One day I realised I was an angry dad. Something I never wanted to be. So I started BeingDads to work out how to be better dad.
If that question matters to you too, welcome.
Our children will have to continually learn and change as they get older. No job for life, more likely multiple careers.
Jack Ma, China's richest man says schools will create unemployable people. A career specialist questions the conventional wisdom of achievement. What are you going to do for your kids?
What can you do if you want to help your kids be more creative, so they have a solid foundation on which to build a fulfilling life?
Suncream led me to a realisation about how seeing things differently made life better for me and my son.
How a change of perspective made me realise how little time I have left with my son.
The specifics of how much sleep your child needs, and some beautifully calming and sweary words from Samuel L Jackson.
How curiosity works and how you can harness it to help your little ones learn, even boring things.
Leaving work at work and really being there for your kids is no easy task. Over the years I've experimented with different approaches and found one that really works.
Routines are great for children, but if you don't know how they understand time, you could be setting yourself and them up for failure.
Much wisdom has been distilled into mental models. Many of which we apply to work, but rarely do we consider their help in parenting. Here's the best that you can start using straight away.
Most people search for answers, but answers always depend on the context. It's better to hunt out good questions. These are some of the best ones fathers can ask themselves and their kids.
They don't understand how much we want to know about their days, their dreams, their hopes and their friends, especially as they start to live their own lives. Here's how to get that precious insight into their changing lives.
If you're not thinking long term, and putting in the effort early, when they get older it's only going to be harder.
How many dads have really thought hard about the future they want to create? About the relationships they want with their children, about the type of person they want to raise? Very few, for something so important. Here's a few of the best questions to get those precious answers for yourself.
How the traditional paths of masculinity hold us back in the deepest possible way and what we, as men, as fathers to boys and dads to daughters can do about it.
What principles do you parent by? Is your parenting style setting your kids up to have a harder life? Research shows there's a clear path to raising amazing human beings.
Disney's announcement to change the way they portray fathers came from the findings of a shockingly small study. Perhaps it's a sign of the times, but whatever's behind it, let's hope it helps us and our children as they turn you into a grandparent.
We started doing affirmations with our kids to boost their self-esteem and learnt some very valuable lessons along the way.
Raising your kids with rules or principles? Research shows one route holds the key to thriving family life and well-adjusted young people.
I've worked hard to be the best dad I can be, and won't ever stop. Here are the things that I'm working on right now and how I'm tackling them.