Raising a teenager is inherently crazy-making. If you look at a teenager on some psychological tests, they will actually score as psychotic! A healthy teenager’s emotional intensity and fluctuations actually mirror a crazy person’s. The complete rewiring of the brain that occurs throughout the teenage years leads to a lot of emotional sensitivity and […]

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Today I want to cut to the chase and give you the five most important things that you should do as a parent. #5 Our Attention (at least for a few minutes!) Number five is to give your kids some regular, undivided attention. I know this can be difficult on top of our already busy […]

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Having a well behaved child obviously makes parenthood a lot easier. Today I want to give you the top five things that you can do and not do to have a well behaved child. Let me start by exploring what I mean by “well behaved.” A healthy child needs to rebel against us, protest our […]

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Obviously, it is really tempting to want to give our phones and tablets to our kids because it gives them the perfect babysitter. They are completely taken care of and we can go on and have our adult conversations and do what we need to do. Parenting is so hard that we need breaks and […]

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Today I want to cut to the chase and give you the top 5 worst things that we as parents do all the time. #5: Saying “Good Job” We say “good job” to our kids all the time and research has actually shown that this is quite detrimental. What we should be doing is telling […]

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The days or week prior to our women having their menstrual cycles can be extremely hard on them and us. Unfortunately, if we do not know how to navigate that time, we can make it much worse. If we have a few simple tools, however, we can make it a lot better. Women’s hormones shift […]

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When our little girls grow into women and start to bleed, it is an amazing moment in their lives. Unfortunately, few of us fathers know what to do in this precious moment. A lot of us back away thinking we should leave it to the women. This can lead to long term detrimental effects upon […]

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Talking to our kids about sex is more important than most of us realize. As parents, we are the best chance them developing a healthy sexuality. If we do it poorly, it can literally lead to a life of bad sex. If we do it well, we can support them to be empowered in their […]

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As us men can barely imagine, birthing a baby is a profoundly intense experience. If a woman is disconnected from her body, then she is more likely to have a difficult birth. If on the other hand, a woman is in the zone, in her body and feeling good in herself, then she is likely […]

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I know this sounds like an infomercial trying to sell you knives, but what I want to tell you today is actually quite real. There is one thing that you can do that will help you return to your pre-pregnancy weight, save as much as $1,000 and help your child to be happier in the […]

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