Dads: Babysitters or Parents?

Lisa Zabaldo asks if the modern dad’s role has evolved from being a babysitter to a hands-on parent.

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A Close Call Between the Fireflies

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Steven Berger shares a terrifying story — and a reminder of why we hug our children tight.

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Accidental Lessons I Learned From My Father

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A thank you from a daughter to a father.

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A Step-Dad To-Be Sends a Heartfelt Promise to His Almost Wife and Her Son

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Aaron Everingham is about to become a dad — to someone else’s child. It is a role that is much maligned and difficult to navigate successfully. Here is his heart, and why he is the right man for the job.

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5 Stupid Questions People Keep Asking My Kids

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Torsten Klaus wonders why so many people have no clue how to talk to kids.

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More Than One Way to Be a Father

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J.R. Reynolds offers an expanded definition of fatherhood—by living it.

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My Son Is A Loser (And So Am I)

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Douglas Gertner’s son tends to misplace quite a few things, but…sometimes, so does he.

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Blogger Dads Have Found Their Voice in the Dads and Families Section

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And you can too. Read their thoughts and ideas here. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page. Submit your own articles. Together, we are raising the bar as to what it takes to be a father.

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A Dad Faces Drudgery and Finds Magic Moments Instead

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John Pearson has done things as a dad that he would have considered beyond tedious as a single man. But know he knows something magical that he did not know then. Here’s his story.

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A Note To The Good Man I Married

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Shanna Anderson has a few things her husband needs to know and they can help any blended family.

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A Dad Makes a Hard Career Choice So He Could Be With His Family and It is the Tunes That Kept Him Going

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Joe knew he had to sacrifice the absorbing corporate world if he did not want to lose sight of his kids’ lives. He discovered inspiration from familiar songs, his tune did not change, but his life did.

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Sunday Dad Cartoon of the Week on Marriage Equality!

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Marriage equality is now the law of the land. One of the Boys in the Burbs is baffled by it.

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A Gay Dad Imagines What Future Kids Will Think About the Struggle for Marriage Equality

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The Supreme Court changed history this week. Gay dad Rob Watson pondered on his future grand kids, and what they would think of the times he has lived through. A video from The Next Family gave him some insight.

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Stay At Home Dads Have Found Their Voice in the Dads and Families Section

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And you can too. Read their thoughts and ideas here. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page. Submit your own articles. Together, we are raising the bar as to what it takes to be a father.

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For Dads, It Has Been a Profound Week of Gifts

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The Good Men Project conducts the significant conversation that needs to be had about men in our society. Here are the poignant issues we covered this week, not just about men, but dads specifically.

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A Frustrated Dad Finds Out Where His Son’s Behavior Came From

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Stay-at-home dad Mathew was frustrated over his son’s responses to requests. Then he found out from where his son learned the behavior, and it shocked the hell out of him.

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