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Riding in Cars With Boys

Riding in Cars With Boys

06.13.2014
It felt like many a night I'd spent previously, eager with anticipation for the music, the fellowship, the likely accompanying drug experience...
What Makes a Father?

What Makes a Father?

06.13.2014
He put furniture together, fixed my leaky toilet, helped me shop for cars, gave me rides to the airport, slipped me money, mowed my lawn,...
4 Lessons My Father Failed To Teach Me -- And What I Learned Instead

4 Lessons My Father Failed To Teach Me -- And What I Learned Instead

06.13.2014
Despite the things he may have wanted for me -- degrees in lucrative fields, season tickets to the Yankees, a swinging bachelor lifestyle...
What My Father Taught Me About Forging My Own Path

What My Father Taught Me About Forging My Own Path

06.13.2014
It is always more rewarding to be good at something hard than to be good at something you already know.
Yes, Dads Really Can Handle It

Yes, Dads Really Can Handle It

06.13.2014
Why is it that people automatically think that men are unable to care for their kids while the mom is away for a few days?
The Evolving Role Of The Modern Day Father

The Evolving Role Of The Modern Day Father

06.13.2014
While the work-life balancing act remains difficult for working couples -- more and more dads are committed to finding a way to make it...
The One Thing That Would Help New Dads Become Better Fathers

The One Thing That Would Help New Dads Become Better Fathers

06.12.2014
It's simple, really. There's one thing that would help new dads become better fathers: Paternity Leave.
Father's Day When You Have a Bad Dad

Father's Day When You Have a Bad Dad

06.12.2014
To "honor" our father, at the very least, is to treat him with common decency and dignity. In the rabbinic tradition this is the bare minimum...
What I Learned From My Dad

What I Learned From My Dad

06.12.2014
His slight inaccessibility was probably a big part of what made my sister and me adore him as he did. He was good-looking, smart, talented...
My Dad Is Always Right, Despite What My Mother Says

My Dad Is Always Right, Despite What My Mother Says

06.12.2014
When I was a baby, my mom had a well-deserved night out with friends. Upon my mother's return, she found me fast asleep in a diaper held...
The Day I Saved My Father's Life

The Day I Saved My Father's Life

06.12.2014
Other than learning the basics, which included how to shave, tie a tie, how to ride a bike and how to properly throw a punch, I learned...
Life Lessons I Learned From Dad

Life Lessons I Learned From Dad

06.12.2014
Looking back, I know I wasn't the easiest girl in the world to raise. Smashed cars (Dad's beloved Mustang convertible), changed report...
Life Lessons I Learned From my Dad

Life Lessons I Learned From my Dad

06.12.2014
I was a mama's girl growing up and thought every attribute of my personhood was a direct result of her influence. Now that she has been...
Celebrating All of the Dads With Special Needs Children

Celebrating All of the Dads With Special Needs Children

06.12.2014
I recall feeling envious of his ability to just be one with her. We were both first-time parents with very little experience with babies....