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What You Learn About Being A Dad When You Grow Up Without One

Johnathon Briggs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Parents
Johnathon Briggs

As a journalist, I wrote stories about complete strangers. But as a man, my own story was incomplete. I never knew my dad. That changed on Friday, January 13, 2006.

What You Learn About Being A Dad When You Grow Up Without One

Johnathon Briggs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Parents
Johnathon Briggs

Ten years ago, Friday the Thirteenth proved to be the most extraordinary day of my life. Two days after Christmas in 2005, I set out to answer a seemi...

Women Of All Ages Thank Their Fathers In One Tear-Jerking Video

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.17.2015 | Fifty

While our childhoods can be filled with leisurely days spent with dad, you might find yourself having less and less time for your beloved papa...

Dad Who Did Drugs With Teen Daughter: 'I Felt Closer To Her Partying'

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.24.2015 | Dr. Phil

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Single Dad's Sweet Father-Daughter Dance Gesture Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.27.2015 | Parents

A single dad is getting a lot of attention for his viral Facebook post about an upcoming father-daughter dance. On Tuesday, Jason Garmon share...

Against All Odds, This Paralyzed Dad Walked His Daughter Down The Aisle

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 10.15.2015 | Weddings

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Woman Explains Why She Falsely Accused Her Dad Of Sexual Assault As A Child

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 07.24.2015 | Dr. Phil

 "When I was a teenager, I ran away from home a lot," says Amber, who had a tumultuous relationship with her mom growing up. "One time,...

Dadvocacy

Simon Greer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Simon Greer

I can tell her she is smart, funny and strong at least as often as I tell her she is beautiful. I can admire, respect and always be in her mother -- my wife's -- corner, so Sasha can develop a powerful sense of how she is entitled to be treated by her boyfriend, husband or partner.

Do No Harm

Ann marie Houghtailing | Posted 05.22.2015 | Women
Ann marie Houghtailing

My father had only one goal as a parent: His one goal was to never hit me for any reason and he never did. His primary concern was to do no harm.

Gathering Prey Is John Sandford at His Best

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.01.2015 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

For some unknown reason John Sandford's skills as a writer have been revitalized lately. He has been writing mystery/thrillers forever but with his last few books he has been back as good as he ever was, even at the beginning.

Dear Superman: To My Daddy on His Birthday

Alison Chrun | Posted 06.13.2015 | Parents
Alison Chrun

Your grandson told me recently that he picked me to be his mom before he was born. That boy has more wisdom and truth in his heart than any child I've ever met

69 Days Later

Erin Lucas | Posted 05.30.2015 | Women
Erin Lucas

I never knew that in losing my dad, I would gain a family filled with people who never wished to be a part of it.

What The NICU Taught Me About Fatherhood

Jon Helmkamp | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Jon Helmkamp

While I sat in that room, helplessly waiting for both my wife and my daughter to heal, I learned a lot.

Hear What A Leader Of The White Knights Of The KKK Says About His Biracial Grandson

Posted 03.17.2015 | Dr. Phil

“My dad has called my son a critter, a monster, a creature. He told me I was growing an ape inside of my body,” says 20-year-old Peyton, who has a...

I Laughed When My Father Died

Jaleesa Jones | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Jaleesa Jones

Yet even with the space she gave me, I still felt suffocated. Like I was choking on my father's memory. And I was. My father haunted me long before he died.

5 Steps For Raising A Strong Daughter

Jon Helmkamp | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Jon Helmkamp

Your daughter needs to know that you are there for her -- that you will protect her, do anything for her and will not judge her. Make sure you are cultivating a safe relationship with your daughter so that she knows she can come to you in times of trouble.

4 Things I Want My Future Daughter To Know

Jamison Vann | Posted 05.02.2015 | Parents
Jamison Vann

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 04.26.2015 | 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 04.21.2015 | 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 04.15.2015 | 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 07.30.2015 | 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 07.31.2015 | 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 03.28.2015 | 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 03.25.2015 | 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 03.14.2015 | 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.