The gift of fatherhood is one that should allow Christ to transform our lives

Although Jesus Christ, during his brief stay on earth a little over two thousand years ago, did not marry someone and to literally bear children with any woman, he was the head of the spiritual family he was establishing. It’s like a flock of sheep where offsprings (represented by lambs) follow their Shepherd. Christ plays … Continue reading The gift of fatherhood is one that should allow Christ to transform our lives

A personal insight into the dynamics of fatherhood

The family is considered as the basic unit of society from which the foundation of the nation is structured. There should be laws acknowledging the father and mother to jointly exercise parental authority over their legitimate children who are not emancipated. Every parent should know that parental authority is both a right and duty. Such … Continue reading A personal insight into the dynamics of fatherhood

Parenting should be a joyful experience

Can you have fun being a parent? The answer may not be what you would like to hear, but this is what I’m going to say being a parent myself: I’m having fun being a parent. Of course, parenting is hard and raising kids could drain you both in the emotional and intellectual aspects of … Continue reading Parenting should be a joyful experience

Why you should be proud being a parent

While biology is what will determine whether a person can be a mom or a dad, the society, on the other hand, may play a very important role in dictating how one should be acting accordingly as a father, papa, dad, mom, or mama. Nevertheless, it is God alone who can make a parent truly … Continue reading Why you should be proud being a parent

New year, new hope, new beginning

What does 2016 have in store for all of us? Some people might be viewing it as more of the same while others see it to be something much worse. Will there be more natural calamities in 2016 than the previous year? Will there be lasting peace, prosperity, and harmony among people regardless of age, … Continue reading New year, new hope, new beginning

Three years and counting: Fatherhood amid the spilled milk of everyday family life

As the year 2015 is closing in two days, it’s also the best time to recall the happenings of the entire year which are now stored as memories in the memory bank of everyone’s mind. The good memories would be forever cherished and missed, while the bad ones most people would try their best to … Continue reading Three years and counting: Fatherhood amid the spilled milk of everyday family life

Fatherhood is like a mushroom sprouting off the stony ground

When I became a dad for the first time a little over three years ago, my idea of fatherhood was based upon the definitions of other people. But that has changed gradually over time as I came to embrace a new thought about it. I had this feeling about fatherhood as something I need to … Continue reading Fatherhood is like a mushroom sprouting off the stony ground

How to raise emotionally healthy kids

If you’re one of those parents who wonder what more they can do to protect their children from others and from their own selves, then relax as everything is going to be just fine. There’s no such thing as a perfect parenting and all you can do is learn from your mistakes and to come … Continue reading How to raise emotionally healthy kids

Reflections of a father

To become conscious is to undergo a never ending process of self-awareness. It gradually takes place, though, in the way you learn to observe your own actions. You learn to make distinctions between your behavior and the results you so desire. This kind of awareness becomes the tool that allows you to take notice of … Continue reading Reflections of a father

This matter of natural hierarches and leadership

The moment your son is able to identify the persons he considered important in his life, interactions of groups and the formation of social hierarchies will be slowly comprehended and stored into his young mind for further processing and interpretation. One best way to accept and understand hierarchies, from a parental perspective, is to recognize … Continue reading This matter of natural hierarches and leadership