An Open Letter to My Father: What It Means to Be a Man

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This is an open letter to my father, Marvin Jacobs, describing his character—and even more important, the actions he’s taken to demonstrate it through his life.

4 Things Fathers of Girls Can Do to Raise Confident Women

4 Things by David Steltz

Ty Phillips is raising his girls to be confident, independent women, because who they are and who they become isn’t up to him.

#57: The Dad who Challenged Amazon

Oren Miller

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

From the Ashes Comes Love: A Stronger Family is Forged

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  I’ve heard my wife tell the story a handful of times over the twenty-plus years of our marriage. I am always moved by it, or more accurately, I identify strongly with it. It is a story of leaving your family behind too soon; not as a choice but because staying would be even more […]

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.

Why Your Son is Lazy and Defiant

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A significant portion of the laziness and defiant behavior young men exhibit stems from their poor dietary habits.

The Sound of Boys Breaking

The Sound of Boys by Bruna Ferrara

Allan Ishac explores the physical tension and need for connection in the man-boy relationship.

How Can Dads Stay Fit? Working Out With Your Babies!

How Dads Stay Fit by Potato Channel

This father’s workout routine is simple: do what his daughter does.

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?

Dad Dances and Baby Laughs

Dad Dances by Zach Monroe

A few dance moves from dad, and this baby is cracking up!

Our 3 Year Old Baked His First Cake And I Got In Touch With My Inner Buddhist

My Three Year Old Baked a Cake and I Embraced My Inner Buddhist Monk

You can’t let ego control you, but when you do accomplish something you shouldn’t merely toss it away.-Alex Barnett

Sons and Fathers

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Mensah Demary on trying to mend the bridge between father and son.

How Fathers Inspire Confidence in Girls

How Fathers Inspire by Flamingo Group

Women of the world talk about how their dads helped them grow up to be strong.

Why the Amazon Mom Program Disrespects Dads, Moms, and Every Other Kind of Caregiver

Why the Amazon Mom Program Disrespects Dads, Moms, and Every Other Kind of Caregiver

How can Amazon.com produce a show as inclusive as “Transparent” and yet run a discount program that argues that moms (and moms alone) represent families? It’s time for that to change…

Until We Teach Our Sons to Be More

Until We Teach by Roland Tanglao

Mike Berry knows he has to show up for his boys if he wants them to show up as men.