The Best of GMP’s Dad Writing

This is the second of a series of posts we’ll be running this week, featuring editor’s picks from all of our favorite categories. 

Today we offer you 10 of our favorite stories from Dads, about being a father and what fatherhood means to them. These stories are funny, touching, sad and above all, honest. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

I Blow-Dry My Son’s Hair - Resident Bluesman Todd Mauldin talks poofy hair and warrior hair.

The Minivan Manifesto - Jerry Mahoney thinks it’s about time the world’s most maligned car got a little respect.

Mr. Mom and Mullets, Both Are Just Wrong – Don’t call Al Watts “Mr Mom” – he’s an at-home dad and don’t forget it.

The Happy Hour Miscarriage in ParadiseDave Sanfacon wonders how many times you can lose a child without having one, before things finally change.

Love Recorded: The Nature of Time and Babies – Matthew Salesses’ daughter is sick, and time is playing tricks on him.

Being Guided by our Babies on the Hidden Paths of Confidence – Mark Greene insists that our children have powerful ways of nurturing our confidence and growing our strength.

Being Someone Great – John Taylor wants his children to be known for their greatness—not fame or wealth or prestige—but for their greatness of character. For that to happen, he knows he has to do better himself.

10 Things I May or May Not Have Learned From My Dad (and Probably Should Have) – Andy Hinds lists the ways in which his father has garnered not only his son’s respect, but that of everyone who meets him.

100 Ways to Be a Good Father - Derek Markham offers 100 concrete, inspiring and life-changing tips on how to be a good father.

25 Failsafe* Rules for Dads Raising Daughters - Marcus Williams and Joanna Schroeder offer 25 ideas on how to help build close bonds between daddies and their little girls.

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There are so many amazing, inspiring, funny and thoughtful pieces in our DadsGood section, it was nearly impossible to narrow it down to 10.

What is your favorite GMP dad story?

And please remind us of any other great dad pieces we may have missed.

 Yesterday we offered you 10 of our favorite pieces on the topics of Sex and Sexuality, cruise over and check those out, too!

 

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Comments

  1. Hey! Thanks!

  2. Marcella Rose Christensen says:

    Thanks for these great stories! They made me laugh, and made me cry. Beautiful.

    Just a note – you’ve got the wrong link to “The Minivan Manifesto – Jerry Mahoney thinks it’s about time the world’s most maligned car got a little respect” . (your link points to the Mark Greene story, also listed further down the page)

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