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Dear Parents -- Yes, I Do Mind If You Smoke

Michelle Zunter | Posted 07.27.2016 | Parents
Michelle Zunter

It may be none of my business but it's literally all around me. I breathe it in outside of restaurants, malls, and even at the park.

A Phone Call With My Elderly Father From Prison

Quora | Posted 07.27.2016 | Parents
Quora

What is the most awkward conversation you have had with your parents? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

No, Most Black Kids Are Not Fatherless

Josh Levs | Posted 07.26.2016 | Black Voices
Josh Levs

Moving in the right direction begins with understanding the reality. Most black children are not fatherless. And most black dads are setting a great example.

Once And Again, I Get The Whole 'Dad' Thing Right...

Dan Duffy | Posted 07.25.2016 | Parents
Dan Duffy

I've been a dad for ten years, and it has flown in the blink of an eye. But while I will miss the days that are now just my memories, I can't wait to see the adventures they have in store for me.

9 Ways Dads Can Nudge Their Child's Doctor

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 07.14.2016 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released a significant report on the importance of dads to the health and well-being of their child, and to the health and well-being of the mothers of their child. The report arrives 12 years after the AAP's first report on the importance of dads.

An Open Letter To My Son, The Camper

Scott Shamberg | Posted 07.14.2016 | Parents
Scott Shamberg

Personal hygiene aside, camp for you will be part sports, part friendships and part education. No, I don't mean that kind of education. I'm very familiar with your "math-free summer" rule. This is about you starting to see the little man you are so quickly becoming.

For Real, Black Dads Do Exist

Simone S. Gray | Posted 07.11.2016 | Black Voices
Simone S. Gray

More and more black men, despite the struggles and oppositions that they face on a daily basis in America, are present and active in the precious lives of their children. I am fortunate enough to personally know some awesome dads.

Hilarious Dad Shows How To Install A Car Seat (Well, Sort Of)

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.11.2016 | Parents

Correctly installing a car seat is an extremely important task for parents and caregivers. Unfortunately, it’s also one that often seems downright i...

Vacation Daddy

M. Blazoned | Posted 07.07.2016 | Parents
M. Blazoned

Something happens to my husband when we go on vacation. He turns into what we refer to as, Vacation Daddy.

Dad Helps Daughter Use Her Diabetes Device To Show Off Team Spirit

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.06.2016 | Parents

An awesome dad put his artistic skills to work to get his daughter pumped for her swim meet. David Engler's 11-year-old daughter Claire has Type 1 dia...

Dad Hilariously Fails The Dress-Your-Baby-For-Daycare Test

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.30.2016 | Parents

No shirt, no problem? When Brooke Hawley-Basso picked her daughter Olivia up from daycare recently, she got quite the surprise. Hawley-Basso's husban...

The Importance Of Paternal Bonding

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Dads start out with a disadvantage from the moment that their children are conceived. Sure, they are their children just as much as the mom's, but it doesn't always seem like that

Dads Need Alone Time With Baby Too

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I think that dads start out with a disadvantage from the moment that their children are conceived. Sure, they are their children just as much as the mom's, but it doesn't always seem like that.

Are Mother's Day and Father's Day Still Relevant?

Jeffrey Roach | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Jeffrey Roach

It's hard for me to take a holiday seriously if it's not connected to a day off from work. Or, worse yet, if it arbitrarily excludes people who don't meet the criteria being celebrated.

What I really want for Father's Day: Stop Solitary for Kids

Marc Schindler | Posted 06.20.2016 | Crime
Marc Schindler

As Father's Day approached, and I watched my kids excitedly make plans to celebrate, I couldn't help but reflect on my juvenile justice reform work. As a former youth corrections administrator, I noticed their excitement is so different than the isolation we know is too often experienced by kids in facilities.

4 Life Lessons from Entrepreneur Dads

Eric Golman | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
Eric Golman

Ryan and I started our business together while we were roommates in college. Instead of being afraid to start, we had the confidence to jump in head first because we saw our father's do the same thing when we were growing up.

6 Ways Dad Can Prep For Pregnancy

Well Rounded NY | Posted 06.20.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Hey, Dad! Nice to see you here. A little bird told us that you are trying to conceive, so let's cut to the chase now, shall we? Although Mom will be the one carrying a baby for nine months, she no longer is the only one carrying the burden of healthful living.

I Remember, Dad

Eric Gertler | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric Gertler

Like so many others, I will be thinking about my father today. I will think of the many wonderful experiences that we have shared and the numerous t...

An Open Letter To My Dad On Father's Day

Kyle Stevens | Posted 06.19.2016 | Parents
Kyle Stevens

I only thing I do wish for was that you had gotten the help that you needed. It was only after that you passed away that I realized you were sick. When you live in the moment, it's hard to see the bigger picture.

25 Important Life Lessons I Learned From My Father

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.19.2016 | Black Voices

My dad is the most magnificent and magical man in my life. He is, and always has been, my biggest supporter and most incredible source of inspiration....

My Father's Unforgettable Lesson

Joel Peterson | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Joel Peterson

Photo courtesy of Joel L. A. Peterson It never occurred to my father how much that simple word always meant to me Every Father's Day reminds me ...

How The World's Quietest Man Taught Me The World's Loudest Lessons

Ashli Mazer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Ashli Mazer

Father's Day weekend is here and I thought it would be fitting to carve out some time and some space on the internet to honor my Dad. Although, it is ...

10 Heartwarming Thank You Notes To Single Dads From Their Daughters

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.18.2016 | Divorce

It takes a special dad to raise his daughters as a single parent. Take this guy, who became a pro at hair braiding for his daughter's sake -- or this ...

For Father's Day, Correcting The Record About Dads

Josh Levs | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Josh Levs

All year round, the nation is fed a steady diet of false claims about dads. These myths hurt everyone -- children, women, men, businesses, and all of society. They fuel the backward structures that prevent gender equality from taking root. (Why offer men a chance to do caregiving if they're just going to sit around and do nothing anyway?)

These Brave Dads Let Their Kids Dress Them For Work

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.17.2016 | Style

What is "dad style" these days? At The Huffington Post, it's anything from v-neck tees to business suits. For Father's Day, we wanted to give our offi...