4 Things to Consider When Introducing Your Kids to Your Date

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Dating when you have kids can be complicated. Patrick Sallee makes it easier with four simple rules.

Dad Teaches His 3-Year-Old To Skateboard


Patience, understanding, encouragement, and fun. This dad has it down!

Marvel’s Fantastic Ant-Man Plot Based on Realistic Absent Father Dynamics


She went to enjoy a movie but walked away with a profound understand of what happens when fathers are absent. — Ant-Man was well acted and exceptionally produced. But this is not a movie review. Cassie was as thrilled to see her father as he was to see her. The plot and its rich character development included two absent […]

Why Hugs Don’t Heal


Drama was her life growing up. Nothing prepared her for raising boys.

Your Children Will Benefit if You Create a Council of Dads

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How many men does it take to raise a child?

30 Years Ago, 30 Years to Go: from Dad to Sons

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Joe Medler is as far from 11 as he is from 71 and wants his sons to know a few things about life.

Dancing Dad Nails it!

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Why are so many dads such great dancers? Does procreation empower their groove?

Perfection In Parenting: A Good Dad Will Fail


You can’t be a parent and not fail. Admitting those mistakes doesn’t make you a failure. It makes you human.

A Letter From One Son To All Dads


No matter what he did, his father didn’t understand his lifestyle choices. Here’s what he did.

Coming of Age: Dad’s Influence on Girls to Women

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Being a teenager is hard. Being a parent is hard. Be the Dad that bridges the gap.

The Day My Dad Told Me He Had Cancer


He was so busy with “his life.” What his dad told him that day woke him up to what’s important and changed his life.

How More Dads Are Finally Getting Rich


Getting rich goes far beyond money and is within reach for every dad. — There is the expectation that as the father of the house, you go out into the world, and you earn the dough. You do whatever it takes to get ahead, build a career and become successful. You make sacrifices of time […]

I, Robot


Joy Ladin offers a bittersweet remembrance of a father who loved and was loved from a distance.

Coming of Age for Boys


Teaching boys to become men starts long before they reach eighteen. — In a world that eats boys’ self-worth for sport, fathers have the power to validate a young man’s arrival into adulthood. Coming of age is a legal term stipulating at 18 or 21 years old when adolescents are no longer considered minors and […]

Dealing With Dad


It was a “gift” they weren’t expecting but have come to fully understand.

What Makes Fatherhood


  The legacy of fatherhood takes root in so many ways. Galit Breen shows us the life inside those lasting influences. — His fatherhood is jokes that we all know the punch line of. It’s perfect ribs and 69 cent cones and homemade cream soda. It’s a gifted appreciation for Star Wars, the Minnesota Twins, and siracha—all […]