How Never Wanting To Be a Father Will One Day Make Me One


My father gave me fear, my friends gave my faith—how one vital thing I’ve learned has turned me towards being a dad.

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The Day a Dad’s Wisdom Was Replaced by Simply Listening in Amazement


Craig Sherman’s kids are older now, and their problems more complex. He is finding his wisdom is being replaced by something else, and he is OK with that —which may be the wisest thing of all.

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Dad’s Hot Topic: On Hayden Panettiere and Postpartum Depression – Shhh! Say Nothing!


In a world where controversial ‘Hot Topics’ are abuzz, Brian Gawlak finds the teachable moments in trending issues.

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Shawn Henfling: It Has Transformed Me, Completely


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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Dear Dad: The One With the Probable ‘Booty Call’

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A reader turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice on her potential new relationship.

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Can you Handle the Truth?

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  DiaryDad puts the “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” in context for his son. Lying is a new challenge in our household.  We all tell lies, we all skirt the truth, mostly in trying to make our lives easier or less uncomfortable.  It never works at that way.  Maybe for a time but the hard […]

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25 Things Dads Are Hardly Told To Do For Their Daughters, But Should

As a daughter herself, Mandy Velez hopes dads use these tips with their little girls. No shotguns allowed.

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A Dad On “The Love That Got Away”


Adam Dolgin reflects on how he lost the “love of his life.”

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How Dressing Up as a Woman Makes Me a Better Man and Dad

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An event was coming up where Frank Davis thought he could have a lot of fun with his family. That he might do it dressed as a woman, made it even better.

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The Heart of the Home with ‘The Cook At Home Dad’: Gourmet Popcorn and the Truth About Bloggers


In a bid to get children to eat healthier, ‘The Cook At Home Dad’ shares tips and recipes he creates for and with his kids.

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Dad’s Hot Topic – On Danny Pintauro and When To Talk With Your Kids About HIV


In a world where controversial ‘Hot Topics’ are abuzz, Brian Gawlak finds the teachable moments in trending issues.

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A Tribute to My Father – A Good Man To The Core

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Rebecca Bryant reflects on the amazing man, husband, father, and grandfather her dad was.

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GMP Dad Workshop: What to Do When You are a “Bad” Parent


We are all bad parents sometimes. Having a kid is insanely hard and it’s inevitable that we will lose our cool. Here’s what you can do to heal the damage and get back to the joys of parenting.

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Moms and Wives Have Found Their Voices in the Dads and Families Section


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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Myths to Muppets, Pope to Pasta, the Conversations Dads Had This Week


Our recap of all you may have missed, or need to read again!

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A Dad’s Perspective on the Movie “The Intern”: Finally a Movie With Real Men


Dad Matt Sweetwood reviews the new move “The Intern”. He found it amazingly refreshing depicting men outside of cliches. He explains.

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