In Defense of the Older Parent

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Dan Szczesny, on being the man he could never have been twenty years ago.

Funny NFL: Sometimes “Father Like Son” Just Doesn’t Apply

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What’s an NFL dad to do, when his toddler son picks two other “favorite” NFL players? Kick the boy out of the house of course…

What’s a Dad to Do When His Daughter Wants to Dress as Han Solo?

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…put on a Princess Leia costume, of course.

My Daughter Ruined Time Travel for Me

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Like most ’80s geeks, Tom Burns spent his childhood coveting the ability to time travel. But, once he became a father, everything changed…

A Dad Gets a New Perspective on Family When He Talks to a Teen Who Deeply Wants One

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Dad Rich Valenza founded an organization to help find homes for foster kids. One day he met a 15 year old who made him feel needed more than ever, a boy who still needs the home of his dreams.

Jim Carrey, Sex Educator

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Clint Greagen explains how Jim Carrey helped him start the sex ed conversation with his 8-year old son.

How a Good Man Battled Racism and Died for It…And Why We Have to Keep Fighting a Hundred Years Later

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Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.

Patience: A Dad’s Confession

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Good Dad Project Larry Hagner admits that, as a dad, he struggles every day with patience.

A Dad Decides It is Time to Tell His Teen Daughter the Truth

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“Do as I say, not as I did” could be the mantra of many parents who experimented in their youth. This dad decided the days for hypocrisies had come to an end.

11 Things Dads Who Suffer Miscarriages Need to Know

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When a miscarriage happens, dads often step to the sidelines. October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and this is for dads who have had one of life’s most difficult disappointments.

Dear Son, You Have Taught Me So Much …

Dear Son by Larry Hagner

Founder of The Good Dad Project Larry Hagner thought he was teaching his son … but here’s what he learned.

Comment of the Day: “Too often miscarriages are seen as only affecting the mother…”

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Prospective fathers are affected by miscarriages, but there is a lack of support for them.

A Dad Talks Openly About a Miscarriage and the Effect It Had on Him

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Dads can often be forgotten in the devastation of a miscarriage. One dad shares his experience in hopes of helping other dads going through it.

How to Make Sure Kids FEEL Your Love

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What we say and show kids can often be two completely different things

I Learned About Persuasion From my Dad

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Straight talk from a very persuasive dad has a long reaching effect.

The Legacy of a Good Man

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Abel Perez Sr. was a ‘nobody’ by the world’s standard, but his legacy tells a different story.