I’m a Man Who Cries and That’s OK

Todd Hannula wants to shatter the myth that it’s not manly for men to shed tears.

Four Powerful Ways Dads Can Create a Culture of Gratitude For Their Kids

The most impactful lessons our kids learn are those they observe in our own attitudes and behaviors. Make it a habit to practice gratitude.

The Men in My Life: I Wouldn’t Be Me Without Them

I’m thankful for typical men, and it’s not what stereotypes would have you expect!

Changing the World: One Vasectomy at a Time

World Vasectomy Day allows men to celebrate their families and their role in family planning. And yes, this is changing the world.

Hire A Babysitter. Now!

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. ◊♦◊ There we were: me, still puffy-faced from a week-long sinus […]

Thanksgiving with the Homeless Men of Starbucks

In this poem, Marc Frazier reminds us how the holidays often invite complicated thoughts about family.

You Have Your Father’s Face

Noah Stetzer offers an intense, imagistic meditation on transformation.

3 Ways Story Can Help You be a Better Dad

Stories hold power. It’s an undisputed fact. Expertly told, a good story can send us soaring to the heights of triumph or drop us into a pit of ugly-crying despair.

Why Fathers Should Spend Time With Their Daughters

From a daughter to any father that may be reading this, I hope you read this and are touched enough to at least ask your daughter to dinner, lunch, breakfast, even a trip to Disney.

Being a Dad and My Professional Work Life: Mutual Impact Stories From My Experiences

Being a working dad can be a challenge, but Karthik Rajan shows us how to draw the two into a rich tapestry of experiences and apply them to each other.

When Pigs Fly…Sort Of

And, the best dad award goes to…

Two Words and Five Strategies That Keep Your Kid Safe From Bullying

A lot of bullying these days is cyber, either through cell phones or online activities. Here are five strategies I’ve taught my son to guard him against being bullied.

The Night I Intended to Surprise My Daughter for Her Birthday, but the Better Surprise Was for Me

Matt Sweetwood planned to surprise his daughter for her birthday. When he did, and as the evening unfolded, he found an even better surprise for himself. One that may last a lifetime.

How Dads Teach Their Daughters to Work Hard

Daughters learn so much from their moms, but sometimes a man’s strength and dedication gives daughters a different way of looking at the world.

3 Things to Say to Your Dad Before It’s Too Late

Show your appreciation with words that touch his heart and remind him just how grateful you are that he is your dad! Your words will mean the world to him.

My Father, Recovering from Brain Injury

Andrea Potos challenges the assumption that the lives of the elderly matter less as she considers a complicated relationship with a complicated father.