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Fathers Day 2012

My Most Treasured Memory Of My Father

Risa Nye | Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty
Risa Nye

Even when my dad's body started falling apart at age 81, grooming was important to him. With a close shave and combed hair, he felt a little like his old self, even though he knew the old self was never coming back.

WATCH: Kimmel Fans Spray Their Dad With A Hose

Posted 08.18.2012 | Comedy

Last Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel threw the gauntlet for his latest YouTube Challenge. In honor of Father's Day, he asked viewers to pull a little prank on...

Iowa Dads Speak Out for Equality

Matty Smith | Posted 08.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Matty Smith

Here in Iowa, we know that our dads are the best. Check out these ten proud fathers as they talk about the joys of fatherhood and their vision for a future that includes equality for all families.

The Funniest Father's Day Tweets

Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy

Almost as much of a tradition of neckties and golf on Father's Day is corny jokes to honor dear old Pops. Here are some of the funniest jokes from Twi...

The Most Awesome Dads Of 2012

Posted 06.18.2012 | Good News

The year 2012 has been good to dads. Over the last six months, we've featured some great papas here at The Huffington Post. We've written stories abou...

Kim, Kourtney & Khloe Wish Stepdad Bruce Happy Father's Day

CELEBUZZ! | Posted 06.17.2012 | Celebrity

There’s no family quite like the Kardashians. On Sunday, Kim, 31, and Kourtney, 33, and Khloe, 27, took time out wish their stepdad, Bruce Jenner...

Grill Recipes For Dads Culled From Popular Chicago Chefs

Posted 06.18.2012 | Chicago

There's no question that Americans--and Chicagoans especially--love throwing meat on a grill this season. And for many of the dads of this city, it's ...

Green Lessons From Our Dads

Posted 06.09.2014 | Green

From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni: Children learn troves of life-lessons from their fathers, from the importance of hard work and honesty to the value o...

First Dads Share Spotlight With Political Kids

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

Father's Day is a big deal, even if you're the President of the United States. Obama recently called Father's Day a "forgotten holiday," noting tha...

The Ultimate Father's Day Gift

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 08.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Cooper Smith Koch

Earlier this year, we were approached by representatives from JCPenney about our family being part of their Father's Day catalog celebrating the diversity of real-life dads. Little did we know that it would create the media frenzy that it has -- and a tidal wave of love and support.

My Father, Myself

William Dameron | Posted 08.17.2012 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

For 20 years I did what my father could not. I stayed married and never had an affair. Blessed with two daughters, I lavished them with affection. It was all going according to plan. But as time wore on, my word quota began to be met, until there was nothing left to say but "I'm gay."

The Financial Wisdom of Our Fathers: A Father's Day Tribute

InvestingAnswers | Posted 08.17.2012 | Money

In honor of Father's Day, we asked some experts from the personal finance community to share with us the financial wisdom that their fathers shared with them.

Honoring 5 Hero Dads Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

Posted 06.17.2012 | Impact

The instant a dad holds his child for the first time, he instinctively becomes a protector –- the hero who will do whatever it takes to safeguard th...

Lessons We Learned From Dad

Posted 06.17.2012 | Latino Voices

A nuestros queridos padres, Today we start celebrating Father's Day by paying homage to our Latino dads, those eternally charming and charismatic m...

17 TV Dads Who Make Us Grateful For Ours

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 06.13.2013 | TV

It's the time of year to celebrate fathers all over the world ... even the fictional ones on our TV screens. But when HuffPost TV took a look at so...

Happy Father's Day! A Celebration Of Your Fit Dads

Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Fathers get a lot of flack for being lazy, couch-dwelling beer guzzlers, but the truth is that dear old dad is very often the family instigator of phy...

A Father's Day Steak

Rozanne Gold | Posted 08.16.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

My Reddened Rib Eye with Pimiento Cheese is the perfect steak for Father's Day. The magical rub, made from sweet paprika, smoked paprika and sumac, make a ruddy crust that lights up your taste buds with sweet, sour, salty, smokey notes.

When Chefs Become Dads

Allison Adato | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Allison Adato

For those trying to eat healthfully or lose weight, dining with children can be a challenge -- even for top food pros. In the best-case scenario, however, having a child helps you eat better than you did before.

Father's Day Gift Guide 2012

Eric Villency | Posted 06.16.2012 | Style
Eric Villency

Here are some things off the beaten path that have universal guy appeal... In short, the gifts Dads really want and why we love them...

Big Daddy Awards

Michael Burg | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Burg

I don't have kids and my own father died several years ago, so how do I spend my Father's Day weekend? I watch the U.S. Open without guilt, I won't stand in line for a Father's Day Brunch, and oh, I'll think about cancer.

Mark Your Calendars! Sunday, June 24 is Boydad Day

Christina Pesoli | Posted 08.16.2012 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

There isn't any day set aside to honor men like Clint. Because Clint isn't Hannah's dad -- or even her stepdad. Clint is my boyfriend. But the role he plays in Hannah's life is so much more than that title implies.

The Best Poems For Father's Day

Posted 06.16.2012 | Home

If you're having trouble coming up with the right words this Father's Day, let these expert wordsmiths lend theirs. We've compiled some of the most ho...

The Father I Want To Be

Dave | Posted 08.16.2012 | Gay Voices

Is there any harm in raising kids who treat gay people with respect? If our son turns out to be straight, there is still a very good chance he will have a gay classmate or a young gay neighbor. Do we want him to ridicule this child or sit by and watch others do it?

WATCH: Samberg, Sandler & Fallon's Father's Day Song

Posted 08.16.2012 | Comedy

Adam Sandler may have stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Friday to talk about his new movie "That's My Boy," but he ended up doing a little mor...

The Funniest Dads In TV And Movies

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy

If there's one thing that is ever-present throughout the history of television and movies, it's funny father figures. With the likes of Cliff Huxtable...