#57: The Dad who Challenged Amazon

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Because of Oren Miller, we are all gadflies in Amazon’s ointment. And despite weeks of silence, I hope Amazon is listening.

What Being a Tough Guy Dad Looks Like

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Marilyn loved that her husband was a tough guy — but she wondered what he would think of their baby girl when she arrived. She found out.

A Dad’s Secret to Parenting Them After They’re Grown

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One night Todd answered the phone and heard sobbing. He knew his parenting days were not over. Here are his insights.

Our Dads Cartoon of the Week!

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Boys in burbs turns into the Cheers bar this week. Check out what Dad served up this morning.

The Men of “Girls”

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Tillie Adelson describes how the most recent season of “Girls” actually has a lot to say to men.

A Son’s Vigil

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Allan Ishac spent his childhood fearing his father would die.

Five Fatherhood Truths You Probably Never Knew

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Five things you didn’t know about being a father in the modern world.

The Modern Dad: RadioAmerika Interview With Rob Watson, Editor, Dads and Families

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Our Dad and Families Editor, Rob Watson, was interviewed by RadioAmerika’s Barb Adams. He discusses the new world of families and dads, one where choice leads the way and cliches are left in the dust.

A Dad Falls for the Irresistible Magnetism That is Parker Pearson

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One fateful day the author met Parker Pearson, his world changed, and he will never be the same again. Here’s why.

A Dad Takes a Moment With the “Measuring Wall” and Discovers Life’s Truths

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Mathew Lajoie makes marks on a wall as his kids grow. Recently he stared at the wall and it gave back some profound insights.

A Dad Speaks About Adoption and the Amazing Power of Nurture

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A dad who adopted his son observes the difference between children of nature and the children of nurture. He likes what he sees.

Tuberous Sclerosis: A Father’s Journey

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The fears that come up when your baby is diagnosed with a rare disorder are nothing compared to this father’s determination to give his son all that he can.

How to Talk to Your Children About Gay Parents, By a Gay Parent

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Jerry Mahoney offers a list of techniques to teach children about accepting different types of families.

The 17 Secrets All Dads (and Moms) Need to Know About LEGOS to Survive

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Nerdy Dad Shirt‘s secrets to living with a Lego master (and his proclivity for losing a piece).

A Dad Resolves to Raise His Son as a Feminist

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Author Dan Arel was advised to tone down the feminism in his latest book. Here is why he chose not only to NOT do that, but to “tone it up” in his son as well.

Raising Boys and ISIS

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We’ve gotten very adept, in this world, at breaking down old systems and structures that no longer serve us. How well will we do in creating new systems and structures that serve us?