4 Unique Challenges Of Being A Single Dad


When you’re a single dad, you’ve got stuff to think about that married guys never do.

Announcing the Best Hair Styles by Dads in 2015! These are Stunning!

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Greg Wickeherst was the dad in a viral story. In it, he as a single dad went to cosmetology school just to learn how to do his daughter’s hair. Now with his new expertise, he announces the winner of a contest he ran: the best hairstyle by a dad in 2015 (so far)!

Here’s the Real Fix for Stopping Technology at Dinnertime


Aleasa Word tells why we need to reclaim family dinnertime.

Mike Ellingburg: Doing Right by Him

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

Standardized Tests: Are They Causing Kids Undue Stress?

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Academic pressure and kid’s stress.

Looking for Love as a Single Gay Dad


After Azul comes out to his wife – it turns out she’s gay too – he learns how to be a single dad. And then he goes to a coming out group.

The Entire Crew Must Survive—The Deep Space Divorce Saga Continues


After surviving my divorce, being a better parent and a strong positive force in my kids’ lives became the most important task in my life.

Counter or Floor? Where Do I Put the Changing Pad?


Jacob Smithers chats about the absence of baby changing pads in public facilities for dads.

What a Farty Old Dog Taught Me About Parenting, Divorce, and My Codependency


We learn so much from our best friends, even the ones who can’t speak.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for the Single Dad


Through Facebook, a single Dad gets some handy ideas for what he should receive on the upcoming Holiday.

A Dad Discovers the Value of Time, and Why He Will Never Squander It Again


There were days when Benjamin Railton had plenty of important things to do. Then something happened to make him question everything about how he was spending his time.

How to Find—and Stay on—the Bright Side When Life Sucks and You’re in Free Fall


Lots of people were unhappy. But inside my failing rocket, our little trio, laughed, celebrated, and jumped on the trampoline.

8 Tips For Becoming a Successful Single Dad


No one denies that becoming a single dad is hard. Here are tips from other single dads that could help make the transition easier.

Divorced With Children: Down Is the New Up


Down has become the new up, and I have become a new single dad, still committed to his kids, and in many ways, to his ex-wife as well.

The Bittersweet Ballet of Single Dad Mornings


As a single parent, in the beginning, just getting them fed and to school with no more than one tardy per month was a serious victory.

Divorced Dad In Love, a Happy Story


And even as I hope for a co-pilot again, there will never be an astronaut who turned herself so completely inside and out to be a family together.