I’m developing something called the “Fathering Framework” because what I’ve learned over the past few years is that mainstream parenting and parenting fringes have smashed mothering and fathering together. The FF will be a set of learnable skills for being a great father. I’m getting some coaching/advice from some pretty amazing people and all those […]
I’m no expert on Mothering from a feminine essence/attribute perspective. I’m certainly no expert on feminine mothering skills either. My mother may have been bo-polar. At least my memory of her and my aunt agree that this would have been a good place to start. I also believe that she was deeply depressed for most […]
If you’ve read article before, I recommend reading it again. I update this regularly to match my current thinking on the subject of how to be a more masculine father. I also believe that I’m a reasonably smart guy and I needed a lot of recurrence on this topic before I could event get close […]
I just went on a “daddy and me” ski trip. Three fathers, 6 children under 10. There were three girls (8, 6, and 5) and three boys (10, 9, and 7). It was awesome. We skied hard for 4 days straight and added some super fun tubing on the third afternoon. I’m writing this in […]
OK, here is an uncomfortable truth I’ve come to believe.
Men, as a demographic, don’t do parent education.
I’ve been a small voice in the community of parenting instructors for 5 years now and I’ve developed friendships with some of the most amazing and inspiring people in this industry.
People like Jane Nelsen who wrote the Positive Discipline […]
a few Navy SEAL principles that have stuck with me in my parenting. Watch the video below to learn the the three Navy SEAL fundamentals that can help you become refine your own parenting
STEP ONE: Pause and Observe. What emotion are you experiencing? What emotion is your child (or whomever) experiencing?
Tone of Voice: A parent’s key to knowing the meaning behind the words.
Last weekend I took a coaching certification class offered at www.yourinfinitelylifeonline.com called Power/Empathy/Tone of Voice Concepts. This is one of their “Advanced Mastery Classes” for coaching and teaching the courses they offer. I”m busy working on […]
Pam Dunn writes in her soon-to-be published book that your tone of voice reveals how you are really feeling. Enjoy this excerpt from "It's Time to Look Inside- to see yourself and everyone through the lens of magnificence" and consider how your tone affects your children and parenting.