of loving deed...

A home is built of loving deeds
“A house is built of logs and stone, of tiles and posts and piers; a home is built of loving deeds that stand a thousand years.” ~Victor...

The trait of a wise father

The trait of a wise father
“It is a wise father that knows his own child.” ~William Shakespeare We know our own children because we spend time with them to shape them and become introduced to them. Time. We all have the same number of minutes in the...

Why we grow old

Why we grow old
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” ~George Bernard Shaw    ...

The need for a father’s ...

The need for a father’s protection.
  “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” ~Sigmud...
recent from Movies Bring Him Home: A Father’s Prayer for His Daughter’s Happiness
Most men won’t admit that they frequent Facebook, but I love it. It has connected me to the world through some otherwise lonely times. How often have you been secretly at Facebook and read threats from protective fathers of their plans to intimidate, threaten, and harass young men showing any...
recent from Music More Than Just Fishin’
Earlier this week, a daughter shared a touching account of a special night of music that she shared with her father (read “Of Sundaes, Peanuts, and Very Memorable High Fives”). Though that moment revolved around one of the original boy bands, pop music, and screaming teen girls, I was reminded...
recent from Quotes All that remains…
“Maybe strong is all you have left when you run out of weak.” ~Saucony shoe commercial Being a parent can be exhausting. Our daughters still need us to lead with strength and...
recent from Social Issues 10 Ways to Celebrate International Day of the Girl Child Every Day
Today marks the second annual International Day of the Girl Child. We dads of daughters know that every day in our world is the Under-Roof Day of the Girl as we lovingly care for our daughters. I confess that my initial reaction to learning of this United Nations sanctioned was a mild surprise; however,...