From 50 Plus Year Old Confirmed Bachelor to Full Time Dad

Lawrence Samuel never expected to become a Dad later in life. Now he can’t imagine being otherwise.

Do Your Children Really Know You Love Them?

You say “I love you” to your kids. And you mean it. But are you showing them how much?

Why I’m Happy When My Kids Take Risks

Keeping our kids safe is our number one job, right? But kids can learn valuable lessons when we show them how to take risks.

A Championship Celebration and Life Lessons With the Royals

Patrick Sallee and his daughters share a page on championship from their home team’s playbook.

A Relationship Coach Seeks Advice: A Father’s Hardest Day

Relationship coach Chris Armstrong needs your help.

His Hands are Rough

The sandpaper roughness in his hands has spread to his voice box, and it’s sometimes hard for others to know what he’s saying. It’s sometimes hard for even him to know what he’s saying.

Andy: No End to Good Parenting

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 […]

Old School Dad Inspires Daughter to Seize the Hammer

Risa Dale was never called princess by her dad. Instead, he handed her some tools and she destroyed a house.

Why Do We Prefer Sons?

Did they think I was so disappointed in having a daughter I wouldn’t want another one? That I would be upset if I didn’t have a son, but my wife would be fine with it?

The Hardest Part of Being a Divorced Dad

Patrick Sallee can’t make his daughters’ pain go away … there’s a lot he can do to make their life better.

The Line Between Protecting and Hindering Your Daughters

‘Am I helping or hurting my coming-of-age daughter?’ Edgar Wilson boldly examines that question.

I Have a Daughter. . .and a Daughter-in-Law. . . They’re Both Married. . . To Each Other

Merv Kaufman finds life as a dad in the 21st century different than he imagined. And, boy, is he happy about it.

Lessons for My Daughters About Dating

The lessons we teach our daughters about dating will define their success.

The Drought Left Behind by My Father’s Death

Perhaps what I gained most from my father’s death was experiencing his humanity in real time. Not just as my dad. But as a man.

Yes, Dad’s a Man – But We CAN Talk About That

After sensing hesitation on talking about ‘girl’ things, Brian Gawlak reassures his daughter no subject is off limits.

5 Rules For Talking With Your ‘Tweenage’ Daughter

Aaron Saufley explores the intricacies and true meanings of conversations with his ‘tweenage’ daughter.