Rules – Relationship = Rebellion; A Parenting Principle

A core theme that we teach at Doing Family Right is this: “Rules without Relationship = Rebellion.” Dr. Dave Currie was the first person I heard it from, and he doesn’t hesitate to admit that he heard it first from someone else, but we have grabbed onto it and developed it from there. This statement usually causes some degree of bewilderment for many who initially hear it, but that quickly…

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Parents: Responding To Your Child’s Porn Problem

Many parents believe that the character of their children will protect them from the dangers of the online world. Unfortunately, the usual reality is that the online world bombards them and because of hormones and peer influence they don’t stand a chance. Their character may be solid and they may even be able to avoid things like cyberbullying and inappropriate self-expression, but with many websites similar to HD Porn Video…

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Why Dads Should Date Their Daughters

Spending time with our daughters and taking them on “dates” as fathers can have an incredible impact on them. Here are a few thoughts on why and what kind of impact our time with them can have. Here is where to start in your conversations with your daughter on your dates: Dating Your Daughter: What Do I Talk About With Her on Our Dates? http://wp.me/p2cwKS-cC

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Podcast: The Challenge and “How To’s” of Digital Protection for Your Kids.

Dave McVety and Dave Currie discuss the Challenge and “How To’s” of digital protection for your kids. To challenge parents in the need of setting up carful software protection on all electronic devices giving practical step-by-step help in setting up the safeguards to protect from dangerous sites and negative influence. Click here for my 3 layered approach to digital protection in your home. And here for a list of the…

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Online Protection for Your Kids: The 3 Layered Approach

Most of us know the dangers of the digital world by now. If you don’t, let me quickly tell you how devastating it is to hear stories of 13-year-old girls creating secret profiles to solicit sex from adult men, or innocent 8-year-old boys being exposed to the most graphic porn imaginable because of a simple Google search. With countless stories like this in mind, I have laid out an approach…

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