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No, you shouldn’t correct your kid’s spelling mistakes

It was the third Sunday in June when I opened an envelope to discover one of the sweetest notes I had ever received. Next to a curly-haired stick figure with a fiendish grin was scrawled a note: "Happy Phothersday DADDY." Father's Day! My brilliant editor's brain instantly translated the terrible spelling with all the alacrity of British code-br ...read more

Five tips for dads in talking with tweens about sex

Curl up with a hardcover dictionary and flip through the pages. You'll soon find that a pussy is a young cat and a cock is a grown rooster. A tit is a small songbird and an ass is a stubborn mule. Now try typing those terms into an online search engine, and you'll get a quick lesson in graphic anatomy, and probably have to run an anti-virus scru ...read more

Put these 5 things in a last letter for your kids

Once you've had a baby, hopefully, you've taken the big step to writing a will and creating a trust to protect your new family. Don't stop there. Along with a will, you'll also want to write letters to your wife, and importantly to your kids in the horrible, and we hope unlikely, event that you aren't there to watch them gr ...read more

5 things not to say before your kid’s first shot

Even with their fathers there, the first visit to a doctor's office can be stressful for kids. Some may not know what's going on, while others may remember past visits and put up a fight in the car or waiting room. Doctors try their best, but some kids may hate shots so much that fathers should step in and help their kid get through ...read more

3 things dads should do everyday to get closer to their teenagers

One of the challenges of fatherhood is getting closer to your children as they grow older. In the beginning, younger kids might never want to leave your side, but once they hit adolescence, it might all fly out the window.To keep your kids close to you, do these three things everyday.1. Make breakfast and dinner These meals are important because th ...read more

What dads learn from playdates about their child’s friend’s parents

As your kids get older, they'll inevitably develop friendships with other kids - either classmates from school or peers from the local playground. It'll eventually fall on you, as the dad, to have kids over to your house for a playdate.Sometimes, you can learn a lot about the child's parents just from watching them interact with ...read more

Three ways to get adolescents excited about a family vacation

While you and the kids may have enjoyed going to Disney World or the Grand Canyon when they were still young, now that you're living with adolescents, planning a family vacation can be a whole new game. To avoid the potential groans, sighs and eye rolls that can accompany an extended getaway with Mom and Dad, here are three tips to get your twe ...read more

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