9 Reasons Parenting is the Best Job in the World

Being a dad is one of the best things about life.

Our Daughter

Anthony A. Angelini reflects on the adoption of his daughter

My Father Wanted His Memorial Service at the Tavern

After a lifetime of avoiding his family, she realized he made his home behind the bar.

A Dad’s Letter to His Daughter

Steve Garrett has taken a thorough look at the men in the world. He decided to write is daughter a letter about them. Here are his thoughts.

A Dad-To-Be Was Praying to Have a Girl, Until He Opened His Eyes

Kenneth Griffin was afraid to be the dad of a son. He did not think he was up to role modeling what a “real man” is all about. Then he heard from a “real man” who told him differently. Himself.

A Dad is Shocked to Find Out That He Has Been a Role Model for His Daughters

Dad Matt did not intend to be a single parent. He did intend to be a role model for his sons. Here is what happened on the day he realized he had become one for his daughters.

A Dad Turns His Forever Love For His Daughter Into a Book

Mike Ang became inspired by a singular parenting moment and wanted to leave a legacy for his daughter that said “a daddy’s love lasts forever.” So he wrote a book.

The Day My Daughter Met a Snake

Ty Phillips and his daughter connect with nature and each other on his annual pilgrimage to the woods.

A Dad Gives His Daughter the Legacy of Strength

Lisanne Rogers credits her dad for teaching her to compete in a rousing game of shuffleboard. Ultimately, it turns out, he taught her so much more.

100 Words on Love: Dad’s Love Notes at Breakfast

Weekday mornings, I’d find them next to a bowl of dry cereal or buttered toast gone cold.

Conversations with My 2-Year-Old: The Cookie Edition (Video)

Matthew Clarke’s conversation with his daughter about her really wanting a cookie is reenacted with him and another full-grown adult.

Confessions of a Temporary Monster: When Do You Really Start Loving Your Kids?

Unconditional love was not instantaneous with the birth of Oren Miller’s kids

Robert Krulwich Commencement Address Gives Parents Words to Remember

As graduation season approaches, a father of toddlers crashes college graduation ceremony to get some perspective

At the Jukebox, Dancing with the Lives of the Dead

Daughter finds solace, dad, in the local tavern

It Hurts Down There

Dreaded daughter-to-dad phrase forces single dad to deal with his daughter’s pain

Baby Brings Dad Unusual Attention from Beautiful Women

Writer Gint Aras probes the odd phenomenon of babies attracting babes…to his wife’s amusement