After Years of Separation, All This 85-Year Old Man Wanted Was to See His Daughter Again (Video)

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Bert is an 85-year old man who said his only wish was to see his daughter again, “before [he] goes.”

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A creative and disturbing piece from Sean Patrick Mulroy on childhood, neglect, and silence.

Mirror Boys

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Bryan Borland honors his husband and anticipates their future son in this breathtaking poem. This is how you write a love poem.

Damnation by Firelight

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Using the unassuming structure of the prose poem, Jim Churchill-Dicks presents a disturbing, emotionally-charged moment between father and son.

Parents: “Good Enough” is the New “Having It All”

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Aaron Gouveia thinks parents are setting the bar too high, and that real happiness is having enough.

Tears of Our Fathers

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This past October the 18th Annual At-Home Dads Convention was held. It was a success. Here is Dad on the Run’s take on the experience.

Why Divorcing a Family Member Might Be an Act of Unconditional Love

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Compassion for yourself and unconditional love go hand in hand.

Raise a Kid You Would Like to Have a Drink With

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Jeff Hay thinks parents should lead by example—and that you can learn a lot about a person from the way they handle a bar stool.

11 Unconventional Lullabies Dads Should Sing to Their Kids

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Are you looking for some new material at lullaby time? Jeff Bogle has got you covered!

Long Live Rock: A Dad, on Being the Front Man to a Much Smaller Band

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Andy Koehn never made it as a rock star. And that’s a really really good thing.

Parenting on a Budget or the Lack Thereof

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You can’t buy happiness, and I’m not one to put a price on it; however, I am open to leasing options. For the children.

A Call to Feminist Dudes

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Edwin Lyngar puts out a call to arms to all feminist men, whether or not they look the part.

Dear John: Bad Dad Wants Back Into Their Lives

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A father who left wants back into his daughters’ lives, a once violent boyfriend when he drank, and a foul-mouthed, angry little league father.

Dad and Daughter Film Last Dance Together at Her Wedding Before He Died of Cancer (Video)

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This is love.

“There is nothing worse than being a NICU parent, but there is nothing greater than being one who is blessed and lucky enough to take your child home.”

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These are comments by Harley, Samara, and Mark on the post “There Are No Gender Politics in the NICU – Baby With a ‘Bucket List’”.

“I was standing in the kitchen, my daughter wrapped in a blanket and rocking against my naked chest.”

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What’s YOUR parental baptismal story?