“It was time for The Talk. Only I wasn’t ready. I started giggling and acting like a 13-year-old, deflecting serious inquiries by shouting, “Snu-Snu! Snu-Snu! Snu-Snu!”
Becoming a divorced father is an opportunity, Joel Schwartzberg writes. Yes, an opportunity.
Peder Hill talks about the effects of anger on children and what he’s learned about being a dad.
My mind goes to the dark places I work so hard to fight against: tumor, cancer, six months to live, eight months, eight years …
Bill Girouard’s son Teddy introduces him to Barack Obama and teaches him enduring lessons of patience.
Jason Sperber requests a redefinition of what it means to be masculine.
1. Along with sporting events and campfires, babies are the biggest reason why the hot dog industry is still alive and kicking.
Max Dubinsky writes to his son before he is born.
The Love, Recorded column takes on gender. Cute baby pictures are included. Dolls are another story.
My son Jacob is on the precipice of speaking English. It’s like he’s not interested in the boatload of responsibility we’ll throw his way when he can talk. Really, I don’t blame him.
December 1st, 1969. A group of college kids crowded round the TV. Each left as his birth date was called, his future having been decided—Vegas style—by the luck of the draw.
Do we really live in a society that is still stuck in the lie that Black men cannot be fathers?
The “Love, Recorded” guide to being a new daddy.
When Michael FitzGerald lost his job, he didn’t tell his kids. But they knew something was fishy.
NYC Dads guest blogger Lorne Jaffe is a new at-home dad who has struggled with depression and anxiety for most of his life.
“It’s never too late to start over — a dark day in one father’s life leads to his spirited renewal of fatherhood.”