Question of the Day: Do Single Parents Deserve a Day?

March 21st is National Single Parent Day. Do you know a single dad?

Life With Charlie: Why I’m The Co-Parent I Am

“Life With Charlie” chronicles the adventures of Darren Mattock and his boy-wonder, Charlie, as they navigate together the daring and darling world of fathers and sons. ◊♦◊ I became a single dad for the first time when Charlie was a baby 8 months new. In my heart, I made a pact to show up as fully as I […]

Life With Charlie: How We Transformed An Intense Morning Together

“Life With Charlie” chronicles the adventures of Darren Mattock and his boy-wonder, Charlie, as they navigate together the daring and darling world of fathers and sons. ◊♦◊ This morning was one of those intense ‘single parenting reals’ passages and moments. It had absolutely every shred of potential to be an epic meltdown. Yet, this afternoon as I sit […]

Life With Charlie: Let Me Tell You About This Boy Wonder

“Life With Charlie” chronicles the adventures of Darren Mattock and his boy-wonder, Charlie, as they navigate together the daring and darling world of fathers and sons. ◊♦◊ Last week in my introductory ‘Life With Charlie‘ post, I touched on my experience of ‘becoming dad’, how fatherhood has changed me and how I do life with Charlie as a […]

The Game of Divorce

I lost the Game of Divorce in a big way. Not because I didn’t play. And not because I didn’t ask for what I thought was “in the best interest of the kids” and FAIR. I lost because that’s the way the game is stacked against the fathers today.

How Having a Drag Queen Dad Can Be the Coolest Thing Ever

David Toussaint introduces us to Kenn Murphy, a great dad, and a great drag queen. Here’s how his life works.

How I’ve Evolved Because of the Love of My Father

He believed that girls should get dirty, pay their own way, and love to read. And he believed in me.

Steve Inzero: Love Without Reservation

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 […]

Single Parent Moon Landing: Into the Sea of Tranquility

Single parenting is like space travel: it takes some doing to achieve liftoff, but the view from up there is like nothing else.

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.

2 Businesses and a Baby: Starting Up as a Single Dad

If you’re an entrepreneur, your business is your baby—and a needy one at that. But what if you have an actual baby at home?

Man-to-Man with Professional Boxer Chase Corbin

Boxing Talk stated the following about undefeated professional boxer Chase Corbin: “Growing up in the tough streets of Philly, hanging with the wrong crowds, being incarcerated, and pretty much fighting for his life in horrific situations are experiences that have made Chase Corbin the man and fighter he is today: a father, family man and […]

A Call to Feminist Dudes

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

Confidence That Bleeds

Jon Vaughn was secretly hoping he wouldn’t have to deal with the first time his daughter got her period. Here’s how a single dad dealt with it.

How One Dad Lost Control and Lost Custody

A dad’s road to sobriety and managing mental illness leads him back to his daughters.

A Single Dad’s Guide to Traveling With Kids

The holiday season is the perfect time to pack up, go somewhere special, and bond with your family over fun activities. Make it memorable.