Breaking Dad: Relating to Walter White

The character of Walter White did what he did for the survival of his family. Ron Mattocks wonders what lengths he must go to.

20 Dads Share Their Favorite Children’s Books

What books do you enjoy reading with your children?

Becoming an Asshole…For Good?

Ron Mattocks finds inspiration and wisdom in some unlikely characters: Don Draper, for instance.

The Lost Script of ‘SAHD Men’

Ron Mattocks finds a lost script from the “Mad Men” spinoff “SAHD Men.”

Ode to a Soccer Mom

Ron Mattocks crafts a heartfelt missive to a clueless mom from a swanky neighborhood. He may or may not have been entirely sarcastic.

The Reading Parent

The kids would pound on their tables and chanting “fresh meat, fresh meat” until their voices reached a frenzied crescendo of unintelligible whooping and howling.

Guys: It’s Time to Daddy Up

What moment made you the dad you are today? The answer to this question will define a generation of men.

Proceed at Your Own Risk: Advice for Expectant Fathers

More cause for concern, in addition to the standard new-dad worries, like forgetting the car seat on the car roof when leaving the hospital.

About a Boy

Ron Mattocks recounts how he came to see the better side of the troublemaking kid at the bus stop.