I Was an Absentee Dad Until My Daughter Found Me on Facebook

“I always wondered what kinds of assumptions she had.” Did she know my absence wasn’t my choice?

Fire Up the Pink Rockets: 3 Times Women Kept Sexism Alive for My Daughter

This dad is caught between sexism and some hard stereotypes.

My Daughter Is Obsessed With the Father She Doesn’t Have

I adopted my daughter myself, as a single mother. But lately, the comments about her “Daddy” keep on coming …

The Best Definition of a Father to Millennials

As a millennial, this is how I would define a great father.

I Fought The Laws Of Physics…And The Laws Won

CJ Kaplan helps his daughter study for her 10th grade Physics final and rediscovers why he became an English major.

A Daughter Is Her Father’s Heart, Walking Away On Feet

Jesse Kornbluth looks at Robert Munsch simple, beautiful story “I Love You Forever”.

With My Daughter at the County Fair

A father reflects on his changing relationship with his growing daughter in Benjamin Myers’s tender poem.

Two Red Shoes, a Daughter’s Tears, and a Lesson on the Road

He helped his daughter navigate her emotions by letting her unravel—and then helping her rebuild.

My Dad vs. Pastor Dad

The journey to finding balance and embracing acceptance.

Why This Dad Hates Participation Trophies

When we reward everyone, no one learns.

Learning To Let My Daughters Learn The Hard Way

In an effort to raise capable kids, it seems like I’m the one that needs to learn the most.

Travel Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Chris Forte’s reflection on a trip to China.

6 Ways To Compliment Your Daughter Other Than “You’re Pretty”

Sometimes your daughter needs to hear more than “You’re Pretty”. Here are six ways to compliment her. — As a dad of twins (boy and girl), I always told myself that I would, to the best of my ability, treat my children equally and not succumb to gender stereotypes or conformity. They wear all colors, […]


English poet Anne Lawrence Bradshaw reflects on her grandfather’s World War II service and its impact on her father.

Raising a Highly Sensitive Child Can Be a Private Hell at First

For a highly sensitive child, the wiring in their brain requires patient and astute parents.

Paternal Instinct and the Dad’s Sole Purpose

You’re the dad who your kids need to be their dad.