Father and Daughter Pancake Sunday

A perfect Sunday morning.

20 Things I Wish More People Understood About Losing a Parent as a Kid

Please don’t tell us to “get over it.”

Notes On Fatherhood

Once again, Leo Babauta puts Fatherhood into words that express how we feel about our children. Capturing the emotion of what it means to be a father.  — Today is a great day here on Guam, and my dad is lying on my couch taking a nap. My half-siblings are all over my house playing […]

9 Profound Things My Father Taught Me About Becoming a Great Dad

Any man can be a father. It takes a real man to be a great dad.

A Gay Dad is Ready for the Fight, But is He Prepared for — Acceptance?

It was Sean O’Donnell’s first Fathers Day, and it was going to be in public. He was ready to fight for his right to be himself in this society. But what if he met no resistance?

Dad Said I Could

Entrepreneur Bella Acton shares how she wouldn’t be the person she is today without the guidance of her father.

The Parent I Aspire to Be

In the end, it won’t matter if I’m perfect as a dad. It will only matter if I am there for them, and if I love them, which I do with all of the depths of my heart.

Accidental Lessons I Learned From My Father

A thank you from a daughter to a father.

Happy Belated Father’s Day, Mom

After the death of his father, Brian Gawlak reflects on the father his single mother chose to be. — Last year was my first father’s day since my biological father passed away. I spent the day mourning less the loss of the human being whom I had little connection to, but more the loss of […]

It’s Always Nice to See You, My Friend: A Father’s Advice on Humility, Respect, and Fast Cars

A secret back door and wise advice from a car dealer’s father leads to the ride of John Trybulec’s life.

My Dad and I Aren’t Beautiful

Graduate student Ariel Gordon reflects on the special relationship she has with her father.

Father and Son: a Painful Understanding

Andy Schulkind explores the complexity of his relationship with his father.

Passing Down Wisdom: Father to Son

Fathers have incredible gifts of wisdom to confer upon their soon-to-be-launched sons. Here’s how I gave my son these gifts upon his graduation.


Doug Gertner on grief, love, and his father.

Three Words From Dad That Changed My Life

Adam Patrick Kindilien knows a father’s advice can be priceless, and he’s grateful for the gift.