Through experiences in counseling teens and parents, I’ve learned that teens need and often really want parental leadership.  While there is a need for direction for the children, it is difficult for a man to step in and take over the role of a Stepfather and... READ MORE

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THE ART OF LETTING GO

By Keith Jowers  |  August 25, 2016

ANYTHING IS EASIER THAN DISCIPLINE

By Keith Jowers  |  March 16, 2017

As a young boy of only 11 years old I experienced the loss of my Dad. I didn’t have much discipline growing up. I did have Mom around who did her very best in keeping me out of trouble, but she never was a disciplinarian. Don’t get me wrong, my Mom did her very best while... READ MORE

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From the time, a newborn comes into our life we observe a changing process.  Even though they are very dependent on their parents at that time, the development begins, and the journey of growing up is under way. The results often depend on... READ MORE

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HELLO, MY NAME IS STEP-DAD

By Keith Jowers  |  July 13, 2017

One of my favorite movies of all times is Father of the Bride II. You are probably familiar with the movie since it’s been out for several years. Steve Martin had a role of a Father not wanting to see his daughter grow up. His daughter, Annie is... READ MORE

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THE SKY IS THE LIMIT

By Keith Jowers  |  March 8, 2017

As adults we set goals most of our life involving family, travel, career, making large purchases, etc.  As a Dad how do I talk to an 11 year old about this subject?   I gave it a shot and we started by talking about what is a goal? How do you set one?  Why do you need to set one... READ MORE

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MAKING THE DAD CONNECTION

By Keith Jowers  |  October 14, 2016​

MY DAD THE HERO

By Glenda Jowers  |  January 9, 2017

Although my Dad passed away in 1985, the memories of his life are just like it all happened yesterday.  There is not a day that goes by that my sisters and I do not talk about our Dad.  His heroic, unselfish manner made our family what it is today.  The hero in our family... READ MORE

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