What I’ve Learned as a Stay-at-Home-Dad

A month in, and this dad shares some great “aha” moments!

My Wife Had a Baby, I Got Fired, and Now We Have an Art Studio

Shortly after his wife had a baby, Kevin Nordstrom got fired from his job. Instead of giving up on himself, he chose to start his own business.

Expecting Anxiety: New Dad Syndrome?

The thought of being a new dad can be stressful.

Our New Social Media Babies–and the New Realities of Oversharing

Frank Priegue gives us a brief history of oversharing and the beauty it can bring.

How Men Can Help Cope with Infertility on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be the worst for men and women who deal with infertility.

Bringing Home a ‘Green’ Baby

Eco-Friendly Tips That Will Help Protect Your Infant and the Planet

The Day My Kids Started Doing Chores Was The Best Day Of My Life

Did I cry when my son was born? Meh. Did I weep when he started packing his own lunch? YES.

Babies Aren’t Born with Courage, and Neither are Men

When you do what you’re called to, you can trust the courage you need will follow.

How to be a Wonderful Grand Dad

Grandparents are either adored or shunned. Here are three things you can do to be a great grandparent and thus be included in your grandchildren’s lives.

Why Dads Are Scared Of Babies, And Fascinated

Babies are scary. Dads are afraid of them and for good reason. But they are also fascinated by them, here’s why.

Five Common Questions About Surrogacy In The United States

These five questions and answers should get most gay men started on their journey to fatherhood. At times, surrogacy with egg donation can seem to have too many obstacles, to be too complicated, or to require too much work, but the rewards of a successful surrogacy are immeasurable!

Adoption, Addiction, and Adoration: Two Dads’ Tale of Adopting a Newborn

Moments from being able to breathe easier, knowing this baby will soon be theirs to keep safe, Kevin and Marc receive terrible news.

Tom Erdman: A Daily Blueprint

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 […]

Are All 3-Year-Olds Just A**holes?

Babies—perfect. Toddlers: trying. But are three-year-olds just mercilessly impossible? Sarah Fader has the definitive answer.  — I have two children. Before I had kids, everyone warned me about the terrible twos. Watch out, when your kid turns two they become wild and uncontrollable. All they say is “no” to everything and good luck, because that year […]

Matthew Cavanna: A Kind of Grace

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 […]

From 50 Plus Year Old Confirmed Bachelor to Full Time Dad

Lawrence Samuel never expected to become a Dad later in life. Now he can’t imagine being otherwise.