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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Dads Are Heroes

Jeff runs camera for music and drama productions at his church. Last December, he was behind the camera for the kids' Christmas production. His own daughter, Emily, was a member of the cast.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Dad, do you shirk discipline?

Earlier this month, a research study on parental discipline emerged from the Australian Institute of Family Studies, concluding that dads are largely shirking discipline duties. "When it comes to disciplining the kids, there's been a role reversal in the modern home," with moms being more consistent in discipline than dads.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

“Dear Daddy” Video: A Priority Wake-Up Call

Imagine that today you're reading a letter from your child, only it's ten or fifteen years in the future and your child is a young adult. What would he or she write to you? If you had the benefit of those insights about your relationship, would it change anything you do as a father today?

Friday, March 11, 2011

The Changing American Family: Good or Bad?

In February 2011, the Pew Research Center released results of a survey: "Attitudes about the Changing American Family." The survey lists seven trends, including "more unmarried couples raising children," "more mothers of young children working outside the home," and "more single women having children without a male partner to help raise them." For each of the trends, they asked people to indicate whether it's good for society, bad for society, or doesn't make much difference. You can respond to the questions — and see how your score compares to a national sample of 2,691 adults — here.

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