Author Archives: Kevin

This is the main event

If you’re in your teens, watch this. If you’re raising kids, watch this. If you’re trying to hold it together, regardless of your age, watch this. https://affectiveliving.wordpress.com/2014/09/13/what-students-really-need-to-hear-video/

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So…how about a daughter’s view on fathers & daughters?

For more good reading on dads & daughters, check on the book & blog from my good friend Michelle Watson, PhD. http://www.amazon.com/Dad-Heres-What-Really-Need/dp/0736958401 Website – drmichellewatson.com Blog – drmichellewatson.com/blog Facebook – Facebook.com/drmichellewatson Twitter – @mwatsonphd We think a lot alike. But … Continue reading

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Where in the world are the real fathers?

It was a Friday morning like any other in Berkeley, Calif., during the spring of my freshman year. A friend barged into my dorm room and declared, “We need to drive up to Lake Tahoe today and rent a house … Continue reading

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So, you want to be a better dad?

Hey dads—and women married to dads. My good friend Michelle Watson, PhD, runs a 9-month program for dads of daughters in their teens and twenties. It’s all about what she’s found over the years as a therapist, mentor, and author … Continue reading

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Courageous dad, mom, & daughter

One heroic dad, heroic mom, heroic daughter. If this doesn’t change how you look at life, not much will. It’s a portrait in true courage, for sure. https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByFUzo9KwryWWkRwUEw4bmZNaVk/edit?pli=1

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On Fatherhood Lost

A grieving Steven R. Woods is sitting, slumped forward, sobbing inconsolably. He hugs to his chest a folded American flag that earlier had covered the casket in front of him. In 1964 his father—Army Staff Sgt. Lawrence Woods—was shot down … Continue reading

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The resurrection, revisited

The pastor reached out to me by email last Easter. He was so moved by my column about “Katie” that he read it to his congregation. When he finished, he told me, the church was so quiet that you could … Continue reading

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When stepfathers step in and step up for daughters: Part 2 of 2

Sometimes a stepfather enters a daughter’s life and sends it spiraling downward. And for every one of those, there’s a stepfather who steps in and steps up for a daughter. Sheree is one of those daughters. When we met, Sheree … Continue reading

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Wish I’d had this 18 years ago…

Dr. Kelly Flanagan, a licensed clinical psychologist and happy father of three, keeps a fantastic blog, full of wonderful opinions and personal advice. He has made a habit out of writing letters to his young daughter, to help teach her … Continue reading

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From a daughter to a dad: How to raise your pre-teens

I am loving this post by blogger Robin DesCamp…rock on, girl. http://askdescamp.com/2014/03/06/how-do-i-raise-my-daughter-right/

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