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Single Fathers

In Praise Of Involved Fathers

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

All the chatter about fathers not being involved in their children's lives sometimes confuses those of us who had the privilege of raising our children by ourselves. We wouldn't have had it any other way, so it is difficult to comprehend why any father would not want to be involved.

Are Single Parents All Created Equal?

Stacey Freeman | Posted 05.14.2015 | Divorce
Stacey Freeman

Not all single parents are created equal. Some of us have it easier than others, and in different ways. Some of us have it more difficult, and in different ways. We can debate until we are blue in the face what constitutes those "better" or "worse" situations.

How Dating Changes As You Get Older

Sheila Blagg | Posted 06.23.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

The type of mate you're looking for in your 30s is probably different than your ideal partner in your 20s. While these exact details will vary from person to person, generally, older daters will have a clearer picture of their ideal mate while younger daters have a more ambiguous picture.

Why The Public Debate About Caregiving Needs To Include Men

Joe Seldner | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

None of the men I know who 'do it all' are in this for the props. What would be nice once in awhile is for the public debate about caregiving to include males. The work men do raising children is every bit as demanding as when women do it.

Widower Says His Baby Quadruplets Give Him 'Four Reasons To Live'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.18.2015 | Parents

After struggling to conceive for years, Carlos and Erica Morales were overjoyed (albeit a bit overwhelmed) to learn that they were expecting quadruple...

When Co-Parenting Is A Necessary Evil

Tara Fass | Posted 03.01.2015 | Divorce
Tara Fass

Putting the financial and care-taking assistance on the back burner for a moment, the impulse to reach out to share your news and the experience of parenting is part of what it means to be human. You can't avoid it.

Antonia Blumberg

Single Dad Of 5 Can't Afford Christmas Presents This Year, But Has Lots Of Love To Go Around | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.05.2015 | Religion

Robert Juarez wakes up at 4:30 a.m. three days a week to run. It's the only downtime the father of five has for himself, to help him focus before navi...

6 Reasons Your Online Dating Profile Simply Isn't Working

Sheila Blagg | Posted 02.09.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

You've been on your dating site of choice for weeks without much attention at all. You haven't seen anywhere near the volume you were expecting -- or hoping for. There's nothing wrong with you. But there might be something wrong with your dating profile.

Does Age Make a Difference in a Relationship?

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.19.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Age appropriateness is a frequent consideration of potential dating partners. In most cases, people will claim to prefer a partner close to his/her age, but in practical applications this isn't always possible.

6 Texts to Avoid in a New Relationship

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.10.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

While it's important to be yourself in a relationship, you should also avoid making a bad impression or offending your potential partner with these six negative texts...

THIS Is America's Largest Ignored Minority Group

Joe Seldner | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

They -- we -- aren't seen as a legitimate minority group because there's no visible or obvious characteristics that bind us. We're not joined by race or sexual preference or even socio-economic class, though most of us have precious little money.

The 'Normal' American Family Is A Myth

Posted 09.08.2014 | Parents

By: Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor Published: 09/04/2014 10:26 AM EDT on LiveScience The change in family structure over the past 5...

4 Steps to Talk Out Any Problem in a Relationship

Sheila Blagg | Posted 10.26.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Even the best relationships sometimes have disagreements, but these four steps can help you talk out any problem.

Father Responds To Allegations Of His 'Pornographic' Photos In Amazing Way

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

Wyatt Neumann is a photographer and a father. In 2014 he took his two-year-old daughter Stella on a cross-country road trip, photographing their journ...

Another Blow to Fathers' Rights; Dad Barred From Delivery Room

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 05.25.2014 | Divorce
Joseph E. Cordell

Under current law, unwed fathers face a long and difficult battle to gain even the most basic of parental rights.

The Good of Single Parenthood

Kerri Zane | Posted 05.20.2014 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

When your children are in your custody, one-on-one, you have the opportunity to instill the values that are most important to you. For me it's integrity. I got to share what it is and what it feels like to be on the giving and receiving end of keeping your word.

5 Dumb Mistakes Dads Make During Divorce

B. Robert Farzad | Posted 04.15.2014 | Divorce
B. Robert Farzad

Fathers are susceptible to dumb mistakes during the divorce process -- mistakes that drain their pocketbooks, hurt their relationships with their kids, and wreak havoc in every corner of their lives. When it comes to divorce, here are five big no-no's you don't want to do.

Why Single Fatherhood Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 03.19.2014 | Divorce
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

I was thrilled that everyday my little love and I would start our days together, but I was also filled with trepidation, for at that moment I was thrust into a role for which I'd never been prepared.

On Keeping the Faith

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 03.08.2014 | Religion
Safiya Jafari Simmons

Parenting is tough. Being married is tough. Running a household -- whether solo or with a partner -- is hard work. But I believe that I was created to do exactly what I'm doing right now. And so were you.

Get Your Kids Moving

David Kirsch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
David Kirsch

Way back in the day, things were so much simpler and being healthy and active was something natural. This brings me to the reason for this blog. There are several things we can do for our children to make exercise something natural.

What Two Moms Learned at the At-Home Dad's Convention

Lisa Duggan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lisa Duggan

A powerful, experienced group of stay-at-home dads, organizing and training the next generation of fathers, gives us hope for the future. We will continue to support them every way we can, and we look forward to seeing them in Denver in 2014.

An Improbable Nanny

Dana Clark | Posted 11.30.2013 | Comedy
Dana Clark

Being a professional nanny is a kind of ridiculous satire for a girl raised by a single dad.

What I Know About Single Dads

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.02.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I can honestly say that being a single dad doesn't seem like any big picnic. So, I want to validate single dads and tell them how much the single mom really appreciates them, whether she admits it or not.

Number Of Single Fathers Has Jumped In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 07.02.2013 | Parents

There is yet another data point to add to the changing portrait of American parents: the number of single fathers has risen ninefold since demographer...

WATCH: Dad Reunited With Sons After Decades Apart

Posted 06.14.2013 | Divorce

Marcial Verdejo had no contact with his children for nearly 20 years. But now, a fire has reunited the once homeless man with his sons. Verdejo was...