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James Bryan Smith begins this chapter of his book by telling a story about taking his six year old son to an amusement park. While at the park, he and his son got on a ride. A teenage boy buckled them into their seats and then started the ride.
The entire time during the ride, James Bryan Smith felt a panic in his heart for fear that his son would fly out of the ride. He states: Continue reading “BECAUSE YOU DID, DAD.”


3 Essential Ground Rules to Set the Limits with Your Kids

Placing limits on teens when Parents don’t Like Making Them

From birth to young adulthood, children need structure. This is not to say that every meal, activity, and thought needs to be regulated like a prison, but children do need some form of organization to their lives. Without boundariespower struggles can occur as the children try to work out who exactly is in charge. Continue reading 3 Essential Ground Rules to Set the Limits with Your Kids

3 Step Anti-Rejection Plan for Kids

Teaching My Son To Combat Rejection Like A Man

Every man will be rejected at some point, whether from a career standpoint or a romantic one. When that rejection comes, it’s important to know how to deal with it, but not everyone does.

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What Happened to Dad’s Mustang?

When I was a young man, I loved sports cars but couldn’t afford one. When I finally could, it was a Mustang!  An icon of American muscle! The ultimate man’s car!  I even drove my first son home in that Mustang from the hospital where he was born! I love everything about Mustangs!  The horse power, the way it drives,  and the way it even fishtails when you turn a corner.  The way the bucket seats seem to hug you and how the interior feels like you are in a race car of sort.  It is truly a nice car, and so when we sold it, I grieved for months. Even now, when I see a Mustang,  I feel nostalgic.   Continue reading What Happened to Dad’s Mustang?

The #1 Reason Dads MUST Build a Treehouse with the Kids

Do you spend quality time with your kids? What about quantity time? Which is more important? The answer may surprise you in this emotionally packed 10 minute podcast.