Resources

Hand-picked resources, specifically for dads!

Websites:
 
MY FAVORITE BLOGS FOR DADS:

The Encouraging Dads Project
http://www.encouragingdads.com/
This great website is a wonderful resource full of tips, encourageing blog posts, and an active project director, John Finch. John recently wrote a successful ebook and launched a premier of his movie. Check it out!

Get ConnectDAD
www.getconnectdad.com
This is a fun and interactive blog run by a great couple. They offer many perspectives, as well a a forum to share your voice and hear the voices of others. They are all about connecting dads to their kids, and building into the next generation.

The Purposeful Pappy
https://thepurposefulpappy.com/
Down the earth perspective of a country homeschooling dad. Relaxing and engaging to read.

Art of Manliness
http://www.artofmanliness.com
Podcast, book reviews, blog about all things manly. I especially appreciate the "Band of Brothers" podcast! The manly skills are a great unique touch as well.


RESOURCES FOR CHRISTIAN FATHERS:

UNCOMMEN.ORG
UNCOMMEN is a cause. A movement designed to get men off the sidelines and into the game of life, where they can make an impact on family, friends and society as a whole.

Christian Fathers
http://www.christianfathers.com/
Written specifically with Christian fathers in mind, this site offers blogs, articles, book links, quotes, etc.

Willow Creek Community Church
http://www.willowcreek.org/southbarrington/kidsandstudents/camp-paradise/dads-resources
Excellent page put together by a large church. Contains links to fatherhood books, as well as a heart video section featuring pastors' illustrations, sermons, and special presentations for dads.

Focus on the Family - Fatherhood Challenge
http://www.drjamesdobson.org/blogs/the-fatherhood-challenge
Focus on the Family continues to set the bar high with this site just for fathers. Many good blogs and articles regarding being a Christian husband and father.


GENERAL RESOURCES:

National Fatherhood Iniative:
http://www.fatherhood.org/parent-resources
 
National Center for Fathering
http://www.fathers.com/
 
Dad's Adventure (tips for new dads)
http://www.dadsadventure.com/
 
Post-Partum Resources for Dads
http://www.postpartum.net/get-help/resources-for-fathers/
 
Single Father Advice
http://singledaddy.org/
 
How to Be a Great Dad
http://www.artofmanliness.com/2008/08/03/18-tips-for-being-a-great-dad/
 
The Fathering Project
http://thefatheringproject.org/activity/top-ten-tips-for-being-a-great-dad/
 
Books:
 
Preparing your Son for Every Young Man's Battle: Conversations about Sexual Integrity
By Stephen Arterburn
 
Shepherding A Child's Heart
By Ted Tripp
 
Raising a Modern Day Knight
By Robert Lewis

Wild at Heart
By John Eldridge
 
 

Videos

Dad Pretends to Forget Son's Birthday


What's it like being a dad?  - The Skit Guys
Memories of Dad - The Skit Guys