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Things We Won't Tell Your Mother

Things We Won't Tell Your Mother

Andy Bellin  11.12.2014
For the most part, we are a very happy family. But I realized then that my fear of doing some indelible future damage to my boys had put...
A Working Father's Response

A Working Father's Response

Thomas E. Perez  11.12.2014
So much has changed in recent decades -- the influx of women into the workforce, modernizing gender roles, new family structures -- and...
In Defense Of The Older Parent

In Defense Of The Older Parent

Dan Szczesny  11.11.2014
I'm not a young man. I have 20 years of experience, education and hard knocks behind me. I paid my dues and now my kids will benefit because...
31 Candid Photos That Sum Up What Fatherhood Looks Like

31 Candid Photos That Sum Up What Fatherhood Looks Like

Caroline Bologna  11.11.2014
Sometimes parenthood means taking one for the team. Like when you bring home a new toy for the kids, but it comes in 12,686 pieces. So,...
How Saying 'She's Out Of My League' Hurt My Marriage

How Saying 'She's Out Of My League' Hurt My Marriage

Aaron Gouveia  11.10.2014
It became my go-to response and elicited laughs every time. Unfortunately, it stopped being a joke when, somewhere along the line, it became...
Matt Lauer Is My Hero By Not Shaving

Matt Lauer Is My Hero By Not Shaving

Jack Anderson  11.10.2014
Here comes Mr. Lauer back into my life again, this time fighting the good fight against cancer for guys everywhere. So, fellas, let's all...
When No News Is Good News

When No News Is Good News

Rachael Clarke  11. 7.2014
To those who ask, it may seem we have no news to share when my daughter is still a toddler. When there is no swell of my belly, no notable...
It's Time To Retire The ‘Dumb Dad' Joke Once And For All

It's Time To Retire The ‘Dumb Dad' Joke Once And For All

Mike Cruse  11. 7.2014
If we continue to push these kinds of messages -- specifically, the message that dad is less than mom -- and just write them off as jokes,...
The Problem With Covenant Marriages and Fault-Based Divorce

The Problem With Covenant Marriages and Fault-Based Divorce

Mark Baer  11. 6.2014
On October 30, 2014, I was contacted by a reporter, who asked if I could explain the Arkansas "covenant marriage" law to them. Among other...
Why I Won't Let My Son Play Football

Why I Won't Let My Son Play Football

Mike Julianelle  11. 6.2014
I want my son to enjoy watching the game. But only watching it. Because I don't plan to let him play. As the evidence of football's health...
Dad's Ultimate Bedtime Routine

Dad's Ultimate Bedtime Routine

Chris B. Miller  11. 5.2014
Make them the best sundae they've ever had. Start with warm donuts, topped with ice cream, topped that with marshmallows, chocolate sauce...
NICU Parents, I See You

NICU Parents, I See You

Jodi Dolezel  11. 5.2014
Having a medically fragile child is difficult, and you may feel alone, isolated, or invisible. But today, I want you to know that you are...
The Sexist Case For Vaccinating My Daughter

The Sexist Case For Vaccinating My Daughter

Jeff Bogle  11. 4.2014
My silence was deafening, to me at least. Do my girls have a dad who won't stand up to crap like that from archaic people who still believe...
Stop Asking If I Am Going To Try For A Boy

Stop Asking If I Am Going To Try For A Boy

Ariel Chesler  11. 4.2014
My 3-year-old daughter has recently started asking me if certain characters in books and cartoons are boys or girls. After answering her...