How to be More Than Just a Baby Daddy

Once a baby’s on the way, a guy is a “baby daddy,” right? Yeah. Well, that was the easy part. And that’s where far too many guys start to get—dare we say it?—scared. If you’re a guy who’s already a baby daddy, but not quite sure how to go on to be a father, this […]

You Can Help Change a Life

Imagine finding out you’re pregnant, with no idea how you will handle it. Maybe you’re already having trouble making ends meet. Maybe your boyfriend said he wants nothing to do with a baby. Or maybe you had big plans, and having a baby wasn’t part of them. Where do you go? What do you do? […]

How to Wrestle with Unexpected Fatherhood and Win

When Alissa* showed Jake* her positive pregnancy test, Jake didn’t know what to say. Or do. He just wanted it not to be true. But there was Alissa, looking at him with her eyes full of tears. She was scared. And so was he. That’s when something inside Jake kicked into high gear. He had […]

Rock Fatherhood With On-the-Job Training

Dad, it’s time you knew. All parents feel inadequate. Even moms. That’s right: women are no more wired to be parents than men are. Everybody’s gotta learn how to be a parent. When you fear you’ll drop the baby, say the wrong thing, play too rough, or fail to provide some basic need, you’re not […]

How Your Loose Change Can Change Lives

How much would you pay to save a life? Fifty cents? A dollar? All the change in your pockets? How much is it worth to you to help a scared young woman in your own community find out she can receive help with her unplanned pregnancy right here in Redwood Falls? What if you could […]

Dad Up! Be the Father Your Kids Need

Guys, this blog’s for you. We’re calling you to “Dad up!” That’s “man up” on steroids. You know that you “man up” by being brave and tough when the going gets rough. But you “Dad up” by being brave and tough for the sake of someone else. Someone who depends on you. This fatherhood thing […]