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Fathers Day 2012

10 Creative, Cheap And Eco-Friendly Father's Day Ideas

Posted 06.16.2012 | Green

Father's Day is coming up on Sunday, June 17th. While buying Dad a gift is something you can look forward to, take some time to think about the enviro...

How Dad Made Me See the Whole Package

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 08.15.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

I learned a lot about my Dad's work whenever we went to the hardware store, which was just about every Saturday.


Posted 06.15.2012 | Celebrity

Because the tabloids never let us forget it, tense father-child relationships abound in Hollywood, where Father's Day can be celebrated in a variety o...

A Father's Day May Be About Mom as Well

Laura Stepp | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Laura Stepp

I believe that sometimes we pay too much attention to the structure of what used to be the traditional family unit, and not enough to the relationship that can grow between father and child no matter what the living arrangement is.

The Perfect Father's Day Out in L.A.

Broke Girls Guide | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Broke Girls Guide

You once more have yet to come up with a special way to treat Dad on his special day. We're here to show you three unique ways to make him think you've been planning something for weeks.

PHOTOS: A Father's Day Ode To The City's Gay Dads

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.17.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- During 2011's heated mayoral race, an unusual campaign ad flickered across San Francisco television screens. The 30-second video, ...

(Almost) Everything I Need to Know About Business, I Learned From My Dad

Julia Hu | Posted 08.15.2012 | Small Business
Julia Hu

On Father's Day, and every day, I thank my dad for all he taught me, and all of the opportunities that he provided me. But as I run my business -- something that would probably surprise my childhood self -- I also often find myself asking, "What would dad do?"

'Supor Dad'

Sharon Shattuck | Posted 08.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Sharon Shattuck

He cared for me and my sister every day while my mom was at work. He encouraged us to be assertive and fearless tree climbers and communicators. And he taught us to be open-minded and accepting of others, because Dad was also transgender.

Faith And Fatherhood: How Does Spirituality Affect Your Parenting?

Gina Ryder | Posted 06.15.2012 | Religion

It’s common for sons and daughters to express their love and gratitude to their dads on Father’s Day. Yet here at HuffPost Religion, we wanted to ...

Obamas Spar Over Father's Day

AP | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says his wife told him to knock it off for calling Father's Day a "forgotten holiday." Obama ate lunch with four...

On Laugh Support: Father's Day at Forest Lawn

Dawn Moore | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Dawn Moore

I rose to my feet and thought, "Well, that was kinda nice. Maybe I should do it more often." I know I won't, but maybe I'll start bringing my out-of-town friends. And make sure they have a camera.

PHOTOS: New Celebrity Dads 2012

Posted 06.15.2012 | Celebrity

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. While Sunday is a special day for families across the country, this weekend also marks a milestone for m...

Forty Years Of Life Lessons From My Father

Dave Hagler | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Dave Hagler

I didn't realize it at the time, but I learned many valuable lessons from my dad. On this Fathers Day, I reflect back on what I learned.

8 Heartbreaking Things Sons And Daughters Wish They’d Told Their Dads

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 08.15.2012 | Divorce
Kevin A. Hansen

For Father's Day, I have scoured and chosen eight of the most heartfelt and heartbreaking "Dear Dad" secret regrets from divorced households.

The Funniest Father's Day Someecards

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.15.2012 | Comedy

Ah, Father's Day. A day to celebrate all dads, new and old, across the country with gifts, food and, most importantly, unlimited TV and couch access. ...

The 10 Brands That Dads Love

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.15.2012 | Business

What do dads look for in a brand? Well, chocolate not melting in their hands for one. M&M’s counts among the top three best-perceived brands amon...

Funny Father's Day Quotes From Comedians

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2013 | Comedy

Everyone's dad is a little quirky in one way or another, and we're plenty thankful for that because it provides some amazing material for comedy. It's...

The Dailiness of Life

Ellie Monahan | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact
Ellie Monahan

So while I won't be able to celebrate Father's Day with a card for my Dad, a tie he may never wear or a hamburger he's grilled, I will think of him this Sunday. And I will be thinking of dads everywhere, knowing my father's death has saved perhaps more than a few lives.

Our 6 Favorite Celebrity Single Dads

Posted 06.14.2012 | Divorce

With Father's Day fast approaching, we thought we'd take a moment to applaud some of Hollywood's best single dads. Click through the slideshow bel...

Happy Father's Day To My Kids' Granddad (AKA Donald Duck?)

Liz Wallace | Posted 08.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Liz Wallace

As Father's Day approaches, I can't help but find myself thinking about the fathers in my life (I have one father, one stepfather, one father-in-law, and maybe one ex-stepfather out there somewhere), and the fact that my children, as the products of a lesbian family, don't have a dad.

Colognes To Match Your Dad's Personality

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

When it comes to shopping for Father's Day gifts, my first stop is the fragrances section of the department store. Surrounded by tons of other frantic...

Father's Day: What We Learned at Dad's Knee

Marlo Thomas | Posted 08.14.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

We've compiled a slideshow of some other celebrated dads, along with the children who followed in their footsteps. I can't think of a better way to honor Father's Day. I hope you enjoy it.

What Your Father's Day Gift REALLY Says

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy

Father's Day is right around the corner, and just like most people, you may still be looking for that perfect gift to get your dad. Before you finaliz...

Father's Day Gift Guide

Catherine Moellering | Posted 08.13.2012 | Style
Catherine Moellering

My dad is the man I admire most in the world. He taught me how to treat everyone with respect, to always root for the underdog, and to throw a mean spiral. He also taught me that Father's Day presents don't have to be complicated.

PHOTOS: See The Stylish Dads Of HuffPost!

The Huffington Post | Erica Cheung & Jessica Misener | Posted 06.17.2012 | Style

Father's Day 2012 is on June 17th, and as we salute the dads who raised us, we decided to look back at the highlights -- and some very lowlights -- o...