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Being a Father

When the Story Isn't the Story

Doyin Richards | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents
Doyin Richards

When I posted a photo of myself and my two daughters, I never expected it to go viral. Nor did I expect the racist backlash. But both things happened, and I'm only now -- after catching my breath -- ready to address the conclusions.

I Have A Dream That People Will View A Picture Like This And Not Think It's A Big Deal

Doyin Richards | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Doyin Richards

Of course I'm going to be passionate about this gig. My dream is that ALL people will embrace men who embrace fatherhood instead of wondering if they have ulterior motives.

25 Things I’ve Learned From Being A Dad

good men project | Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents

Written by Tom Matlack for The Good Men Project 1. Fatherly love is complete in a way that nothing else is. I can be strict when I need to be, but ...

Being a Father

Kevin Powell | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Kevin Powell

What is the point of doing well in one's own life, of having some measure of progress and success if what is learned is not passed on to those who come behind?

Here Comes the Son, Just in Time for Father's Day

Charlie Carillo | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I'm giving Father's Day a nod of respect this year, because I finally get what it's all about. It's about your kid succeeding where you failed, and the amazingly good feeling that comes with such a sweet defeat.

Does It Matter That Steve Jobs Was a Crap Father?

Thomas Beller | Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts
Thomas Beller

Jobs was a workaholic who regretted that he had not spent more time with his kids. But we were left to balance this regret with the thought that these kids were left with the legacy of a hard-working father who found a kind of spiritual redemption in his work.