A Dad Without Daycare


When faced with the prospect of a closed daycare, a concerned dad seeks out advice on how to fill the day.

Surviving the Stresses of Life, A Dad Discovers His Own Father Did Pretty Well After All


Jeff Jackson strives to live up to the standards of being a “good dad,” and does the best he can. As he ponders what that means, he realizes his own dad was pondering the same thing.

Bakersfield Is the Capital of California, and Other Facts I Made Up

Eric Bennion Article

In a world of Facebook Memes and 24-hour media sound bites it is very easy to be inundated with opinions masquerading as facts. How do we teach our children the difference between the two?

Have you heard of Stay-At-Home ‘Dadpression’?


A stay-at-home dad shares his insights on how he became depressed in his new role and offers advice on ways to combat stay-at-home ‘dadpression’.

Why Be a Premium Member? Just Look at What We Have Helped to Change

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We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?

Tanel Jappinen: Turning Weaknesses into Strengths

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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 […]

Dear Dad: The One With the Finicky Critic


A parent of a finicky eater turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice on how many meals to offer a child with a particular palate.

Why Dads Aren’t Mr. Moms


At first, Lisa Zabaldo expected her husband to be a carbon copy of herself in terms of raising their kids. Here’s why it was a bad idea.

A Dad Reflects On Raising Rebels With A Cause


‘Dad on the Run’ questions the fine line between teaching children conformity and fostering individuality.

My 13-Year-Old Will Be Different…No Great Divide in My House, Right?


Rob Azevedo says those other parents are wrong: His sweet, precious daughter will never shut him down. Or out.

I Don’t Have a Father

I Don't Have by Jake Stimson

Jordan Becker didn’t get what he needed from a father. But he’s going to make a great dad.

The Secret to Getting Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

The Paderno Spiral Slicer

Spiral slice your way to smiles.

Dads Play a Crucial Role in Teaching Kids that Prejudice and Bullying Must Stop


Classroom lessons aren’t enough. It takes involvement from parents to make the lessons last.

Why It’s Impossible to Nip Out with Twins


The stroller was too big for the doorway, so he had to take it apart and reassemble it outside. But dad of twins Sam Avery had his first full (but short) day out.

For Your Kid’s Sake, Use Technology to Fight Technology

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How to use internet filters to protect your children from porn, cyber bullying and online predators.

Fathers, Their Daughters and the Super Heroes, That Was the Dad Week We Had


Lead Dads Editor Rob Watson recaps the conversation we had here at the Good Men Project this week. Daughters bonding with dads in garages, and elsewhere. Then there were the super heroes. Catch up on anything you missed.