Moving from feelings of abandonment to forgiveness wasn’t easy, but embracing compassion and gratitude made it worth the journey.
What a lunchtime walk with Mister Rogers taught me about love, courage, integrity, and fatherhood. —- We stepped outside the studios of WQED into the warm sunshine. Fred Rogers—wearing a navy blazer, bow tie, and his signature blue sneakers—looked at the sky and then to me and said, “Let’s leave the car and walk to […]
All children from various types of families can benefit from having dad around, but when he’s not, it isn’t always easy to explain why.
Father where are you?
Christian Clifton thinks about the impact an absent father had on his life — and finds peace in forgiveness.
As a chef, Jarad Dewing wishes his children weren’t such picky eaters. But he’s learning to adjust.
Samuel Autman “trades ashes for beauty” in his haunting recollection of the father who came in and out of his life and then was gone.
Pete Wilson writes a poem to his daughter whom he hasn’t seen in three years.
There is a lot to be said for discipline, and even more for positive male role models. This video has both.
I Don’t Know What It Feels Like to Love a Father. (But It Only Takes a Generation for Things to Change.)
Joni Kanata could never connect with her distant, absent father. But she’s learning to see the love of a father through the eyes of her sons.
Family is the stories we tell to give ourselves roots, to make connections, to foster new possibilities.
“My father was a man of many talents, but his one true genius was disappearing.” J.R. Moehringer’s memoir, “The Tender Bar,” is reviewed by Jesse Kornbluth.