The True Role of a Father

The Role of a Father

Depending on how you were raised and what kind of a dad you had growing up plays a big part in the kind of dad you become. But even if you did not have a great example in your own dad it does not mean that you can not learn and grow when you become a dad. Love is actually the key in being a great … [Read more...]

Looking Forward to Father’s Day

Father's Day 2014

Mother's Day is only a few days past and without implying a lack of importance, I wanted to turn towards the upcoming celebration of Fathers. We've taken a bit of a hiatus at Fatherhood Factor and it seemed best to crisan the reintroduction of our content with a focus on a day that calls for … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Help Children Have a Positive Self Image

Confident Kids

In today's media obsessed culture, it can be a challenge for parents to help their children maintain a healthy image regarding their good looks and bodies. Children are likely to absorb many questionable ideas about physical appearance from television, movies, the internet as well as their … [Read more...]

Frugal Fall Family Fun

Fall Family Fun

Fall is here, and though everyone's back to school, there's no reason that fun needs to come to an end. After all, you've still got weekends and evenings to spend together. And since fall weather is not too hot and not too cold, it's actually a better time of year than summer for some family … [Read more...]

Principals Say the Darndest Things: But Not to Your Face

Man with hand on chin

"Reader's Digest" recently interviewed principals from all parts of the country, and what they said may shock you. There are things that your child's principal wants you to know but, for one reason or another, simply can't tell you. Here are just some examples of what the principal may be thinking … [Read more...]

Kids’ Use of Mobile Phones; And Keeping Them Safe While Doing It

Kids Using Smartphones

Staying connected is the need of the hour. Be it an employee with his employer or be it children with their parents, mobile phones are given for immediate communication whenever a need arises. The reason why children are provided mobile phones by their parents is because they want to be in constant … [Read more...]

What Are Some Ways Parents Can Keep their Children Safe When Behind the Wheel

Teen Driver

To highlight how surveillance has changed, let’s start with a story. When I was young, my two favorite movies were Rebel without a Cause and American Graffiti. This terrified my father as he was a child in the 1950's and knew what drew me to these movies: the fast cars. In both movies, dangerous … [Read more...]

Avoiding Major Meltdowns: A Parents’ Guide to Moving with Kids

Moving With Kids

You think that relocating is stressful for you? Just think about how stressful it is for your kids. Your children don't understand that they'll make new friends, find new things to do, or even learn to enjoy their new school. All your kids know is that they are leaving everything they love behind, … [Read more...]

Class is in Session: Back-To-School Party Planning Tips

Back to School

After a leisurely summer of hanging out with friends and enjoying outdoor activities, the start of school can be a very reluctant reality for kids. Thankfully, a back-to-school party can take a lot of the worry and nervousness out of the last few days of vacation, getting children excited for the … [Read more...]

Men Surviving and Thriving in a Woman’s World

I'm okay

Men are capable of surviving in nearly every environment imaginable. In the arctic… On the water… In the mountains… In a frat house dorm room… You can name the nastiest cesspools that you’ve ever seen and it’s likely that a man has not only survived but has actually thrived in … [Read more...]