co-authored with Jennifer Hayes O’Neill, LMSW, former Executive Director of the Early Childhood Counseling Center in California. As a father of 3 daughters, and as someone who works with hundreds of kids a week in my (Jeff) day job, I can tell you that I KNOW kids come out better with an involved father in … Read more5 Proven Benefits of Father Involvement You Should Know
For many of us, our father is the 1 man who truly made a difference in this world. Who made it special. Who was there for us in our times of need. And sometimes it’s hard to find the words to express that. So I’ve compiled a list of great Father’s Day quotes to help … Read more31 Great Father’s Day Quotes for Your Best Father’s Day
Co-authored with Craig Middleton Is your family looking for some fun, but inexpensive ideas for summertime? You’re only a kid once, and you only get to enjoy your children in their childhood once. And I think you’ll agree with me that they grow up way too fast. Finding some great lower-cost summer ideas the whole … Read more13 Low-Cost Summer Family Fun Ideas You Should Try
Wondering if too much screen time is a bad thing? Let’s face it, our kids (and some of us adults) can’t live without our phones & tablets. We live in an ever-increasing electronic age and it seems to be going nowhere but up. But are we setting screen time limits for our kids? If so, … Read more13 Proven Benefits of Limiting Screen Time to Help Your Kids
Wondering what sensory toys are and how they can benefit your child? I have 3 daughters, and in my day job, I work with hundreds of kids a week. I also have a wife who is a teacher of autistic kids. Thus, while I’ve definitely heard the term sensory toys, I wasn’t sure exactly what … Read moreWhat are Sensory Toys and How Can They Help Your Child?
Looking for the best allowance pros and cons? Allowance can be confusing! How much should we pay our kids for allowance? When do we pay them? Do they get a set amount no matter how much they help around the house?? We’ve been on an allowance system in our house for about 5 years. But … Read more7 Top Allowance Pros and Cons You Need to Know For Your Kids
Wondering about the importance of the role of parents in the lives of their children? I am a father of 3 amazing daughters ranging from age 1 to 12. I also work with hundreds of kids in my day job helping run a martial arts school. I’ve struggled to know what to do at times … Read moreWhat Is the Role of Parents in a Child’s Life?
Did you know that our brain uses 20% of our daily calories? And that’s not the only way food affects our brain power. Serving your kids the right healthy study snacks can improve their memory and help them stay focused. Here we will review some of the top snacks you can serve your kids to … Read moreFuel Your Kid’s Brain with These 10 Healthy Study Snacks
Wondering about the qualities of a good father? Written with the assitance of writer, public speaker and parent, Fabian Pasion If you’re new to being a dad, it can be mind-boggling. We go from caring mostly about ourselves and then our spouse. But now we have someone who is completely dependent on us! What are the qualities … Read more23 Top Qualities of a Good Father You Probably Didn’t Know
Wondering what to do when your child hurts your feelings? Last night my 5th-grade daughter and I were set to go to a father-daughter dance. Needless to say, the night didn’t go well and I ended up pretty hurt. Kids are going through big hormonal changes & feeling complex feelings. If your child says mean … Read moreWhat To Do When Your Child Hurts Your Feelings
co-authored with father and parenting expert Dan Chabert of the website BornCute Are you experiencing expectant father anxiety as the birth of your child draws near? I think we can all agree that nothing in this world truly prepares men and women for becoming a parent for the first time. But in some ways, it’s … Read more11 Best Tips for Dads to Deal with Expectant Father Anxiety
Wondering which parenting style is preferred by child psychologists? As a parent of 3 kids, and someone who works with hundreds of kids in a martial arts school every week, I am pretty familiar with kids, parents, and parenting styles. But there are so many different parenting styles that I began to wonder which parenting … Read moreWhich Parenting Style is Preferred by Child Psychologists?