Embed from Getty Images People who say that children will be “ruined” by divorce are speaking from fear and not moving toward the future with love. ___ By Elif Ekin It is coming up on my 5-year divorce anniversary. Our life has shifted and changed so much that life pre-divorce seems like a lifetime ago. […]
Dealing with new siblings can be hard. Dealing with new step siblings can be even harder. Karen Becker gives advice on how to build a new normal with a blended family.
Adam Davis on how time, respect, and unity help build a blended family.
His girlfriend can only see his ex when she looks at his son.
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ You’ve definitely heard the phrase being present. It’s a modern […]
Tommy Maloney’s bonus daughter is off to college, and he finally tells her the things he never said.
Tommy Maloney thinks he’s no one special. But after 30 days, we might disagree.
Trevor LaForce answers the frequently asked question about what his step children call him.
Tommy Maloney offers guidance on the challenge of blending families after divorce.
A mom discovers her son is calling his dad’s girlfriend ‘Mom’ and turns to Dear Dad for advice.
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 […]
Welcome to Portraits in Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads.
Men need each other for support, but they need women and society to give them room to grow and change and redefine masculinity and manhood into the beautiful, caring, love filled thing that it is.
Christine Benvenuto knows that “his, mine, and ours” doesn’t cover it. She checks her “mama privilege” and shares her story of blending a family.