Too often, we let ourselves feel overwhelmed by to-do lists and mounting phone reminders. We get caught up in all that we should do or shouldn't do and we pile expectations on top of one another like they're dirty clothes. But, what if we chose the day's single-most important task and made that the main objective? Sure, you can accomplish other chores throughout the day (you probably should), but all that will figure itself out. You focus your energy on that Golden Goal.
The Knowing Book by Rebecca Kai Dotlich and illustrated by Matthew Cordell is simply the best children's book I've read so far. I could leave it at that, but, for your sake, I won't.
Inspired by the new-again-dad British soccer player who voluntarily missed a World Cup match for the birth of his daughter, for today's Link Love, I wanted to feature celebrity dads who seem to be killing it. Here are five men who are managing fame, fortune, and family.
One day I realized I was short on money for the bills. I remembered there was a 50-dollar bill in my son’s piggy bank.
It was an important reminder that I somehow managed to reflect upon as I muttered the most miserable version of Old MacDonald in Isaiah's ear. On the other side of pain, discomfort, and conflict is, very often, healing.
If we want to raise healthy men, we need to stop polluting our boys with these classic sayings.
The following links are the websites, blogs, and podcasts by some of my newest friends. I had the privilege to hang out with each of the creators a few weeks ago at a Dads' Conference. Please take a moment to check out what they're doing. It's good stuff.
To all the dad's, happy father's day!
Wow. That picture is random. Well, so is this post. Here are a few of my favorite random links I’ve found lately.
It may seem impossible to convince a child to ditch a picture book, but The Book With No Pictures makes a persuasive case for imageless entertainment, teaching kids that a book with no pictures can still be fun.