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Geez Dad, Stop Embarrassing Us

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

Once upon a time, long ago, all the dads gathered together in a worldwide dad convention, and unanimously decided to do these seven dad things all the...

Gather Around Celebrating the Stories of the Season

John McCormick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

The time I've spent telling stories with my sons is one of the greatest treasures of my life. It has created a special bond between us, something that no one else does for them.

Is This The End Of 'Dads'?

Posted 12.07.2013 | TV

Things don't look so good for Fox's least successful freshman show. The Hollywood Reporter learned that the network cut back its order for Seth MacFar...

3 Things I Know After 25 Years Of Being A Dad

Jim Higley | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Jim Higley

One of the things I've learned is that being an effective dad requires strong communications with your child. If you can nail that part of the dad job, the rest comes much easier. A daunting task for sure -- especially as kids get older. So, here are my three top tips to help you grease that two-way road to trust-filled communications with your children.

Goodbye 'Dads' & 'Mindy'? Major Fox Schedule Changes

Posted 11.22.2013 | TV

Is this the end of the line for Fox's "Dads"? The network is doing a major schedule shuffle for midseason 2014. "Dads" will disappear from Fox's sc...

Chris Hardwick Says Goodbye To His Dad, And We Get All Misty-Eyed

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.19.2013 | Comedy

Comedian Chris Hardwick's father, champion bowler Billy Hardwick, passed away last weekend. Fans of Chris, especially his interview show The Nerdist P...

19 Lessons Great Dads Can Teach You About Being A Better Father

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 11.19.2013 | Parents

So, you're a dad. Or you hope to be one in the future. The bad news is there is no real road map for success. The good news is there are some incredib...

Watch How Far They'll Go For Candy

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2013 | Parents

Who knew that candy had the power to turn two young grasshoppers into ninjas? This dad knew. ...

10 Ways Being a Parent Is Like Being on the Miami Dolphins

Mike Julianelle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

I always find it obnoxious and condescending when someone tells me I can't possible know what something is like because I haven't experienced it. I realized most parents take the same attitude with non-parents, and it's equally obnoxious and condescending. But that doesn't make it false.

The Secret to Successful Parenting

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Joseph W. Gauld

We are caught up in our society's academic achievement-driven educational system, where our children's "best" is measured academically. This leaves the parent mentoring role in a secondary position, that of urging our children to meet the school's standards.

11 Reasons Everyone Hates Parents (Even This Parent)

Mike Julianelle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

8. Their breathless worrying about video games and social media and twerking and sex and violence and alcohol and concussions and peanut allergies and we're out of hand sanitizer!

'Dads' Just Got A Lot Bigger

AP | Posted 12.26.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox says it's ordering a full season of the new comedy "Dads," which came under early fire by critics. The s...

Paternity Leave Is Good for Kids, Too!

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Scott Behson, PhD

While government and corporate policies (or lack of policies) often make if difficult and financially challenging for fathers to spend any significant time off with their newborn children, it is nonetheless a clear opportunity missed for the fathers.

Life's a Beach in Myrtle Beach

Rania Walker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Rania Walker

In my world Myrtle Beach was a place to go for golf, and well, Golf! It wasn't exactly the first family-friendly beach locale that came to mind. But I'd put it out there and with some guidance and help from friends, we created a plan.

In Response to Matt Walsh: Ladies Is Pimps, Too

Courtney Ellingsworth | Posted 12.24.2013 | Parents
Courtney Ellingsworth

I see women "belonging" in certain roles as anachronistic. Professional women aren't place-holding, servile, coffee-pouring drones in a hive. But they aren't all queen bees either. We're sentient critters with expansive interests and abilities. We are self-sufficient, highly consequential, impressive people, who, way more often than not, raise children too.

The Ballad of the Bully and the Nimble Parent

Jeff Bogle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

She looked up at me, eyes puffy, the color of pink Valentine sweeties, and said, matter-of-factly, "I hate school." What I did in response surprised me, and, I think, both of my girls too.

The Insulting Double Standard I Wish Would Disappear

Mike Spohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Mike Spohr

It's sad that in a situation like that, people are so quick to think "kidnapper" instead of "father," and that probably says something about how our society views men and fatherhood.

DIVORCED DAD: ASK NOAH

Noah Kass | Posted 10.15.2013 | Divorce
Noah Kass

I recently got divorced from my wife of 26 years. This has put obvious stress on my two daughters. They're already pulling away and being disrespectful towards me. What can I do to stop this trend?

'Dads' Isn't Going Anywhere

EW.com | Posted 10.11.2013 | TV
Read More: TV Canada, Dads, TV News

Fox’s "Dads" is sticking around at least a little longer. The network has ordered six additional scripts for the Seth MacFarlane-produced Tuesday...

Using Evil For Good

David Vienna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
David Vienna

I may have been an actual villain in my house, but my boys were heroes. That's more important to me. I'm currently growing a mustache so I can twirl it the next time this happens.

WATCH: Dad Attends His Daughter's 'Wedding' From Hospital Bed

Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents

Johnny Wells is focused on the happiness of one very special person: his 10-year-old daughter, Nakeol. The loving dad wishes that he could be ther...

Introducing Your Kids to Great Literature

John McCormick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

Talk to your kids about the stories you loved at their age and why. Describe the wonder you felt when you first read a favorite book and the worlds it opened for you.

Meet a Big League Dad

Jim Higley | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Jim Higley

Only two of the three could be accommodated during the opening ceremony -- a pitcher and a catcher. So, Jeff was left with a choice.

Avoid These Shows For Your Own Good

Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.19.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Here are some short and sweet reasons why you should avoid these new comedies.

That Joke Was Funnier 25 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 09.18.2013 | TV

Fox's new sitcom "Dads" has been slammed for being offensive, racist, sexist, ageist and one of the worst new comedies of the season -- but is it also...