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.
In our interviews with over 1,200 of the oldest Americans in the Legacy Project, we asked them in detail for their advice about parenting. In our hectic and driven society, parents look endlessly for programs, gimmicks and therapies to improve their relationships with children. But what do the elders say?
Fathers. Fathers are complicated. Their role in society is just as laden with stereotypes and expectations as mothers. Which can make Father's Day a l...
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?
Four years have passed, and my Dad and I still haven't talked about our time in Vietnam. I can't bring myself to look him in the eye and bring up about what could have happened that night.
It's a tough time to be a dad. Let's give give dads what they really need -- a loud collective voice that says fatherhood matters.
Many ties, mugs, tools, and electronics will be given to Dads this year for Father's Day. All fine gifts, but since people are calling 2012 "The Year of Dad," we thought we would ask for something more meaningful than the latest universal remote.
Beside the basic kindness and generosity that you'd look for in a husband and the more superficial attraction, it's impossible to know who will rise and who will sink like a stone when adversity moves in for a long stay.
Here's a quick quiz for dads with preschoolers...
I learned a lot about my Dad's work whenever we went to the hardware store, which was just about every Saturday.
Evidently, lots of manly stuff needs to be learned and imparted. How to throw a punch, make bets at a crap table, skin a moose,unhook a bra with one hand. But one important skill is missing from every list I checked: How to participate in democracy.
In honor of Father's Day, I spoke to Mark Shriver, senior vice president of Save the Children in Washington D.C. and author of the new memoir A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, about parenting and advocacy -- and how both make our world a better place.
Mr. Mazarriello reached beyond the stereotypical portrayals of American fatherhood and seized an opportunity for his sons to teach themselves about something more important than sports or toys.
The Obama daughters' role in influencing their dad, the president, to support gay marriage speaks to a generational divide that is closing.
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.
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.