Matt.Woodrum@wwfatherhood.com

Month: August 2017

Discover your Strengths, Understand your Value, Accomplish your Goals, and Live out your Dreams

Mistake #1 – Comparing Children

One of the hardest things to not do as a parent is remembering that your children are different from other children. When I was younger, there would be times when I felt like I had to measure up to different people. As father’s, it is our job to build up our own children, realizing that each of our children has a special gift. I have two wonderful daughters, who are both very talented in their own individual ways. One of the worse things that I could do as a father would be to compare them to other children at…

But Everyone makes mistakes

In the next several weeks, we are going to look at some of the different mistakes that parents make. Whether your child was just born, or you have older children, we all make our fair share of mistakes. As men, we HATE to admit our mistakes whether that’s with our marriage or with our children. Making mistakes is how we learn, grow and become better parenting. Without making these mistakes, we cannot grow, learn or become the type of parents that we need to be. Be parent is about more than making the mistakes, it is also about admitting them…

Zoo/Danger

My family and I had a great trip at the zoo! The danger at the zoo is NOT me taking my children to the zoo but instead not taking the time to take them to a place they want to go. For most children, they do not get to spend time with their family by going and learning because most families are too busy. Although the zoo can be a dangerous place, the real danger comes when families refuse to spend time together. A family that spends time together, stays together. Spending time together can be anything from putting a…

Father Day

Father’s Day to most people means a time to celebrate a father that loved them throughout their childhood and was a role model for the person they are today. Most people are excited to recognize fathers who stand by their side, showing them how much they are loved.
What is Father’s Day to someone who grow up without a dad, someone who loves them? How should someone celebrate Father’s Day if they were abused throughout their teenage years? What about if someone’s dad left their family to marry someone else, starting a new life without their children? These are all…

Simple Gestures That Say, “I Love My Kids.”

One my favorite parts of each day is when I arrive home. When I come to the front door, it is locked. Before I can unlock it with my key, I hear the sound of my children fiddling with the doorknob on the other side. They know it’s me, but remains quiet until the door opens and we make eye contact. Then they start jumping up and down excited to see me. They continue jumping before finally yelling, “Daddy!” Their simple show of excitement makes me feel special and loved.

There is nothing like the love of your children to…

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