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How to deal with your toddler’s frustrating phrases

A big challenge of fatherhood is the formative years of your toddler, as he develops past the stage of infancy and starts talking. It can be a frustrating experience, as your child can be testy, irritable and defiant to your instructions.Don't let it frustrate you because the formative years can be some of the most interesting. Here are some t ...read more

How to handle your daughter’s first date

If you're dealing with the inevitability of your daughter's first date on Valentine's Day, take comfort in knowing you're not alone. Fatherhood has dealt with the challenge of dating for years, and, thankfully, dads have an abundance of knowledge to pass down on the matter.It can be stressful for the both of you, so take a look ...read more

What to do if your kid is a bully

It's likely that during the course of fatherhood, you'll run into instances where your child is being bullied by someone at school. But there's also the possibility that the tables could be turned and it's your child doing the bullying.It can be difficult to accept that your child has a problem, but it's the first step towa ...read more

Help your teens work through their anger

One of the most challenging aspects of fatherhood can be dealing with angry teenagers. Adolescents can be cranky and uncompromising, verbally lashing out at you for the smallest inconveniences you may impose upon them.The hostility can really affect the overall atmosphere in your house, so it's best to address it head-on with some of these hel ...read more

Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Movie Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'Rated: PG-13 Running Time: 2 hours 41 minutes Release Date: Dec. 13, 2013Child-friendly? Fans of "The Lord of the Rings" film series will likely be drawn to the second installment of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" trilogy. Those who have seen "The Hobbit: ...read more

Coach your son through his dating years

Dating is a milestone for every father and son pair, and though you're likely brimming with advice, stick to the basics. After all, he only needs tips that pertain to his situation.Don't rush  If your son has a crush on someone, let him know that he should start the relationship slowly - with friendship. This way, he can ge ...read more

What to do when your kids don’t want to be with you

It's an inevitable part of fatherhood - at some point, your children won't want to spend time with you. Rather than worry about the implications, you can embrace this milestone and support their independence.Chances are, you went through the same stage when you were an adolescent, so you know that it's a harmless part of growing up. ...read more

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