Dad Hacks Daughter’s Hair Tie

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We all know that some dads are true artists with their daughter’s hair.

Stop the Stereotypes and Give Black Dads their Due

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Mia Birdsong says it’s time to elevate examples of engaged Black fathers in America and stamp out stereotypes

“Good Dads” A TV Show That Smashes Stereotypes

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Will Conley gives a behind the scenes look at an upcoming docudrama that will highlight the complex realities faced by millions of single young fathers every day.

How Do You Begin To Eulogize Your Father?

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It is not enough to say that he was a good man, or even a great man. My father’s love is the blueprint by which I love. By Michael Strange.

Dad, Can I Have Another Sandwich?

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JJ Vincent went back for more of David Laferriere’s sandwich bags, and found more than he expected.

The Paranoia of Not Being a Good Dad

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The terrifying truth about marriage and fatherhood is that you don’t know if you’re going to suck at it until you’re already committed. Nate Bagley explores his fears.

Working Out is Like Parenting: An Exercise in Failure

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Being a good parent ain’t easy; it helps Christopher Sweeney to remember scenes from his own childhood

Dad Finds Porn on Son’s Computer, Leaves Compassionate Note

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Upon finding porn on his son’s computer, a father leaves him a note full of love, empathy and compassion… And tips for getting virus-free pornography.

“As a father, these photos warmed my heart and reminded me of the joys of being a father.”

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These are comments by Archy, Jon D, and Michael Taylor on the post “This is What Real Fatherhood Looks Like”.

My Father’s Ponytails: A Love Story

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My father wants me to mix his ashes with the ponytails that he has saved in plastic bags. All things considered, this seems like a reasonable final directive.

Open Thread: What Sort of Father Was Your Dad?

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What type of father was your dad? What’s your best memory of him? As a parent, will you learn from his mistakes or try to be just like him?

The Good Father

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In part three of the Moustache Club’s Father’s Day Fiction Special, Oliver Lee Bateman examines the fate of an overprotective father.

Volkswagen’s Heart-Tugging Dad-Daughter Ad

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“Nice to see that advertisers are finally discovering this new, remarkable world where fathers are active parents rather than perpetually befuddled, gym-shorts-wearing dinguses whose biggest concern is not buying soda that’s for women.”

An Expansion Family

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Michael J. Chandler wanted a father to complete his family. What he got instead was a baseball team and a good man.