Moms! We Need to Check Our Mother Bear Privilege!

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Moms are agressively confronting men for talking to children. In a world of engaged parenting by fathers, this is doubly destructive.

How to Move Through the Grief of a Miscarriage

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Talking about a miscarriage is almost taboo – but recovery begins with honest conversation.

Why Don’t We Prepare Men for Fatherhood?

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We invest a lot in preparing women for motherhood. Men deserve the same joy and engagement preparing for their roles.

Parenting: It’s Just Another Day at the Beach

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Eric Stary is determined to get his family to the beach, even if he must first travel through the seven circles of parenting hell.

Rape Culture… In The Classroom?

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We need to have legitimate conversations about modern masculinity and rape culture – we cannot be silent.

The Clear and Present Danger of Kids in the Workplace

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On this edition of the Friday Sports Dump we revisit “bring your daughter to work day” in the NBA and an NFL hopeful looking for stability and a place to call home.

Patrick Smith: A Culmination of Moments

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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 […]

Dads, Daughters and Menstruation: How to Survive Your Daughter’s First Period

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You’re a dad with a daughter. Periods happen. You’ll survive, and so will she.

Just Because I Get Up in the Middle of the Night Does Not Mean I Deserve Praise

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After getting up with his baby daughter in the middle of the night, dad Clint Edwards heard himself mutter to his wife, “You should be grateful.” Here is how he found out he was wrong.

The One Word that Changed My Life

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That one moment when you realize how important your choices are – and who is watching you make them.

4 Unique Challenges Of Being A Single Dad

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When you’re a single dad, you’ve got stuff to think about that married guys never do.

Chris Bernholdt: The Things You Gain

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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 […]

A (Typical) Roller Coaster Night with My 3-Year-Old

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Some moments are special. Some moments are lessons. Some are a combination of the two.

Oh Father, Where Art Thou?

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On this Mother’s Day, Lisa Duggan asks an unusual question; where are all the Dads? _______ (Excerpted from The Good Mother Myth, by Avital Norman Nathman.) In my early days of motherhood, I would often go hours without uttering a single recognizable word, or hearing another adult’s voice—save that of my husband’s. I cooed. I […]

Actually, Piers, We DO Want Extended Paternity Leave

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After the notorious television host’s comments about Fatherhood, Dads on Twitter (and all over the world) responded.

Teaching Fatherhood

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Eric Olofson prepares young men for the most difficult, rewarding, and transformative experience most of them will have in their entire lives.