It's one thing to be a single mother by choice. It arrives with a positive narrative to tell your child. It's a whole other everything to have single motherhood thrust upon you -- because the father has unconscionably chosen to abandon his child.
Five years ago, I made a New Year's resolution to do something I had long intended to do -- write a family history, deeply personal, for our children, Michael and Caroline, then 24 and 19.
As Father's Day approaches, I want to pay tribute to all the fathers who share the hopes and dreams of their wives and daughters and, in so doing, help drive development.
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There are only two things that I can promise my daughter without fail. I can promise her love, and the truth. One of these is much, much easier to give her with any real consistency. But both are key to being the best father I can be to her.
In parenting there is no clear victory, but as long as you're fully invested in your children and trying your best, you will be at peace with yourself no matter how long -- or short -- your children are in this world.
My dad taught me more than any other person in my life, even though we lived in separate families, spent more time apart than together, had plenty of arguments and didn't really find peace until I was an adult.
When kids are loved, they don't forget it. If we show up for our kids, they'll show up for us -- especially when we need them most. That's what my daughter did for me.
Being a dad is a complex job; a dad is a friend, provider, super-hero, handy-man and shoulder to lean on. For Father's Day, sons and daughters share t...
When words aren't enough to tell the father in your life how much he means to you, you can say it with a homemade gift from the heart. For Father's Da...
One of the things you don't realize is that you really don't understand the meaning of fear until you have children.
Dads are always there for their girls when they need them most, so it's only fitting that they share a special dance on their wedding day. Whether it'...
Babies don't come out asking for the car keys and looking at colleges. You have time to learn and time to make mistakes.
If I were granted one holiday wish, it would be that my father were still alive, so he could meet his precious grandchildren. I know he would have been the best grandpa. Here are some sweet memories of my dad that warm my heart.
Each day dads are investing money, time and skills in their own kids and the community as a whole, making them a paradigm of philanthropy. So why not honor your dad for the positive impact he is making in your life and the lives of those around you by giving back?
I thank Edward Snowden for again showing us the power one individual can have on this planet of more than 7 billion people. An awesome reminder of the strength in numbers -- the number one. You.