There is an old cliche that goes something like this “you’ll attract more bees with honey than vinegar.” I heard this countless times growing up but I never really listened to the words. Boy I would have saved myself a lot of headaches and grief if I would have applied this advice more often, especially early in my marriage.
This month we focus our attention on supporting dads in developing healthy relationships. To get started, we focus on facts about the relationship with your partner as you become parents.
As we were preparing for this trip, one of the most common questions we were asked revolved around the kids and their school. I jokingly told everyone that the kids were getting enrolled in “The School of Life.” Read what the kids are learning during the first few weeks of this hands-on learning experience.
Dad-child rough and tumble play (RTP) is a great way to enjoy time together and connect. RTP is a kind of play that most fathers are comfortable with and that most kids love.
In honour of Bell Let's Talk Day, we share insights and research on dads and mental health. See the reality, and start the conversation to make positive change in this vitally important topic.
In the third and final post of this series I share the most important lesson I've learned, and how it changed our family.
In the second of three posts, I share an important lesson that has helped me develop better relationships with my children.