Men are often viewed as the breadwinners and household money managers, but not many people can say their dad is a bona fide personal finance expert. Rachel Cruze, however, is one of the few people who can.
With the gradual acceptance of gay and lesbian couples and the enactment of more and more laws permitting same-sex marriages, are we beginning to see the breakdown of the role of both mothers and fathers in the lives of the family?
This Father's Day, I can finally say that I am at peace with Dad. Thanks to two friends -- angels on Earth really -- one of whom, was a complete stranger who helped me let go of the unsettled business I had with pops.
In a loving tribute to her dad, singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan's new album Shine On was largely inspired by the passing of her father. The result is an emotional, heartfelt mix of photos and quotes set to Sarah's acoustic version of the song about her dad Jack, who you see at the end of the video.
My father taught me many lessons. One that still resonates true today is, "Be an engine, not a caboose." Lead the train down the track; don't follow it. It's funny how a few words you hear as a child echo inside you decades later.
It wasn't like I didn't already know. My birthday had come and gone with the absence of his card, addressed as he always had, "to my one and only." T...
The greatest lesson of my father's life was to live a life of limited regrets. To be what we are and to become what we are capable of becoming is the noblest end in life. Our challenge is to become useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
For Father's Day, we're taking a peek at the man caves of famous athletes who are also fathers. When you're a sports star and a dad, a man cave is a must-have.
You don't have to be a biological parent to provide the wealth of benefits a male brings to a fatherless home. What's more, serving as a positive role model will likely give you at least as much satisfaction as it does the child you mentor if not more.
I may be my umma's daughter, but I am a complete appa's girl. In him, I see pride, passion and perseverance. He's well-rounded -- giving back to the community by volunteering through church, golf, music. He's always there -- despite being two oceans away.
Why bother with a Father's Day column when I can actually share my real dad with you? Live on tape. Friday we appeared together on a Father's Day segment for HuffPost Live, shot via webcam from my parents home in Clinton, SC.
For my father especially -- smart, good-looking and adept at playing monopoly and poker, which is what inhabitants of the Junction engaged in during those long desert nights -- life on the frontier was full of romance.
For me seeing my kids celebrate Daddy is more than just a fun day in June. It's proof of an awesome monumental shift in my own life that started with my father righting a wrong.
Speaking as a guy and a father, here's a bit of advice: Don't give Dad a gift he would store in a top dresser drawer. Any of the following gifts will be appreciated by that special dad in your family and you just might benefit, too.
Essentially, a father's job is to love, educate and support their children. Beyond that, the role can become a bit murky, with dads taking a backseat when it comes to parenthood.
Over my dead body was my son going to suffer like this without my putting up a fight that I didn't know that I was capable of waging.