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.

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.

What My Son’s Love of Soccer Did to Make Me a Better Dad

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An already great dad Chad Schefka, shares how he took notes from his son’s playbook

Going Downhill With My Father

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For Mike Copperman, a family hike turned into a realization of the roles he and his father share in each other’s lives.

Dads, Sons and “The Talk”

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Dad’s giving their sons “The Talk” are often moments of extreme discomfort for both parties and can sometimes be a source of very funny stories –here is one such case.

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.

Like Father, Like Son: Baby Flexes Muscles With Dad

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Watch this adorable baby imitate his father in the time-honored ritual of muscle flexing.

If Dads Date Their Daughters, Are Moms Supposed to Be “Dating” Their Sons Too?

If Daddy-Daughter Dates are a Thing, Are Moms Supposed to Be “Dating” Their Sons Too?

Many people feel strongly that father-daughter “dates” are an important tool for teaching girls how they should expect to be treated by the opposite sex, but does the same rationale apply for mothers and sons?

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…

The United States of America: Behind on Paid Parental Leave

The United States of America: Behind on Paid Parental Leave

Brandon Billinger makes the case that the United States is well behind the global curve when it comes to paid parental leave and suggests ways that men and women can help change that trend.

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

Justin Ricklefs has four daughters and, over the years, he’s put together this list of fifteen things that fathers need to know about their daughters.

Fear and Isolation as Training Grounds for Fearlessness

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Ned Breslin shares a haunting story from his past.

How Do You Want Your Child to Feel?

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Daniel De Guia considers how words and action can make a child feel, and how hard it is not to intervene on behalf of a stranger’s kid.