An Indian, Muslim, feminist reflects on her father’s use of unconventional humor to empower her.
“I always wondered what kinds of assumptions she had.” Did she know my absence wasn’t my choice?
After a crisis allowed him to see beyond his traditional masculinity, their father-daughter relationship grew stronger . . . at least for a little while.
As his daughter was growing into young adulthood, this father found his own way to tell her she deserves the love and respect of a good man.
“Daughters of Divorce” author Terry Gaspard reminds us how critical the father-daughter relationship is to a woman’s healthy emotional development.
Parenting is one of the most difficult and most rewarding parts of life.
After a lifetime of avoiding his family, she realized he made his home behind the bar.
Separation of parents is rough, but if you can’t find a way to be there for your children, it will impact their lives one way or another.
Karen Jones shares two personal stories on the presence and absence of fathers in their children’s lives.
An unexpected ‘cardiac event’ brought with it a major wake up call for Edie Weinstein, that her inherited workaholic tendencies could have ended this incarnation.
Jon Vaughn finally got life insurance. It wasn’t the inevitability of death that shook him; it was not being able to say his last words to his two daughters. So he wrote this, and recommends you do the same.
Dave Lesser’s love for his daughter created fears about being able to love a second child equally
From her first car to her first steps down the wedding aisle, a daughter remembers the man who led, loved and guided her to develop into a woman.
The love a father shows his daughter has as strong an effect on her as the relationship he has with her mother
Shoebox Letters collects 30 letters by daughters written to their fathers
One mother sees the influences of her abusive father in her face, and the love of her husband in her daughter