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Fathers Day 2011

Franklin Graham: What I Learned From My Father

Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion


Father's Day Tops Mother's Day This Year

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.19.2011 | Technology

Google shared an interesting stat this evening: Father's Day topped Mother's Day in Google searches this year, and that's a first. The announcement...

Father's Day Latkes?

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.19.2011 | Home
Lev Raphael

Even though Father's Day is about six months off from Hannukah, it always makes me think of my taciturn father's potato pancakes.

Clay Weiner's 'Happy Father's Gay' (VIDEO)

Bruce Kluger | Posted 08.19.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Kluger

Here's a remarkable Father's Day video, courtesy of the inventive mind of Clay Weiner. No preamble is needed -- it pretty much speaks for itself. Ha...

WATCH: Maria Bamford On The Joys Of Dysfunctional Family

Posted 08.19.2011 | Comedy

Just in time for Father's Day, Maria Bamford recently did an interview with CNN about her dysfunctional, but lovable family. Apparently, joy-killing i...

Conversations About My Father: Happy Father's Day From NY Rangers Brian Boyle and Brandon Dubinsky

Eric Villency | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York
Eric Villency

Brandon Dubinsky fondly remembers growing up in Alaska, "It was a great ... especially being a hockey player -- it was the best place you could think about growing up."

Google's Necktie For Dads

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.19.2011 | Technology

In the spirit of Father's Day, Google's home page is getting dressy. Google's giving a nod to dads with a special logo on June 19. Googlers will n...

PHOTOS: Best Father's Day Jokes

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

From awkward embarrassment to just-plain-awful embarrassment to downright humiliation, Father's Day memories can stir up emotions you probably haven't...

10 Free -- And Healthy -- Things To Do With Dad Today

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Sometimes the old cliche is true -- the best things in life really are free. And that means Father's Day doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Spe...

Father Knows Best: 50 Twitterers Share Dad’s Best Health Advice

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Some dads have a special knack for offering just the right words of wisdom. And so for our Father's Day healthy gift giveaway, we asked readers to Twe...

Parentless Parents: Remembering Your Dad on Father's Day

Allison Gilbert | Posted 08.19.2011 | Women
Allison Gilbert

Father's Day can be particularly challenging if you've lost your dad. I'm a mom of two young children, and my father passed away when my son, our oldest, was just 18-months-old.

Recognizing The Adults Within Our Children This Father's Day

Douglas LaBier | Posted 08.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

We need to revise the notion that there's an "inner child" within every adult. Consider, in addition, that there's an adult within the child.

A Daughter's Dream of Space (As an Era Comes to a Close)

Margaret Lazarus Dean | Posted 08.19.2011 | Women
Margaret Lazarus Dean

Sometimes people ask me how I grew to love spaceflight. I used to answer that I spent a lot of time at the Smithsonian as a kid. But as time went on, my answer started to reach back one step further.

Passing Along Faith, Father To Son

Rick Hamlin | Posted 08.18.2011 | Religion
Rick Hamlin

This is the first Father's Day that I don't have a father to call or to send a silly card to, but I'll do what he did on Sunday, bellow hymns from a pew.

Peacemaker, Hero, Father: Daniel Ellsberg

Robert Ellsberg | Posted 08.18.2011 | Religion
Robert Ellsberg

Many people regard my father as a hero. And he is my hero as well. But of course his impact and influence in my life go beyond the public story of protests and activism.

Father's Day Gift Ideas: The Mega List

Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Father's Day is upon us, and if you've been slacking off (he always told you not to do that!) and still haven't thought of a gift, check out the list ...

A Swami And His Father

Radhanath Swami | Posted 08.18.2011 | Religion
Radhanath Swami

I realized that a father's love and concern is timeless. All spiritual paths teach us the importance of honoring one's parents.

Father's Day And God As Father

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 08.18.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

I can joyfully remember the best things about my dad on father's day, and know that every good thing in creation gives us a window into the mysterious and majestic heart of the Creator.

Facebooking Frank

Jonathan Schienberg | Posted 08.18.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Schienberg

Facebook struck me as the perfect instrument for a father like mine: a networking tool that provides a non-verbal platform from a safe distance, where the term "friend" is used loosely, and a derelict dad can be accepted into my virtual world.

On Father's Day, Rediscovering My Quiet Hero

Rita Cosby | Posted 08.18.2011 | Books
Rita Cosby

This Father's Day I am so proud to know of my own father's brave history and to finally have a loving dad who feels emotionally connected and most especially free after sharing his dark secrets from his past.

5 Great Gifts For Dads With Memory Loss

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Some people struggle with celebrating Father's Day once their dad begins suffering the effects of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of memory loss. However, the day can still be meaningful for both your dad and the whole family.

PHOTOS Father's Day 2011: 6 Word Memoirs On The Dad Life

Larry Smith | Posted 08.18.2011 | Books
Larry Smith

When my son was born five months ago, I was overcome by emotions and overwhelmed by the job in front of me.

A Father's Day Gift: Celebrating Working Dads

Jeff Levick | Posted 08.18.2011 | Business
Jeff Levick

On this Father's Day, while we still have a long way to go to catch up with our working mother counterparts, I'd like to celebrate the working fathers for their hard work and for trying to do it all.

Father's Day Gifts For The Stressed Out Dad

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Stress has become a national health epidemic -- according to the American Psychological Association, more than half of working adults are worried abou...

Readers Share Memories Of Books Given To Them By Their Fathers | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books

When I was young, I wanted desperately to be an athlete. I was not the fastest or the strongest kid on the block, but that didn't stop me from trying ...