Friday, December 2, 2016


Father or Sperm Donor – Which Are You?

October 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Chinua Achebe, “We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own.” Fathers unless you have your house in order do not complain or ridicule your brother’s house. The Igbo, always practical, put it concretely in their proverb: Onye ji onye n’ani ji onwe ya: “He who will hold another down... [Read more...]

Three Reasons Why You Are Not In Your Child’s Life and What to Do About It.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) To be a dad is one of the greatest feelings in the world. To know that you are shaping the life of a human being in untold ways is phenomenal. As a single-dad life coach, I occasionally come across other dads who do not know the above feeling because they are absent from their child’s life. It’s no secret that a large majority... [Read more...]

The Alphabet of Fatherhood Can Be Awesome.

September 3, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Suggestions for new dads and dads that need to be re-energized to their responsibility as fathers. Fathers need to take advantage of community resources for several reasons: children need to be exposed to diverse learning opportunities like libraries, museums and cultural events. The language engagement between fathers and children... [Read more...]

Putting Your Teen on the Right Educational Track.

June 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Teen years are tough enough on kids (and parents, too) without adding the pressure of getting good grades and being focused on a path that will lead to a fulfilling career. For some it’s not that hard to get into trouble on the way, particularly if you add in a learning disability or emotional or behavioral issues. The challenge... [Read more...]

Father – The Most Important Job a Man Will Have.

June 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As Fathers Day approaches, I would like to share some of the challenges, struggles, and the joys of being a father. From our child’s first step, to their first date a father’s relationship with his children is a very special one. The importance of a father’s role in shaping his children’s self-esteem is often underestimated. Our... [Read more...]

An Inspirational Message Too Father’s.

June 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I hope this blog inspires and motivates all fathers to be the best men their families, communities, and churches need.  There are many role models from the President, to athletes and even entertainers. The best role models are the fathers, daddies, dads, and pops that are in the lives of children around the world. We are in... [Read more...]

Building Up Men = Building Strong Families and Communities II.

April 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My reflections on fatherhood and the responsibilities of being a parent as a father. It does not matter if the father is in the United States of America or if he is in his native land of Africa there is still a strong bond in being a father, if that man’s takes his responsibilities seriously. 1. Fathers, be consistently involved... [Read more...]

Four Attitudes Every Single Dad Must Have When Dealing with a Hostile Co-Parent.

February 21, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the most difficult jobs in the world is co-parenting. Whether it is because of divorce, separation or simply being single, two adults must find a way to common ground in order to contribute to the upbringing of well-adjusted human being. Unfortunately, not every co-parenting relationship contains two willing adults. For... [Read more...]

“Did Daddy Call ?” “NO!”.

February 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Scorned women are blinded by their pain, moving away from their innate characteristic as a nurturer to become a destroyer. We have heard the stories before of women strategically using their offspring as pawns to inflict pain or extract money from the child’s father. The women who engage in such actions are not truly women,... [Read more...]

Black Parents: Paying Greater Attention.

January 29, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There’s little question that parenting is a more complex endeavor than it ever was.  The goal of most conscientious parents is to create as many options for opportunity and success as possible for their child(ren).  Consistent with that goal is the additional objective of developing that child into an injury-free, healthy,... [Read more...]

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