A Dad’s Dilemma — is It Just A Lost Belt, or So Much More?

Sean O’Donnell’s son could not find his belt. Suddenly Sean had trouble finding his way out of a parenting quandary. Here is what happened.

Father Rebuilds Life With Daughter After Losing Her in a Wrongful Adoption

Now together, father, daughter, and a support group of family and friends are all building a bright future for a beautiful and bubbly little girl.

Meeting My Birthmother: One Man’s Unexpected Gift

Meeting the women who gave him up leaves him steeped in love and gratitude for his true family.

Fatherhood – A Brave New World Of Seeds and Sons

Tyler Jacobson reflects on the lessons his mom taught him, and the seeds she left behind for the garden of his children’s lives.

The Day a Dad First Met His Son and Made Him Real…Forever

This is an excerpt from the Sean O’Donnell book Which One of You is the Mother? It is about the day that the son Sean imagined became real, never to leave his dad’s life again.

Who Doesn’t Want Unlimited Maternity and Paternity Leave?

United States, follow Netflix and Norway. Prove you value family and mandate parental leave.

Patrick Roth: The Ones Who Love and Care

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 […]

#86: Homeless Former Marine Receives Scholarship after Playing Street Piano

A viral video of a homeless veteran smashes stereotypes and results in a well-deserved chance for a new life.

A Dad Confesses: I am a Middle-Aged Mean Girl

Sean O’Donnell has come to terms with his inner cynic. He had to. He became a dad, and inner mean girl or no, he knew the bitch-slaps would be a thing of the past.

Dear Dad: The One With the New Big Sister

A woman discovers an older sister her mother had put up for adoption and turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice on how to help her feel like she belongs.

More Than One Way to Be a Father

J.R. Reynolds offers an expanded definition of fatherhood—by living it.

We Have a Son, In Spite of a Homophobic Nurse

What happened when these “two boys” in Texas decided they were ready to start a family?

How to Drive Gay Dads Nuts: Ask Us “Which One Of You Is the Mother?”

Sean O’Donnell hates the age old question, and he is happy to tell you why.

Fatherless to Fatherful Aims to Give Hope to Kids

Fatherless to Fatherful Video Aims to Give Hope

Why Equality Matters. Yes, To You, Too.

The fight for LGBTQ equality is about more than wedding cakes, and it affects all of us, no matter how we identify.

Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Compromise Could Prove Costly to Couples and Kids

What appears to a possible “compromise” in the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage may turn out to be a burden on gay and lesbian couples.