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

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.

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.

Being the Primary Caregiver Doesn’t Mean Being the Favorite Parent. And Sometimes That Really Sucks.

Being the Primary Caregiver Doesn’t Mean Being the Favorite Parent. And Sometimes That Really Sucks.

Dave Lesser knows that he can’t always be his children’s favorite parent. But that doesn’t make it hurt any less.

What’s Needed To Raise Boys Into Balanced Men

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Jose Aviles on what boys need and the dangers ahead if we fail them.

The Day a Straight Dad Introduces His New Boyfriend to His Son

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Ian Wilson had recently come out, and fallen in love. He carefully planned when he would introduce his new boyfriend to his kids. Then life intervened.

Call for Submissions: Long-Form Articles

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Have a story that you can’t fit in just a few paragraphs? Good, we are looking to share your long-form writings.

Gay Dads Face an “Empty Nest” Knowing They Blazed a Trail

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Ricardo and Jesse Ortiz-Barreto adopted older kids in the 1990s, and were the first gay couple with whom many of the adoption professionals had worked. Now their baby is about to leave for college

5 Things I Wish My Father Had Told Me About Men

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Her Daddy didn’t tell her, so she learned the hard way. Men are people too, and most of them are good.

Things I Wish My Father Had Taught Me About Being a Man

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“Laugh, deeply, from your gut, at the absurdity of the world and at your own imperfections.”

The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad

The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad

When Frederick J. Goodall went to his son’s preschool to read one day, he had no idea that he would end up being the first father who had ever read to the class.

Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Kevin Sterling reflects on the profound personal lessons and inspirations he was able to glean from his grandfather’s long and storied life.

When Is It Time? The Quest for Euthanasia Rights

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Shawn Henfling explores the emotions and decisions associated with ending our life.

Deliciously Pretentious Baby Announcement, Wes Anderson-Style

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It’s “The Pretentious Presentation of the Uterine Inhabitant” video and it’s great.

Dads Cosplay Too: How One Dad Turned His Son Into Rocket Raccoon

Dads Cosplay Too: How One Dad Turned His Son Into Rocket Raccoon

James Estrada wanted to find a “Guardians of the Galaxy” costume for his son and decided, with some help from his friends, to make it himself. The result was better than anything he ever could’ve found in a Halloween costume shop…