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Father Daughter Relationship

4 Things I Want My Future Daughter To Know

Derrell Jamison | Posted 03.02.2015 | Parents
Derrell Jamison

There is only one person who can determine how far you can go in life -- you. Always remember that what you tell yourself and believe about yourself will be the truth.

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.

Saying Goodbye to the Baby Years

Ian Colvin | Posted 02.19.2015 | Parents
Ian Colvin

It's a strange feeling, saying goodbye to the baby phase. We've been in this phase since returning from our honeymoon. We didn't come back from Hawaii pregnant like most couples; we returned knowing it was the right time to pursue our dreams of becoming dads.

10 Daddy-Daughter Date Ideas

Justin Ricklefs | Posted 02.13.2015 | Parents
Justin Ricklefs

Our daughters care far more about time with us than they do the stuff we can buy them. I'm learning to trade my selfish ambition, my phone and my agenda for meaningful time with my girls.

Woman Faces Off With Father Over The Unsolved Death Of Her Sister

Posted 02.02.2015 | Dr. Phil

Penny's sister Shannon was found dead in her car at the bottom of a cliff more than five years ago, and her death was ruled a homicide. The case remai...

A Family Divided Over An Unsolved Murder

Posted 02.02.2015 | Dr. Phil

More than five years ago, 40-year-old Shannon was found dead in her car at the bottom of a cliff. Highway Patrol initially ruled her death as a tragic...

This Is What I Told My Sons

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

I told them I know they might not like them now, but one day, they'll think girls are pretty cool. And I told them it's important above all to respect those girls.

What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

Jon Helmkamp | Posted 01.23.2015 | Parents
Jon Helmkamp

My daughter is just shy of eight months old, and although she can't talk yet, it sure seems like she has a lot to say.

My Daughter's Heaven

Rob Ashe | Posted 01.12.2015 | Parents
Rob Ashe

She loves the bright sun and the way it feels on her skin. She adores the feel of the breeze on her face. She takes joy in slowly moving her hands through the sand. She breathes in the ocean air the same way I breathe in the smell of freshly-made chococlate chip cookies.

The Worst Times Happen At Our Front Door

Mike Reynolds | Posted 01.09.2015 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

This isn't a story about regret or failure. I raise my voice because I do a lot as a parent, because there's a lot going on. We all have a lot going on. And kids don't listen all the time, nor should they be expected to.

F is for Father and Forgiveness: A Thanksgiving Story

Loren Kleinman | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Loren Kleinman

My father is the type of guy that demanded your attention. He could tell you to f*ck off and inspire you within those same seconds. He held the key to wisdom and business secrets.

My 2-Year-Old Daughter Was Pressured About Body Image And Marriage

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 01.11.2015 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

I will educate my daughter as best as I can. I will raise her to be strong, to fight back, to be herself and be proud of who she is. I will raise her to realize how ignorant a 50-ish man with salt-and-pepper hair can be. Who's with me?

Stop Asking If I Am Going To Try For A Boy

Ariel Chesler | Posted 01.04.2015 | Parents
Ariel Chesler

My 3-year-old daughter has recently started asking me if certain characters in books and cartoons are boys or girls. After answering her questions, I ask her: "Why is that important?" I'm asking you the same thing now.

Feminism Should Not Be Controversial

Tony Posnanski | Posted 01.04.2015 | Women
Tony Posnanski

I have a son. I have a daughter. I want my daughter to have every opportunity my son has. Not more. Not less. Equal.

Being the Primary Caregiver Does Not Mean Being the Favorite Parent

David Lesser | Posted 12.10.2014 | Parents
David Lesser

I get it. I stay home with the kids while my wife works, so when she gets home, she returns the conquering hero. Like I said, I get it. Most of the time, but clearly, not always.

The Unrules to Dating my Daughters

Mike Reynolds | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

I trust that my partner and I raised our daughter to surround herself with good people. She's picked you as one of those people and your role is one of the most important pieces of her life puzzle. To me, that puts you in some pretty exceptional company.

Lessons From Dad

Erin Donovan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Erin Donovan

My dad always spoke in bumper sticker while I was growing up. Time-tested, Irish Catholic-saturated maxims. If you didn't collide with one of his sayings on your own, the universe would impel a situation so it could find you.

10 Things No One Ever Told Me About Having A Daughter

Bret Spears | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Bret Spears

No one ever told me how irrationally crushed I would be the first time my little girl wanted to marry the silly, handsome boy from preschool instead of me.

4 Words All Dads Of Daughters Need To Hear

Jeff Bogle | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

There is nothing in your daughter's timeline that you need to fear. Nothing. The only thing worth fearing as the dad of a daughter is not being there to share in her experiences.

The Lessons My Father Taught Me

Honey Good | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

My father's valuable wisdom is with me every day and has left a lasting imprint in my mind. I honor my father not only around Father's Day, but every day.

Of Dads, Bicycles and Cotton Buds

Mikaela Reyes | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Mikaela Reyes

He didn't tell me it wasn't going to be difficult. He didn't reassure me that I was going to adjust easily. He did not give me the false hope I wanted, but didn't need.

What 53 Hours in a Hospital Teaches You About Your Kid

Rob Sachs | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Rob Sachs

I thought horrible accidents weren't supposed to happen on beautiful weekend mornings. Certainly not when you're less than five feet away from your 6-year-old daughter, who's playing on a tree branch less than two feet off the ground.

The Influential Fathers Behind These Powerful World Leaders

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

The bond between a father and his children is something experienced globally. As these dads show us, the saying "the apple doesn't fall far from the t...

I'm Becoming My Dad, and That's a Good Thing

Bustle | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Bustle

There are girls who grow up to be just like their mothers; I hope I do, too. But I also hope, more than anything, that I turn into my father, too, the man who irritates me to no end, but who inspires me even more.

10 Lessons From Our Quirky, Irreplaceable Dads

Gina DeLapa | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Gina DeLapa

Dads. They're our first heroes. They keep us safe, tell us stories and give us our first piggyback rides. From our earliest moments, dads teach us to laugh, lighten up and toughen up. If we're fortunate, they also teach us about sacrifice and virtue -- a word that means "manly strength."