Parenting Teenage Boys (Practical)

Growing up as a teenager can be difficult. Not only for the teen but also the parent who is faced with some testing times. During this time, the body of a teenager goes through changes. Along with this, the ability of your teen to express themselves sufficiently may be reduced. Thankfully, there are several things… Continue reading Parenting Teenage Boys (Practical)

Men’s Health Tips

Men’s Health Tips. As we get older, we gather up a load of information about our bodies. For example, the cause of a headache a few times in the past is avoided for future headaches. Think of it as a particular brand of beer that always gives you a banging hangover (it’s Stella for me)… Continue reading Men’s Health Tips

Fifty Things I Learned Before 50 Part 2: Life For Men In Their 40s

Thank you for reading the first part in this list of fifty things I’ve learned before the age of fifty. The initial blog entry talked about the bigger things in life – kids, work, health. In this 2nd section I’m going to talk about some of the smaller things that I’ve picked up along the… Continue reading Fifty Things I Learned Before 50 Part 2: Life For Men In Their 40s

Parenting for Dads of Teenage Boys: Part 2

Your teen is not naturally responsible. This is something which is only learned with age. And sometimes as a result of difficult circumstances. As part of parenting for dads of teenage boys, it’s important to teach your teen responsible behaviour and that this is a necessity rather than an option. After the age of 13,… Continue reading Parenting for Dads of Teenage Boys: Part 2

Parenting for Fathers of Teenage Boys: Part 1

Dealing with teen boys that have anger issues is a common issue for parenting for fathers of teenage boys. We’re not saying it’s always boys, however. Teenage girls can present their fair share of problems too. Nevertheless, it’s generally accepted that girls can better process their own emotions and talk through them better than boys.… Continue reading Parenting for Fathers of Teenage Boys: Part 1

Parenting Tips for Parents: What Should Fathers Do?

Raising teenagers is a challenging task for even the most resilient of parents. How exactly do you perform this sometimes seemingly impossible task? Your once chatty son is now responding with one-word answers, and your daughter who would accompany you to the supermarket seems to be less than keen to be seen with you these… Continue reading Parenting Tips for Parents: What Should Fathers Do?

50 things I’ve learned before the age of 50

I read that Taylor Swift was talking about the 30 things she has learned before 30. With this in mind, I realised that I have the best part of 20 years more experience than her. And seeing as this site is aimed towards men, I have a lot more relevant experience for the people likely… Continue reading 50 things I’ve learned before the age of 50

School Summer Holidays And Kids

School Summer Holidays And Kids. I’m in the middle of the 6 week school holiday that is both a blessing and a burden. If you have kids and work from home like me, then you will already know the pressures this has on your time. You end up trying to make the best of it… Continue reading School Summer Holidays And Kids

4 Mistakes Dads Make With Their Teens

Once your child becomes a teen, you start to see signs of independence that were not there before. They change beyond all recognition, seemingly before your eyes. Here are the top 5 mistakes dads make with their teens. 4 – Always Expecting The Worst Teenagers are seen as people who get into a lot of… Continue reading 4 Mistakes Dads Make With Their Teens

How Do You Handle Teenage Disrespect? A Man Approaching 50 Guide

How Do You Handle Teenage Disrespect? A Man Approaching 50 Guide. Teenagers have a different worldview to us. It’s fine for them to see the world through their own eyes. But if that starts to drift into teenage disrespect then it’s time to act. It can be a common thing for teenage disrespect to happen.… Continue reading How Do You Handle Teenage Disrespect? A Man Approaching 50 Guide