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Somebody Call Security! My Scarf's In the Laundry!

Somebody Call Security! My Scarf's In the Laundry!

06.17.2014
What is it about this scarf that calms my daughter so? Why does she find such solace in it? Why does one thing call out to a toddler more...
Father's Day, As Marketed

Father's Day, As Marketed

06.17.2014
It's time we take the glory of celebrating Dad on Father's Day and give him equal credit all year long, just like we do moms.
An Art Writer's Ultimate Act Of Contrarianism

An Art Writer's Ultimate Act Of Contrarianism

06.16.2014
A baby is about process, odors, palpability, and living in the moment -- and nothing about the art school culture of presentation, polish...
What 53 Hours in a Hospital Teaches You About Your Kid

What 53 Hours in a Hospital Teaches You About Your Kid

06.16.2014
I thought horrible accidents weren't supposed to happen on beautiful weekend mornings. Certainly not when you're less than five feet away...
My Ordinary Hero

My Ordinary Hero

06.16.2014
My personal hero is my dad, who didn't do what he loved for a living. He gritted his teeth at a job he didn't like so that he could take...
Sarah McLachlan's 'Song For My Father'

Sarah McLachlan's 'Song For My Father'

06.14.2014
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....
Why Adam Sandler May Just Be the Coolest Dad Ever

Why Adam Sandler May Just Be the Coolest Dad Ever

06.13.2014
Adam Sandler is a hands on parent. Just look for him at noon and you won't find him in some swanky La La Land restaurant.
21 Things I Learned Being a Stay-at-Home Dad

21 Things I Learned Being a Stay-at-Home Dad

06.13.2014
I'd always wanted to have children, but I was unprepared for how the news that I would soon be a father would affect me. I immediately...
A Dad's 5 Life Lessons For His Children

A Dad's 5 Life Lessons For His Children

06.13.2014
You taught us so much and it's these lessons that give us direction for who strive to be, gave us the standard in who we looked for in...
How to Exit The House With Children, Option 2

How to Exit The House With Children, Option 2

06.13.2014
Cast: Dan=Dad , O=Son (age 5), T=Daughter (age 3).
Here's One Step To A Happy Marriage

Here's One Step To A Happy Marriage

06.13.2014
I want my home to be the place that is filled with love, support and laughter. So, when the disconnect is weighing heavier than the good...
6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Becoming a Dad

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

06.13.2014
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...
A Father's Day Story: We Adopted Eight Kids in Need After My Parents Fostered 36

A Father's Day Story: We Adopted Eight Kids in Need After My Parents Fostered 36

06.13.2014
If only I could go back and tell that latchkey beer thief in 1969 that one day, he would have 11 children from nine different women, a...
It's Not Too Late To Stop Yelling At Your Kids. Here's How I Know.

It's Not Too Late To Stop Yelling At Your Kids. Here's How I Know.

06.13.2014
As a gift for my dad this Father's Day (an odd gift, I know, but trust me, it's a good one), and as a way to offer hope that it isn't too...