Psychotherapist and author Kent Hoffman joins us on the latest Modern Dads Podcast to talk about his new book, Raising a Secure Child. We discuss his concept of the “Circle of Security” that helps parents be nurturing and protective while still encouraging children’s independence. We also talk about the difference between attachment parenting and attachment theory, and the idea that "good enough" is far better than parenting perfection. "Instead of perfect parenting, the (Raising a Secure Child) authors stress the need for present parenting. They believe being there for our children, … [Read more...]
A conference about dads? In its sixth year, no less?
Dad 2.0 Summit -- a national three-day meeting where marketers, social media leaders, blogging parents and regular dads get together to discuss the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood -- comes to San Diego on Feb. 9-12. On this Modern Dads Podcast, conference co-founders Doug French and John Pacini preview this year’s event -- also known as Dad 2.017.
Our talks covers how the conversation has evolved since its 2012 start in Austin -- where a … [Read more...]
Mike Domitrz received a life-changing phone call at age 19. His mom rang him at college to tell him that his sister had been raped.
That inspired Domitrz to, in 2003, start the Date Safe Project. Through interactive presentations, creative educational resources, and unique national initiatives, the Date Safe Project is committed to being the nation’s leading organization for creating healthier dating environments, a clearer understanding of “consent” and for raising awareness on the many issues surrounding sexual assault.
Domitrz joins the … [Read more...]