Being a Dad Made Me a Better Sports Fan

Being a Dad Made Me a Better Sports Fan

Brandon Billinger is passionate about sports, but, once he became a father, he realized he had to show his son that being a fan means far more than just yelling and screaming

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Monarch Butterflies in Winter

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“Power is as power does.” Patrick A. Howell races against his son on a cold spring day where monarchs reign and kings rule.

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Top Ten Ways Fathers Can Honor Their Mentors

Top Ten Ways Fathers Can Honor Their Mentors

In this excerpt from his new book, “My Father’s Day Gift,” Dr. David Andrews breaks down ten ways that dads can gratefully acknowledge the father figures who helped shape their development as parents.

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Parenting Is Not a Competition, But I’m Winning

Parenting Is Not a Competition, But I’m Winning

Dave Lesser wonders if the stereotypical parenting memes he sees every day really represent how modern parents are viewing their partners

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Ban Bossy…But Don’t Stop There

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Elke Govertsen believes we need to show the same respect for boys that we do for girls by pushing people to stop using the harmful words in our language like “wimpy”, “sissy” and “be a man”.

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“Being a Father Is Being a Question”: What a New Anthology on Fatherhood Has to Say About Being a Dad

"Being a Father Is Being a Question": What a New Anthology on Fatherhood Has to Say About Being a Dad

Steve Edwards talks to Brian Gresko, the editor behind the upcoming “When I First Held You”, about literary fathers, gender and parenting, and the transformative power of becoming a dad

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The Conversation I Can’t Wait to Have With My Kids One Day

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Christian Clifton doesn’t have kids yet, but he already knows he wants to be involved in teaching them to love learning

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Frozen vs Little Mermaid: Two Anthems, Two Generations. I Want vs I Am

Little Mermaid and Frozen

David Perry compares two different Disney anthems and explores how they might effect his daughter and other girls of the times.

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What the Heck Is a Doula and Why Do We Need One?

What the Heck Is a Doula and Why Do We Need One?

Scott Posey was skeptical about involving a doula in the birth of his first child, but soon realized that the doula was an invaluable resource for both him and his wife

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13 Dad Truths

13 Dad Truths

Andy Smithson assembles a list of thirteen universal truths about fatherhood and being an engaged dad

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8 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning When You’re A Parent

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Kids change everything.

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My Daughter Contracted Instagram, And Boy Is It Contagious

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William Lucas Walker finds a way to immunize his daughter against the virus’s negative effects.

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What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

Tom Burns loves reading to his kid, but there are certain books for children that really, really creep him out. He hopes he’s not alone.

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Dads Talk Funny: How Having Kids Changes How You Speak

Dads Talk Funny: How Having Kids Changes How You Speak

Adam Cherepski charts the many subtle and not-so-subtle ways that our language regresses once we become parents

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The Value of Community For Stay-At-Home Dads

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The National At-Home Dad Network apologizes for inappropriate comments made by a few members in one of its affiliated private Facebook groups.

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The Redemptive Power of Story Time

The Redemptive Power of Story Time

Brent Almond sings the praises of the calmest, most meditative part of his daily schedule—his nightly story time with his son

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