How to Create a Simple Food Journal You Will Keep

How to Create a Simple Food Journal You Will Keep

Did you know that people who keep food journals are more likely to develop healthier eating habits? Despite the many benefits of creating food journals, many people who start them end up abandoning them because they lose interest. The good news is that there are...

What Dads Really Need In Life with Gabe Charboneau

What do dads really need in life? Money, friendship, counseling? Listen in as Gabe Charboneau breaks down what dads really need in life. Today’s guest is Gabe Charboneau with Catholic Charities in Pueblo (https://www.ccsoco.org/)

The Day I Died

The Day I Died

It’s a little morbid, but this is one of the most powerful exercises you can do for yourself. That exercise is to write ‘the day you died’. Writing your obituary is good, but I like visuals. I like to picture the moment. We’ll jump into our Delorian (Back to the...

A Framework For Having Difficult Conversations

Having difficult conversations is, well, hard. In this episode of the Healthy Dads podcast, we give you a framework for having difficult conversations. Today’s guest is Jeff Rosenau from Christlike Dialogue (https://christlikedialogue.org/)

The One Tool That Will Change Your Life: The Grid

The One Tool That Will Change Your Life: The Grid

I’ll preface this post and let you know that I have an accounting degree. I love numbers. I love data. I love scorecards. How do we bring data into our life? Our parenting. Our health. Our money. And ultimately answer the question, ‘am I winning at life?’ At Healthy...

3 Alcohol Alternatives For Dads

3 Alcohol Alternatives For Dads

There is nothing like coming home from a hard day of work, saying hello to your wife and kids, plopping yourself on your La-Z-Boy chair, and opening a nice can of … sparkling water? Water doesn’t give you the same effect as an alcoholic beer, a glass of red wine, or...

7 Amazing Conversation Starters for Couples

7 Amazing Conversation Starters for Couples

This is a guest post from Jousline Savra, Licensed Marriage Family TherapistHello Healthy Dads! I am going to share some of my thoughts and the experiences I have had with numerous couples over the last 24 years. Starting a great conversation with your wife requires...

Parenting Is About Overlapping Circles

Parenting Is About Overlapping Circles

I sat in the church nursery, rocking cute babies, and hated every moment of it. At the time, our son was an infant, and my wife and I thought if someone at church was going to watch our kid, we should volunteer and watch other kids, too. Wrong. After about 6-months, I...

5 Mistakes I Made As A Foster Parent (And Tips To Avoid Them)

5 Mistakes I Made As A Foster Parent (And Tips To Avoid Them)

Being a foster dad is hard. The toughest job you’ll ever love, right? Bringing foster children into your home causes disruption. It will disrupt your marriage, your health, and your energy. Well, I’ve made many mistakes during our 10-year foster care journey. I wrote...

100 Must-Read Books For Every Dad

100 Must-Read Books For Every Dad

After spending 10 years in the publishing industry I've read a lot of books.  Some good, some not so good. We put together a list of the top ~100 books for dads. We have fiction, non-fiction, funny, not-funny, the whole gambit. Have a book you want to add to the list?...