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What I Learned From My Dad About Being a Father

What I Learned From My Dad About Being a Father

06.10.2014
As I continue on this journey called fatherhood and second-guess myself about what I am doing or not doing, I will do my best to fall back...
We Need to Start Giving Stay-at-Home Dads More Credit

We Need to Start Giving Stay-at-Home Dads More Credit

06.10.2014
Involved fatherhood is and should be considered completely normal. Yet, until very recently, involved dads have been alternately ignored...
Dear Dad, Happy Father's Day: A Gift From Your Gay Son

Dear Dad, Happy Father's Day: A Gift From Your Gay Son

06.10.2014
So I'm curious, Dad. If we could find peace over our differences about my homosexuality, what might be different in our relationship? How...
What Father's Day Means When You Never Had A Father

What Father's Day Means When You Never Had A Father

06.10.2014
I hated Father's Day until I had my own children.
Father's Day Lessons From My Father, The Cancer Patient

Father's Day Lessons From My Father, The Cancer Patient

06. 9.2014
My father is no longer the man who raised me, but he still teaches an astounding series of lessons that I try to pass along to my daughters...
5 Things I Can't Do With My Dad On Father's Day, But Wish I Could

5 Things I Can't Do With My Dad On Father's Day, But Wish I Could

06. 9.2014
I know I'm an adult, but I wouldn't object to one more bedtime story.
How I Forgave My Father -- and Why Everyone Should

How I Forgave My Father -- and Why Everyone Should

06. 6.2014
As much as I had longed for an apology from my father for all of those years, I had never really thought it was possible. But by finding...
Daddyless Daughters: 7 Steps to Becoming Whole

Daddyless Daughters: 7 Steps to Becoming Whole

06. 6.2014
Mothers have a profound impact on your emotional life but fathers have the deepest impact on your identity. He is the one who holds/held...
My Kids Drive Me Crazy

My Kids Drive Me Crazy

06. 5.2014
Have to go to the bathroom? When you do finally make it there, just be prepared to have company or, if you are bold enough to lock the...
7 Ways Our Week-Old Baby Needs To Clean Up Her Act

7 Ways Our Week-Old Baby Needs To Clean Up Her Act

06. 5.2014
Aspen: I know that you are new to this family. You've only been with us one week. But frankly, there are a few things that need to change...
Why My Father Didn't Need Parenting Books

Why My Father Didn't Need Parenting Books

06. 5.2014
I wanted to become the kind of father who would earn my children's love and respect, as he had earned mine. The rest, as it is said, is...
Being a Dad Means Working Without a Script

Being a Dad Means Working Without a Script

06. 5.2014
Fatherhood is full of unscripted moments like these. To excel at it, or at least to keep our heads above water, we dads must be nimble...
My Dad's Greatest Hits

My Dad's Greatest Hits

06. 5.2014
As a hormonal, hairier-than-most Greek girl in my early teens, I often referred to my dad as a "broken record." If I tried to tell MY teenager...
Fathering Minds: 7 Books for Dad's Shelf

Fathering Minds: 7 Books for Dad's Shelf

06. 4.2014
My favorite fatherhood books are a compass at the end of a frenzied day. These seven works of literary nonfiction situate me in the fellowship...