To My Kids On Adversity: The World Is Yours To Shape And Mold

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A dad holds on to hope that in a world of people pitted against one another, times are a changin’ for the world his children will grow up in.

Generation Stressed: A Hands on Guide Helping Kids Overcome Anxiety

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Michele Kambolis’ New Book Gives Play-Based Strategies for Anxiety

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 […]

A Dad Reflects On Raising Rebels With A Cause

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

Ant-Man is Really a Celebration of Dads (and Step Dads!)

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Joanna Schroeder explains that there are many superheroes in the film Ant-Man, and all of them are dads.

Michael Carley: Nothing More Important

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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 […]

The Softer Side of Dads

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Jay Forte isn’t soft—but he sees the value of the softer side of fatherhood in today’s changing world.

30 Years Ago, 30 Years to Go: from Dad to Sons

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Joe Medler is as far from 11 as he is from 71 and wants his sons to know a few things about life.

4 Parenting Lessons I Learned From Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out

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Mike Berry doesn’t just watch a movie. He finds the messages every parent needs to hear.

Charles Gunn: She Never Quits

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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 New Big Sister

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A woman discovers an older sister her mother had put up for adoption and turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice on how to help her feel like she belongs.

Your Daughter is Asleep on the Couch with a Strange Boy — What Do You Do?

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One dad made an unusual choice, and the story struck a real nerve. Here’s what a group of our writers had to say.

Andrew W: With Great Power…

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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 Stay At Home Dad’s Helpful Creatures

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A traditional mom does not understand why a dad would stay at home with his kids, and turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice.

The 10 Signs That Your Child Is A Brat

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Today’s parents need help. Are we raising a generation of brats? Gene Del Vecchio tells us.

True Confessions of Sex Worker and Male Escort Dads

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What is it like being a working father in the sex industry? Probably not as you think. Two dads tell all.