Rob Watson: Reflections of My Heart

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Welcome to Portraits in Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads.

These Videos of Dads Playing Their Kids’ Instruments Will Melt Your Heart

These Videos of Dads Playing Their Kids’ Instruments Will Melt Your Heart

Giving a kid a drum set is supposed to be a parent’s worst nightmare. These dads would disagree…

Portraits of Fatherhood: Calling All Dads—We Want to Tell Your Story!

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Call for Submissions: Dads, we want to interview you!

Seven Things to Keep in Mind While Caring for a Dying Parent

Seven Things You Need to Know About Caring for a Dying Parent

James Delles remembers what it was like to care for his father in his last days and offers a few tips about what anyone assuming the caregiver role for a parent really needs to know about death and dying.

Should Parents Really Care If There’s a Play-Doh Piece That Kind of Looks Like a Penis?

Should Parents Really Care If There's a Play-Doh Piece That Kind of Looks Like a Penis?

Mike Reynolds considers the online gall and outrage surrounding the recent “Play-Doh penis” controversy and wonders what’s really getting parents so agitated.

We Did it For the Wild – a Birthday Note to Our Daughter

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Successful entrepreneurs, advocates for the environment — living “like footloose gypsies” and raising their daughter to be a “citizen of the world.”

No, I Don’t Need to Have a Son

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Before Nick Browne had children, he thought he wanted a boy. Here’s why that no longer matters to him.

20 Things Dads Need to Do in 2015

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Start now!

Co-Parenting vs. Parallel Parenting With an Abusive Ex

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Studies are beginning to show that co-parenting in divorce caused by domestic abuse doesn’t work and may cause further abuses. Is Parallel Parenting a better choice?

Nothing to Do But Wait When the Baby Is Late

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Dan Szczesny find peace in the calm before the parenthood storm.

The Eight Essential Kinds of Books That Every Kid Should Own

The Eight Essential Kinds of Books That Every Kid Should Own

Not every kids’ book is the right fit for every kid. But there are certain types of books that every kid should encounter when they’re young.

Letting Go to Get More: How to Be Happier at Home and at Work

Letting Go to Get More: How to Be Happier at Home and at Work

Jim Mondry discusses how letting go of his expectations of productivity has allowed him to experience joy in parenting and work again.

Sometimes, All You Can Do is Hug Your Kids

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It’s been two years since Pete Wilgoren covered the Newtown, CT tragedy for a news station. He takes us back to how he felt that day and what he did.

The Great Santa Debate: Do You Tell Your Child about Santa Claus?

The Great Santa Debate: Do You Tell Your Child about Santa Claus?

Jim Mondry found himself talking with another father about how were going to tell their kids about Santa Claus and realized they had very different takes on the subject.

5 Foolproof Parenting Tips for Dads with Daughters

5 Foolproof Parenting Tips for Dads with Daughters

Because being a great dad is not as hard as you think….

The Day My Son Gave Up On Me. For Good.

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Lauen Cormier repairs the relationship between her son and her. No excuses this time.