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The Fall of Life

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 03.03.2015 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

It's easy to admire someone's beauty in the full bloom of life. Oren was in the late autumn of his existence, yet somehow managed to put summer to shame.

NHL Player's Daughter Asks Coaches To Bring Her Dad Home

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.03.2015 | Sports

Well, her wish came true!

Winter Isn't So Bad When Your Dad Builds A 55-Foot Luge

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.02.2015 | Parents

By now, it's safe to say that the East Coast is pretty much over winter. But this dad decided to make the final stretch a lot more bearable for his ki...

What I Learned From My 9-Year-Old's Book Club

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 02.27.2015 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

When my daughter Lily came home saying she wanted to start a book club, I was excited -- I'm a writer after all, so this was music to my ears -- but also a bit skeptical. Right away, I started to fret about the mechanics of it.

Who Needs Words? This Dad And Baby Had A Perfectly Good Chat Without Them

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.26.2015 | Parents

Why wait until your baby can talk to have a full-blown conversation? This dad certainly doesn't have a problem communicating with his 8-month-old b...

This Dad Joke Duel Is The Ultimate Test Of 'Live By The Pun, Die By The Pun'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.26.2015 | Comedy

Peacocks have feathers; elk have antlers; and dads -- the natural-born jokers of the animal world -- have puns, just as Mother Nature intended. Whe...

The Razor Scooter Incident

Sam Lanevi | Posted 02.24.2015 | College
Sam Lanevi

Maybe my father has been there at every accident, but he has also been there to pick me up and dust me off after every one.

This Is What Happens When 3 Dads Decide To Find Out What Pregnancy Is Really Like

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents

Feel like giving pregnancy a try, guys? This trio certainly did. Jason Bramley, Steve Hanson and Jonny Biggins are wearing fake pregnant bellies ...

Dad Commemorates Black History Month With A Heartwarming Video About His Own Father

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents

In the latest installment of his "New Father Chronicles" video series, dad La Guardia Cross is observing Black History Month. Titled "His Father Left,...

Why It's (Still) Important To Refute The Doofus Dad Stereotype

Carter Gaddis | Posted 02.06.2015 | Parents
Carter Gaddis

Knowing male privilege is real, that 21st century Western society remains slanted in favor of men in many ways does not mean that dads should stay silent in the face of (yet another) mass media depiction of fathers as buffoons or secondary actors in the complex dance of parenthood.

5 Things for New Moms to Give Their Husbands

Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC | Posted 02.05.2015 | Parents
Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

Your husband cannot read your mind. He doesn't know that you wanted him to pick up dinner from the Thai restaurant on the corner because you've been pacing the kitchen all afternoon with a fussy baby.

This Dad Has Been Getting His Son's Drawings Tattooed On His Arms For 7 Years

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents

If hanging your kid's art up on your fridge just doesn't do it justice, take a page out of this dad's book. Keith Anderson, who lives in Peterborou...

How 12 Koalas Taught Me To Talk About Life As a Parent

Bobby McMahon | Posted 01.29.2015 | Parents
Bobby McMahon

We haven't been parents that long, but already we've learned the heretofore secret way that parents sometimes just look at each other and nod, like old cowboys in the West.

Where Similac And The Mother 'Hood Go Wrong, and Why It Matters

Chris Routly | Posted 01.27.2015 | Parents
Chris Routly

It's not insulting or offensive, and certainly won't make anyone lose any sleep. But it matters that Similac went ahead with this campaign as it is, and they need to know they can do better.

4 Reasons You Should Not Send Your Child to College

Adam Rico | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Adam Rico

Creating an enjoyable career has much more to do with looking inward than it does with chasing high income levels. Understanding your child's personality, strengths and interests will help you influence their post-high school choices.

Rainbow Baby's Pregnancy Is Nerve-Wracking

James Sims | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts
James Sims

It has been eight months since we set foot in the labor and delivery unit of this hospital . We lost our baby girl in room 13 last May, following a nightmarish few months consumed by trips to the emergency room, bleeding with unknown causes and bouts of contractions.

A Letter To My Future Self

Andrew Knott | Posted 01.08.2015 | Parents
Andrew Knott

All my questions will be answered in due time. So, I'm writing not in search of answers for myself. I'm writing to help you remember.

Dad Cuts Dreadlocks Off Of Teen Found With Daughter

AP | Posted 01.06.2015 | Weird News

READING, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania father is apologizing after police say he pulled his daughter's male friend by the hair and chopped off his dreadl...

People Are Having A Rough Time Flying The Drones They Unwrapped This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.05.2015 | Technology

This holiday season, so many of you purchased drones for loved ones that the Federal Aviation Administration felt it wise to launch a whole new website with several drone industry organizations. Luckily for the FAA, many seem barely able get their drones off the ground so far.

How Critics Got the New 'Annie' Wrong

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

It is strange to expect a wish-fulfillment story like Annie (no matter which version) to offer trenchant commentary on anything, and especially unsettling when a critic born in the Jim Crow era decrees that actors of color must still deliver some specific "black angle" in 2014.

Dads' Christmas Surprise Leaves Beloved Crossing Guard Totally Speechless

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.19.2014 | Parents

For the past decade, Nathaniel Kendrick, better known as “Mr. Ken,” has been the crossing guard on whom children at Lakewood Elementary School in ...

Baby Sings Impressive Christmas Carol With A Little Help From Dad

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.18.2014 | Parents

Not feeling festive just yet? Here's something to fix that. In their adorable rendition of "Deck The Halls," this dad and his 6-month-old baby pul...

A Teenager's Guide to Good Parenting

Quora | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
Quora

We are at a point in our lives where as much as we need you to be realistic with us, we also need you to be supportive of our dreams. No matter what your child wants to do, make sure they know that you'll help them get there.

Kids Could Not Be More Thrilled About World's Worst Christmas Presents

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.15.2014 | Parents

Tim Cocker’s young son and daughter knew exactly what they wanted for Christmas: He wanted a watch inspired by the cartoon show “Ben 10,” and sh...

I Photograph To Remember

Alishia Osborn | Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents
Alishia Osborn

I like to take photos of things that may be a bit out of the ordinary: My kids eating, a random trip to Goodwill, the horrid bed head my middle child wakes up with every morning.