Top Ten Ways Fathers Can Honor Their Mentors

Top Ten Ways Fathers Can Honor Their Mentors

In this excerpt from his new book, “My Father’s Day Gift,” Dr. David Andrews breaks down ten ways that dads can gratefully acknowledge the father figures who helped shape their development as parents.

You’re a Good Man. Have We Left You Out?

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We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?

Parenting Is Not a Competition, But I’m Winning

Parenting Is Not a Competition, But I’m Winning

Dave Lesser wonders if the stereotypical parenting memes he sees every day really represent how modern parents are viewing their partners

Managing Crazy: 4 Tips For Sanity While Parenting a Child With a Chronic Illness

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Jenny Glick is a therapist but these are lessons she’s learned as a married mom of a son living with diabetes.

“Being a Father Is Being a Question”: What a New Anthology on Fatherhood Has to Say About Being a Dad

"Being a Father Is Being a Question": What a New Anthology on Fatherhood Has to Say About Being a Dad

Steve Edwards talks to Brian Gresko, the editor behind the upcoming “When I First Held You”, about literary fathers, gender and parenting, and the transformative power of becoming a dad

Alone and Confused: A Part of My Childhood

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Vinnie Wong grew up without a father, but it wasn’t util he became an adult himself that he realized the affect it had on his entire life.

Stories to Tell My Children

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Javier is a father trying to teach his children important lessons – stripped of the religion that framed his childhood.

13 Dad Truths

13 Dad Truths

Andy Smithson assembles a list of thirteen universal truths about fatherhood and being an engaged dad

8 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning When You’re A Parent

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Kids change everything.

My Daughter Contracted Instagram, And Boy Is It Contagious

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William Lucas Walker finds a way to immunize his daughter against the virus’s negative effects.

What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

Tom Burns loves reading to his kid, but there are certain books for children that really, really creep him out. He hopes he’s not alone.

Dear Kids: Lessons I’ve Learned From Years of Work As You Are About to Do the Same

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Pete Louison tells passes along sage advice to his twenty-something year old kids who are about to enter the workforce.

The Redemptive Power of Story Time

The Redemptive Power of Story Time

Brent Almond sings the praises of the calmest, most meditative part of his daily schedule—his nightly story time with his son

I Think, Maybe, I Just Got Profiled… As a Dad?

I Think, Maybe, I Just Got Profiled... As a Dad?

Cort Ruddy just wanted to buy some paper plates, but instead had his first experience with being profiled as a stereotypical “dad”

My Five Biggest Fears About Surrogacy—and How I Overcame Them

My Five Biggest Fears About Surrogacy---and How I Overcame Them

Jerry Mahoney and his partner weren’t sure about using a surrogate to have a baby, but their fears were quickly put to rest after researching the reality of modern surrogacy

Am I a Bad Dad? Am I a Bad Husband?

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Nature or Nurture? Todd Adams wonders whether that question matters when it comes to being a good husband and father.