Author: Julian Redwood, MFT

Julian Redwood is the founder of Full Frontal Fatherhood and a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Engaged fathers make the home a wonderful place. www.FullFrontalFatherhood.com gives them the DIY tools to be that dad. And gives moms the skills to empower, collaborate and thrive with their men.

Countless studies have shown that having an engaged father greatly increases a child’s chances of having a good life. But why? What is it that dads do that matters so much? If we are familiar with the most crucial aspects then we can focus and make sure to be there...

Ever wonder why so many men are afraid of commitment or so many women are afraid of abandonment?  All too often it is because we are unknowingly using our kids to meet our own needs. I can’t tell you how many really emotionally intelligent parents I see significantly impacting their children’s ability to...

Sex is a wonderful way to deeply connect and play. But babies can kill your sex life! And left unchecked this can destroy your relationship. Here are 6 things that can help you survive and even thrive through these early times.    Our sex lives really take a beating when...

It is really sad that half of us will get divorced. And a huge percentage of those of us who stay married are simply enduring bad relationships. We all think we are different, but the reality is that maintaining a long-term happy relationship takes real skills. This week’s video gives...

Grandparents are either adored or shunned. Some families love having their grandparents around and some families do everything they can to avoid them. Fortunately there are a few clear things you can do as a grandparent to be one that is deeply valued and thus invited back again and again....

Say what you will about porn, there is no question about how bad it is when our kids view it. Shockingly, I can’t tell you how many really conscious parents I know who aren’t protecting their kids from the plethora of extremely available online pornography. As a psychotherapist, I see...

Being a new dad destroys a lot men. Unprepared, they find themselves disempowered and overwhelmed, while their relationships flounder. When my wife was pregnant with our daughter, I anxiously looked everywhere for real information about how to handle the emotional and personal challenges I sensed lied ahead. I found a...