A Dad Remembers the Day His Parents Put Their Foot Down and Now He’s Glad


Brian Anderson had different values when he was a teen wanting to buy a certain CD. Now he is glad his parents said no and looks at the ideals he might have embraced.

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Dad Cartoon of the Week!

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Guess what goes off at bedtime in the Boys in the Burbs home !

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Nature vs Nuture: Neither and Both

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Can we really mold and shape our kids into the compassionate, successful, kind, creative, human beings we desperately want them to be? Or are they just who they are for better and worse?

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How to Raise Kids That Are Good Travelers


How are your kids when it comes to traveling? Here are some good ideas.

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A Gay Dad Confesses: “I Have an Irrational Fear of Drag Queens”


Many of us have irrational fears, and this gay dad does too — drag queens. Here’s what happened when he found out his 14-year old was becoming a fan of them.

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4 Unique Challenges Of Being A Single Dad


When you’re a single dad, you’ve got stuff to think about that married guys never do.

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Chris Bernholdt: The Things You Gain

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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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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.

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How I Lost My Religion And Found My Father


How moving away from a divine father allowed James Ranson to truly connect with his human father.

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The Tragic Loss of the Brother I was Coming to Know, Now Lost Forever


Dave was the older brother John Pearson rarely saw. In the recent past that was changing and Dave was quickly showing himself to be an incredible role model as a dad and husband. Dave passed away this week. Here is their story.

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How Mother’s Day Went Down in a Home With Two Dads and No Moms


Yesterday was Mother’s Day with two dads who get the question a lot: “Which one of you is the mom?” Here’s how it all went down.

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Mothers Day & Piers Morgan: The Dads & Families Podcast Episode 62


Mothers Day is here again, and Piers Morgan has some choice words about Dad’s.

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An Anthem to Both Mom and Dad on “Mother’s Day”


Anna-Liisa took a realistic look at the contribution of her parents and found each was far more important than to be segmented off to their own holiday. So she honors them both today, as she will on “Father’s Day” with an anthem from the heart. Here it is.

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Dad Cartoon Celebrates the Day of Mothering!

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It is “Mothers Day” in the Boys in the Burbs home !

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Oh Father, Where Art Thou?

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On this Mother’s Day, Lisa Duggan asks an unusual question; where are all the Dads? _______ (Excerpted from The Good Mother Myth, by Avital Norman Nathman.) In my early days of motherhood, I would often go hours without uttering a single recognizable word, or hearing another adult’s voice—save that of my husband’s. I cooed. I […]

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A Mother’s Day Card to Dads Who Mother


For some our parenting holidays fall squarely into a two isolated gender philosophy based on physical characteristics. Here is a tribute to all who provide nurture and mothering to their families.

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