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

I’m Not An Expert On Women, But…

Doyin Richards is not an expert on women, but he has some ideas on what qualities they find to be sexy in men.

Dads With Daughters: Know Your Princesses


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

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.

How Social Media Improves Fatherhood

Social media isn’t always pretty, but Doyin Richards thinks it helped to move the conversation forward about what it means to be a dad.

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 Care. Just Not As Much.

Doyin Richards believes that caring a little less makes him a happier dad.

The Best Compliment A Daddy Can Receive

It’s great when kids say nice things about their dads, but Doyin Richards shares the best compliment children can give to their fathers.

Fatherhood Motivated By Heartache

What motivates Doyin Richards to be the dad he is today? Pain and heartache.

Practical Advice For New Dads

Doyin Richards offers practical advice to new dads in four major areas.

Parents: Less ‘Go’ and More ‘Slow’

Doyin Richards hopes parents take a moment to slow down before missing out on life’s most valuable resource.

The Importance Of Take Your Kids To Work Day

Take Your Kids To Work Day is approaching on Thursday 4/23. Doyin Richards thinks it’s a very important day for kids and families, and hopes you feel the same way.

I Didn’t Want To Raise Girls…Until I Did.

Before he became a dad, Doyin Richards wanted no part of raising girls. Now he realizes it’s the best thing ever.

Why Ashton Kutcher’s Changing Station Rant Is A Good Thing

Doyin Richards explains why Ashton Kutcher’s complaint about a lack of changing stations in men’s restrooms is a big deal

5 Things I Suck At Now That I’m A Dad

Doyin Richards explains why the struggle is real in a lot of areas other than fatherhood.

Tale Of The Tape: Babies vs. Toddlers

Is the baby stage or the toddler stage more difficult to manage? Doyin Richards shares his opinions on the topic.

Is A Picture Worth A Thousand Words Or Dollars?

After his 4-year old daughter created an amazing painting at preschool, Doyin Richards learned a valuable lesson about fatherhood and staying in the moment.