Creating The Genuine Connections We Long For

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Friendship can be a generic term but as humans, we need genuine connections to be the person our potential says we can be. We all long for genuine human connections, and even in a busy life with lots of people around us, these genuine connections can be hard to find. We socialize online, but that’s not […]

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My Dad’s Wallet

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I never gave much thought to the common denominators that connect my dad to me until one night at a diner when, with a grunt, he pulled out his wallet. — Not all the genetic markers passed down from parent to child are obvious. We accept that there are biological blueprints for anger, obsession, intelligence, […]

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Dad National Make-a-Friend Day Comic!

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It is National Make-a-Friend Day. How to go about making friends is as big a question for the boys in the burbs as anyone. Especially with this catch-22.

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5 Reasons Your Kids Don’t Need You To Be “The Cool Dad”

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Instead, they need us to be present — guiding them, disciplining them, and loving them.

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Friend-Making Dads Have Found Their Voices 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 UK Dad Fights Back Against the Lack of Changing Stations in Mens Rooms

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Dad and baby Ted went on a covert mission and found that four major businesses in the UK had nothing for fathers wanting to change their baby’s diaper.

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Why I Can’t Be My Childrens’ Friend Right Now

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It’s more important while they’re young to protect them and instill values.

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Raymond Baxter: Being There

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

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What Makes A Man A Good Father?

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The prerequisites for being a father are scarce. Anyone can be a father, but what does it mean to be a good one? — A few days ago I received the following email from a reader, a touching plea for help: “I feel my twin 14-year-old son’s deserve more than someone like me. I messed up […]

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Your Voice Needs to be in the Dads and Families Section

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Then people will read your 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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The Magic of Fatherhood

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DiaryDad still has a little magic to share with his kids. — I am watching my boys grow at a spectacular rate. Spectacular because they are growing big, strong, and healthy, but at the same time they just keep growing. Relentless in this goal  to break free of the title of my “little boys”.  That […]

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Want to be a Good Dad? Don’t Stop Trying

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If you’re worried about how to better your dad skills, you’re probably already a rockstar dad. But this Annual Dad’s Conference is a great way to keep growing.

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Guy Time

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Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ Friday night is Take Out night at our home. All […]

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Look What is Coming Up in the Next Dad’s Workshop!

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Are you raising kids with commitment issues?

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Good Dads Know Baby 2.0 Is Right Around The Corner

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C’mon, you didn’t think the sleep thing was going to improve did you? First-time Dads need to prepare for Baby 2.0. — Baby 2.0 – Here’s Your Survival Guide Congratulations you survived the first year of parenthood!  It was rough but worth it. This post is an INTERVENTION for any parent thinking it gets easier […]

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Comfy Dads Have Found Their Voices 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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