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'It Takes A Man To Teach A Boy To Be A Man'

John A. Tures | Posted 06.21.2015 | Parents
John A. Tures

I'd like to say it was at a younger age when I really appreciated my father. But sadly, it really didn't occur until college. Because that's when I found out how much he means to me.

9 Newborn Photos With A Creative Twist

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents

Johannesburg dad Marc Kornberger has some truly imaginative ideas when it comes to newborn photography. When his son Aidan was just 3-months-old, t...

Mom-To-Be Surprises Husband With Beer And Baby News At The Same Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2015 | Parents

"What is this? 'Daddy's beer?' ... "Ohhhhh." So began the next stage of Jordan and Kelsey Cocklin's life together. The Nashville, Tennessee, couple...

10 Simple Things Made Difficult By Having A Baby

Jon Helmkamp | Posted 05.16.2015 | Parents
Jon Helmkamp

Leaving the house has become a production. Shoes. Diaper bag. Diapers and wipes in the diaper bag. Blanket. Toys if needed. Jacket. Baby food. Wallet. Keys. Phone. My brain. There was once a time where I could just grab my keys and go. Those days are no more.

This Is What Happens When 3 Dads Decide To Find Out What Pregnancy Is Really Like

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents

Feel like giving pregnancy a try, guys? This trio certainly did. Jason Bramley, Steve Hanson and Jonny Biggins are wearing fake pregnant bellies ...

When Dads Lean Back, the Benefits Pile Up

Nanette Fondas | Posted 04.13.2015 | Parents
Nanette Fondas

Lean back, dads. You might be surprised by how comfortable it feels. When a dad spends more time involved with his children, virtually everyone in his life feels better.

The Single Worst Part of Becoming a Parent

The Next Family | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
The Next Family

I know that it's good for us to be apart. I know she thrives when socializing with other kids and developing relationships with family and close friends. But I feel horrible for abandoning her, and wonder if she internalizes it as "mama cares about something else more than me."

What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

Jon Helmkamp | Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents
Jon Helmkamp

My daughter is just shy of eight months old, and although she can't talk yet, it sure seems like she has a lot to say.

5 Reasons I Love My Husband More After Having A Baby

Becky Schroeder | Posted 11.05.2014 | Parents
Becky Schroeder

I had faith he would do his best to adapt to the steep learning curve of parenthood, but it wasn't until I actually saw my husband in action (starting in the delivery room) that I knew I was going to love him more now that we had a baby.

21 Oft-Overlooked, Must-Have Items for Your Baby Registry

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents

You're standing in the store, scan gun ready to go and then it hits you: you actually have no idea what you really need to put on your registry for ba...

How To Keep Your Children Safe from Injury? Focus On What You Can Control

Brian Beltz | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Brian Beltz

As parents, we play a vital role in keeping our children safe from harm and it is our duty to take whatever steps are necessary to do so.

29 Essential Pieces Of Advice For A New Dad

Mike Heenan | Posted 09.20.2014 | Parents
Mike Heenan

You are not going to parent the right way. Nobody does. Parent your way. Ignore the advice you don't like, because if you think the way that somebody parents is crazy, they think the same about you.

6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Becoming a Dad

KnowMore TV | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
KnowMore TV

When you become a parent (or more precisely, when you find out you're going to be a parent), you get barraged with more advice than you know what to do with -- or want.

What It's Like To Become A Brand New Dad, In Photos

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 06.02.2014 | Parents

It's hard to put into words what becoming a brand new parent really feels like. So The Book Of Everyone, a personalized book-making website, set out t...

New Parenthood Is A Messy Challenge. This Ad Shows Why It Is Also A Time Of Sheer Delight.

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

There are two ways to look at the early days of parenthood. In one scenario, ages 0 - 4 are like one long practical joke. Babies come with too...

WATCH: 'I Forgave My Dad ... To Become A Good Dad Now'

Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Black Voices

Can the cycle of fatherless children be stopped? With Jay-Z's 12th album bringing to light the challenges of parenting never having had a father figur...

9 Things I Want New Dads To Know

Chris VanDijk | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Chris VanDijk

Babies don't come out asking for the car keys and looking at colleges. You have time to learn and time to make mistakes.

Study Reveals When Men Feel The Most Attractive

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents

For Father's Day, we collected dads' first photos with their newborns accompanied by quotes of how each of them felt at the time. "Happy," "excited" a...

The Diaper Challenge I Think Every New Dad Should Try

Gary Karton | Posted 04.29.2013 | Parents
Gary Karton

Was my wife, Dixie, helping me or suckering me? It's a debate that still goes on to this day, but regardless of the answer, I stand behind the following advice for every new dad: Change every diaper.

8 Rules for Naming Your Future Child

Conor Grennan | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Conor Grennan

I've been through The Child Naming Process. When you get to this point in your life, my future-parent friends, you have just wandered into one hell of a minefield. To spare you from the disaster that awaits, I'm going to share 8 Rules for Naming Your Future Child. Ignore them at your peril.

What New Dads Need to Know About Paternity Leave

Marva Soogrim | Posted 09.15.2012 | Parents
Marva Soogrim

It's not just mothers who are taking a leave from work once their baby arrives.

23 Things I Think New Parents Should Know

Melissa Sher | Posted 04.23.2013 | Parents
Melissa Sher

The more time and effort put into decorating a nursery, the more likely that the baby will sleep in your room.

Today's Dad: A Portrait In Data

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

What is the measure of a man? At this time of year, every group with a clip board and a calculator (okay, a keyboard and a data processing program) is digging in to measure men -- fathers in particular -- just in time for their big day.

My Utter Meltdown Before Baby

Michael Ian Black | Posted 04.29.2012 | Parents
Michael Ian Black

In preparation for the baby's arrival, I decide I need a new desk. No doubt this is due to a natural biological impulse common among expectant parents to start nesting.

A Yawner: New Dads Are Tired

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2012 | Parents
Ann Brenoff

To hear that scientific research has determined that new dads are tired reminds me of the scientific team that studied navel fluff. Poor sleepy dears. Babies are keeping them awake at night? Welcome to our world, papas.