Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept.◊♦◊You’ve definitely heard the phrase being present. It’s a modern day maxim…
Marrying a man who already had a child might stop some women in their tracks. Melanie Campbell fell in love with being a step-mom.
We love our children and we fear we will mess up their lives in some way. I hear this fear
voiced over and over again: “I don’t want to hurt my children with a divorce.”
Embed from Getty ImagesPeople who say that children will be “ruined” by divorce are speaking from fear and not moving toward the future with love.___By Elif EkinIt is coming up on my 5-year divorce anniversary. Our life has shifted and changed so much that life pre-divorce seems like a lifetime ago. One day, I found…
Dealing with new siblings can be hard. Dealing with new step siblings can be even harder. Karen Becker gives advice on how to build a new normal with a blended family.
Adam Davis on how time, respect, and unity help build a blended family.
His girlfriend can only see his ex when she looks at his son.
Ron traveled 4,000 miles to find me. But he’s gone to even longer distances for my boys.
Tommy Maloney’s bonus daughter is off to college, and he finally tells her the things he never said.
Tommy Maloney thinks he’s no one special. But after 30 days, we might disagree.
Trevor LaForce answers the frequently asked question about what his step children call him.
Tommy Maloney offers guidance on the challenge of blending families after divorce.
A mom discovers her son is calling his dad’s girlfriend ‘Mom’ and turns to Dear Dad for advice.
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 you portraits…
Welcome to Portraits in Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads.
Men need each other for support, but they need women and society to give them room to grow and change and redefine masculinity and manhood into the beautiful, caring, love filled thing that it is.