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Father's Day

As a dad, I feel that my role is “protector” by keeping my kid safe in all ways. At the same time, I don’t want to give in to my fears and make my daughter think and feel that where we live and where we go are not safe places. Read more

Family Advice

Now is the time to start preparing children for the mental shift to return to school. With my kid, I have been talking up what will happen once school starts–how the start time is earlier than her current summer camp, for instance. Read more

Education

Here on the Central Coast, the temperatures don’t always reflect the seasons, but having the sun up in the morning and the daylight on the way home leaves me with a smile. Here are some ideas on what to do with the longer days. Read more

Family Advice

It’s that time of year–the time to celebrate dads and all the wonderful things they do for us. So instead of the usual tie or coffee mug let’s think outside of the box for a fun and unique gift he will enjoy. Read more

Holidays

It is very important that men see the doctor for regular checkups and routine preventative care. Below are some guidelines for what men can do to be healthier regardless of age. Read more

Health & Wellness

If I follow the media images, on Father’s Day, as a father, I am supposed to lie in a hammock, take a break from mowing the lawn, play golf, watch sports on television all day, open a tie as a gift, and take a nap. Read more

Family Advice

It’s tough to figure out what gifts our kids will love. But in the end, we usually find out that it isn’t so much the gift but the time we spend with them that counts! Read more

Family Advice

Toxic masculinity is a pattern of thinking and parenting of boys where the focus is on achievement, adventure and risk, and strength and self-reliance as well as violence, anti-femininity, and avoidance of perceptions of weakness. Read more

Family Advice

Generally, kids who have positive, supportive, relationships with parents are more likely to have greater intimacy and relationship satisfaction with romantic partners later on. Read more

Family Advice

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17. Here are some great gift ideas to spoil the special Dad in your life that are perfect for Monterey Peninsula fathers! Read more

Holidays

Just about everyone loves BBQ, and even though we’re far from the traditional geographical centers of barbecuing, the Monterey Peninsula has a lot of excellent smoky options to satisfy your meaty needs. Read more

Family Fun

For military parents, celebrating Mother's Day and Father's Day with their children is extra special, since they know that in future years deployments or training may keep them apart during these special days. Read more

Family Advice

Hey, Dad! Are you looking for a fun Monterey County outing you'll enjoy just as much as your kids will enjoy? Here are a few great suggestions. Read more

Family Fun

Father’s Day is just around the corner; so don’t be caught scrambling for the perfect way to show you care. Try some of these ideas, and make it a special day for Dad. Read more

Holidays