24 Awesome Things About Dads

Dads are special just because of who they are.

6 Ways Being a Single Dad Made Me a Better Man

  Philip Murphy found a sure fire way to build character. He became a single dad. Here is how it changed him. — In 2012, I found myself responsible for a tiny human being. For various reasons, my child’s mother was in and out of the picture and I found myself nearly completely responsible for […]

The Moment I Most Needed a Dad

When I realized I was loved by my brand new father, that I didn’t have to worry about being left again, I learned I wanted to become a strong man with a family of my own one day.

How Never Wanting To Be a Father Will One Day Make Me One

My father gave me fear, my friends gave my faith—how one vital thing I’ve learned has turned me towards being a dad.

A Lesson in Fatherhood from Mister Rogers

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 […]

You Heard That Right. WE Are Pregnant.

We are going to be parents for life, so yes, during those 40 weeks, we are pregnant.

How I Became a Father

Geer Oskam is a father in a very non-traditional family.

The Unexpected Struggle of Being an Ex-Step-Dad

Shadley Grei always knew he’d be a father, but wasn’t prepared for the particular heartbreak that comes with being an ex-stepfather

The Day My Love for My Daughter Became Real

Tom Burns remembers the exact moment he started loving his daughter as a person rather than as an ideal

Post-It Dad: The First (Very Funny) Year of Parenthood

Chris Illuminati chronicled his first year of being a dad one hysterical Post-It note at a time.

A Long-Cast Shadow: The Son Laments, the Father Learns

As the son of an abusive, alcoholic father, Tim Lineaweaver had to learn how to pick up the pieces of his life and become a better man and dad for his children.

Too Many Fatherless Father’s Days

Patrick Caneday didn’t know what he was missing, growing up without a father around, until he became a father, himself.

Congratulations Prince William

The most famous prince on earth is going to be a father.

Fathering to Heal

There is no way I can understand who I am as a father without understanding who I am as a son.

Whether to Father: 11/3

Don’t know if you want to become a father? Or are you certain?