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Dealing with Family & Work

We dads and granddads get busy at work and sometimes have a hard time balancing all our work responsibilities with the needs of our families. I want to share some great insights from The Championship Fathering blog by Carey Casey with you. He’s thought about this a lot and has a lot of good ideas on how to deal with this work/family dilemma.

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Want to be a better Dad?

We’d all like to be better Dads. But, where do you start? This is a great 4-step method that encourages us to “just improve everyday by 1%.” It gives “Four Ways to be a Better Dad, Today.” That sounds doable doesn’t it? I think you’ll get some good tips from this article. Just click the picture below to read more.

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Thanksgiving: The Holiday & Beyond

As we approach this family holiday, I want to share this article on how we can develop a thankful attitude in ourselves and our children. Learning to be grateful for the good things in our lives enriches all of us. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Building a Closer Relationship

I want to share this great article with you on how Dads can build a closer relationship with their kids. Here are some ideas on how to be more approachable and dependable in your kids’ lives. Just click on the picture below to read the article.

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Affirming Dads & Dealing with Teens

Here are 2 articles I think you’ll like. The first one talks about how we can be “affirming” dads and how this helps our children and us. In the next, you’ll find some helpful advice on how to deal with a haughty teenage son or daughter.
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3 Tips for Dads of ‘Haughty’ Teens

Forgiving Dad

Here’s a powerful example of forgiveness that I want to share.
It’s worth a read and gives us all something to think about.

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“Your dad has cancer that has spread all over his body…” was the text message that I received from my sister Keisha who heard the information from our Uncle Barney who has been more than a father than Bobby could dream of. I texted back, “That’s unfortunate.”

I didn’t talk about it anymore until 4 days later when Keisha sent another message from Uncle Barney letting me know that Bobby wanted to speak with me and shared the phone number to his hospital room in Florida. I contemplated … and then made a decision. I figured as a growing Christian and as a man with morals that I couldn’t let another human being die without honoring a simple request to hear my voice.  Read More…