Learning Moments for fathers seeking to lead their families.

The Crazy Rules We Establish for Kids

by Michael Holland     Each year I’m committed to reading completely through the Bible.  This year I’m reading the Chronological Bible, which aligns events according to when they occurred. At the moment, I am in the [...]

By | March 25th, 2014|Categories: Fathering Moments|Comments Off on The Crazy Rules We Establish for Kids

4 All-Nighters That Aren’t Good for Dads

by Michael Holland     I, like many of you out there, leveraged more than one all-nighter while in college in order to cram for a big project or test. Procrastination, underestimation of the work involved, and [...]

By | March 14th, 2014|Categories: Fathering Moments|Comments Off on 4 All-Nighters That Aren’t Good for Dads

I Just Can’t Remember What My Dad Said

by Michael Holland     Her name is Rita. Well, I guess I’m supposed to say her name was Rita.  Rita and I dated in college for about a year.  We had great times together, we were [...]

By | February 28th, 2014|Categories: Fathering Moments|Comments Off on I Just Can’t Remember What My Dad Said

The Best Dads Want Kids Who Are Thinkers

by Michael Holland     I believe one of the hardest behaviors I've had to learn as a dad is to hold back on solving a situation for one of my kids so that they can make [...]

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Stop Dragging Your Kid to Church

by Michael Holland     At a church on any given Sunday, you can see the teenage kids taking their seats and playing the part.  They have been dragged unwillingly to church, so they put themselves into [...]

By | February 7th, 2014|Categories: Fathering Moments|Comments Off on Stop Dragging Your Kid to Church

In My First Marriage

by Michael Holland     The words flowed easily for me: “. . . in my first marriage….” They referenced something that was a part of my life:  I was married before right out of college.  I [...]

By | January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Fathering Moments|Comments Off on In My First Marriage