Masculinity; the Non-Toxic kind

I wrestle with my boys, I encourage them when they show me their muscles, when they eat well I tell them they’ll grow big and strong like the hulk. Actions that, to some, are now deem inappropriate behavior for fathers raising sons. With the APA’s newest report Guidelines for Psychological Practice for Boys and Men, […]

What is the Status Quo of Parenting? Why do I feel like I’m Failing?

Am I doing any of this right? Sometimes… I feel like a failure. Is it imagined or is there something here?¬†Bills get higher each week, external pressures increase, can’t seem to keep the house¬†clean, trouble keeping temper in check, timelines/schedules/budgets get missed, I just can’t keep up. Are my worries relevant or presumed? I wonder […]

30 year old’s driver seat wisdom; experience, but don’t waste your 20’s.

30 is not the new 20. It is a very real fact that emerging adulthood (18-29), are reaching “life landmarks” later than our parents and grandparents. This is scientifically proven and with common sense we see it everywhere. We marry later, 60 years ago HALF of 18-24 year olds were married; now its only 9%. […]