How are you teaching your son to be a “Good Man?”

Call for Submissions – Share your parenting tips!

The “Root” of My Dad

The unlikely conversation with my dad that inspired the parent I hope I’ve become.

Why I Can’t Be My Childrens’ Friend Right Now

It’s more important while they’re young to protect them and instill values.

Raymond Baxter: Being There

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 […]

The Famous Guy I Wish Was My (Step)-Dad

A tenuous relationship with her step-father inspired a then seventh grader to daydream about who she wanted to take his place.

Guy Time

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. ◊♦◊ Friday night is Take Out night at our home. All […]

Good Dads Know Baby 2.0 Is Right Around The Corner

C’mon, you didn’t think the sleep thing was going to improve did you? First-time Dads need to prepare for Baby 2.0. — Baby 2.0 – Here’s Your Survival Guide Congratulations you survived the first year of parenthood!  It was rough but worth it. This post is an INTERVENTION for any parent thinking it gets easier […]

Comment of the Day: ‘Men can get in touch with their inner selves and women can supervise a construction crew.’

This post was by Larry Tiejema on the post “A Dad-to-Be Was Praying to Have a Girl, Until He Opened His Eyes”.

Daughters Have Found Their Voice in the “For Love of Men” section

Did you have your dad wrapped around your finger?

A Dad Worries About Making His Boys Men in the 21st Century

Jeff Jackson knows that as a dad he is supposed to model “being a man” to his sons. One problem. He is not exactly sure what that is these days. He explores the question.

Call for Submissions – Who is Your Hero?

Who are the men that inspire you, have changed your life or the lives of others?

What I Tell My Teenage Son to Say if He Has to Talk to the Police

Because young boys are presumed to be hormone-fueled animals capable of anything in pursuit of sex — not innocent.

Is it Possible to Die of a Broken Heart?

After 55 years of being by his side every day, being apart was more than she could handle when my dad became ill.

5 Reasons Your Kids Don’t Need You to Be Awesome

Mike Berry reminds us that being present, not providing, is the key to being a great parent.

How Did You Prepare to Be a Dad?…and Other Questions You Never Thought You’d Be Asked

Children are poised to enter many stages with unique needs and challenges every step of the way. How will you prepare for the most important job of your life?

The Legacy of Dad’s Minestrone Soup

With him forever, my dad’s minestrone soup holds the secrets to who he is. It is indelible, much like his fingerprints, or heartbeat, but a mystery I cannot unravel.