When fathers or father-figures are involved in parenting, research has shown that children tend to have fewer issues emotionally, socially and academically. Dads…Men, we need you to please get more involved. Spend quality time and have meaningful conversations with your children. November 19this celebrated as International Men’s Day globally. It is a day set aside to celebrate the positive value men bring to their families, society and the world. I did a short “shout out” to all the male positive role models out there. Keep doing what you do! Men…We need you! Continue reading #WWWOPK E10 – Father’s We Need You
The quality of a father-daughter relationship plays a vital role in her journey to adulthood and influences her outlook to life generally. How a father treats his daughter usually has an effect on her relationship with other men throughout her teenage and adult life. A daughter looks to her father for affection, respect, and affirmation. Where she gets this in healthy doses from an early age, she will usually expect the same type of treatment from other males in her life and it highly unlikely that she would tolerate men who treat her disrespectfully or abusively. If, on the other hand, she … Continue reading Fostering The Father-Daughter Relationship
Every once in a while, it’s important to just slow down from all the hustle and bustle and think about what is really important. This struck a chord. I’d like to share excerpts from a story someone sent to me purportedly shared by a very successful gentleman who had risen to the zenith of the corporate ladder… He said when he was still a manager, he was very active and rarely at home. He was making good money and providing for all his children’s need. One morning, as he was rushing off as usual, his little son was walking out of … Continue reading At The End of The Day, What Really Matters?
Recently I was invited by a group of men to talk on parenting. Not only was it a privilege and an honor, it was also very refreshing to see successful men by every standard, take time out to want to … Continue reading Father Figures