About Doyin Richards

Doyin is a father, husband, blogger, and author dedicated to creating and celebrating a world of great fathers. He operates the popular blog Daddy Doin' Work and you can also follow him on Facebook and Twitter

Dads With Daughters: Know Your Princesses


Doyin Richards may not like princesses, but he understands the importance of knowing who they are.

The Viral Photo: One Year Later


One year ago today, Doyin Richards’s life changed forever when he posted an article for The Good Men Project. Here’s how he hopes his viral photo experience impacts fatherhood in 2015 and beyond.

10 Essential Life Lessons From A Fallen Father


Wade McDowell may have lost the battle for his life, but everyone can learn essential lessons from him to be the best parents and people possible.

What Ferguson Should’ve Taught Us About Critical Thinking

Police In Riot Gear

As a black man and father, Doyin Richards urges people to think critically before discussing the unrest in Ferguson and other hot-button topics.

From Losing A Baby To Gaining Perspective

Doyin Richards didn’t know how badly he wanted to be a dad until the opportunity was almost taken away from him.

7 New Parenting Shows That Need To Be On TV

Tired of what’s on television? Doyin Richards shares ideas for seven parenting shows that should be on TV right now.

The Quickest Way To A Kid’s Heart

Doyin Richards explains how cooking can be one of the best ways parents can bond with their children.

I Hate Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Doyin Richards shares how he believes bullying can be stopped once and for all.

Message To Governor Jerry Brown: Dads Aren’t Happy With You


Doyin Richards has some strong words for California Governor Jerry Brown who recently vetoed the Potty Parity For Parents Act.

20 Photos That Depict True Modern Fatherhood

Doyin Richards shares photos that truly define fatherhood in today’s society.

10 Things All New Dads Should Do

Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.

I’m Not An Expert On Women, But…

Couple in Love

Doyin Richards doesn’t claim to be an expert on women, but he has an idea about what many moms like.

Ten Random Thoughts From a Dad Watching Frozen


Doyin Richards shares the thoughts rolling around in his head after watching Disney’s Frozen with his daughters.

No More Doin’ Work


Doyin Richards discusses his evolving life, his plans for the future, and shows us just how amazing and important change can be.

Lessons Learned From My Dad: A Father’s Day Tribute

Lessons Learned From My Dad: A Father's Day Tribute

Doyin Richards offers this tribute to his incredibly accomplished father, collecting five of the best lessons that his dad taught him about being a parent.

5 Things My Mom Taught Me About Being a Dad


Doyin Richards pays tribute to his mom, whose incredible parenting helped him become the man he is today.