I’m Taking a ‘Wear Beige and Lay Low’ Approach with My Teenager


As the father of a teenage boy, I have become a skilled eggshell walker.

Divorce Will Change You Forever


Love requires us to dig deep foundations. You can’t just throw up a tent and call it a love affair.

Do Middle Kids Make Better Social Navigators?

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Serge Bielanko is proud of his middle son’s street smarts, and new social theories back him up.

Dear Husband: You’re Hotter as a Dad

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I see the laughter in your eyes when you’re playing with our kid. Do you have any idea how attractive that is?

People Who Don’t Want Kids Are Really Smart


They understand that the transition from being who they are now to becoming someone else entirely is just not a transition that appeals to them.

From Hollywood to Fatherhood in 5 Short Years


Remember that full bank account? Yeah, me neither. But the truth is, I couldn’t be happier.

Divorced Guys Make Better Lovers

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Serge Bielanko is pretty sure his next relationship will be the best he’s ever had. By Serge Bielanko I’m pretty sure that my next serious relationship will be the best I’ve ever had. Why do you say that, divorced dude? Ha. Fair question. Divorced seven months now, the hurt and pain has been massive and […]

Compatibility: The Real Key to Happily Ever After

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Serge Bielanko wondered what made his past relationships fail. Now he realizes that the answer may have been simple all along.

My 5 Biggest Fears as a Divorced Parent


#1: Has divorce ruined love for me?

The Danger of Calling Your Wife Crazy

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Guys, calling the women in your life “crazy” is not going to bring you closer or solve any problems. Chaunie Brusie explains.

Fatherhood Means Always Eating the Bread Butts


Dads are in charge of eating all the pieces of food that no one wants, like ends of bread, brown bananas, and slightly stale cereal.

8 Surprising Facts About Loving a Highly Sensitive Person


Things like sex, bedtime, and alone time garner a different kind of energy in highly sensitive people. Chaunie Brusie explains.

Who Am I? How Did I Get Here?

Whit Honea, sons, boys, writer, dad, author, producer, father, parent, parenting, fatherhood, good men project, family, editor

Dads & Families has a new editor, but you should still read the site. Meet Whit Honea and take a look through the dad lens. No refunds.

Standing Ovation for Google “Dads” Ad Campaign

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I was still fuming over the Babble Dad bashing when I turned on Mad Men to watch Don hopelessly in love with Megan and a commercial that made it clear SOMEONE really gets what it means to be a dad. Google.

WTF: Babble Publishes List of 10 Things Moms do Better than Dads.


The claim that dads can’t feed, clothe, cuddle or care for our kids as well as moms is so insanely wrong on so many levels I think my head is about to explode.

Raising Boys (A Dad’s Advice for Moms)


A few subtle nuances that might come in handy for moms raising boys.