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Inequalities In Single Parenting

Leah Dillon | Posted 08.05.2016 | Divorce
Leah Dillon

I just exited a 7 year season of single parenting. It started with a divorce, and ended in a second marriage. I learned so much during that time, enjoyed the gift of closeness with my children, being able to lavish them with all my attention. I treasure those years with just the three of us -- my two children and me. Now the dynamic has shifted, as we welcomed two more bonus children, and a husband and father.

In the Dad Zone: Actors who Rocked Father Roles

Loretta Bolger Wish | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment
Loretta Bolger Wish

Whether they've been typecast as feckless bumblers, incurable workaholics, lone wolves or toxic bachelors in the past, some guys know when to snap into dad mode. At the right age and mindset when the right role comes along, they step up and take the challenge. And it can pay off big.

Gospel Singer Marvin Sapp On The Joys And Challenges Of Being A Single Dad

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.20.2016 | Black Voices

Marvin Sapp's 2007 record-breaking single "Never Would Have Made It" is a testament that can be applied to the Gospel singer’s transition into life ...

12 Things No One Ever Tells You About Being A Single Dad

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.13.2016 | Divorce

Nothing can fully prepare you for raising your children as a single dad -- but getting advice from dads who've done it themselves certainly helps. Be...

Marriage Equality Is the Law, but Assaults on LGBT Parenting (and Much More) Continue

Adam Pertman | Posted 03.28.2016 | Impact
Adam Pertman

As the election year progresses, many candidates in both parties and at every level will say it. Child-welfare professionals work mightily to make it a reality. Our country's laws and policies are intended to promote its essential truth: Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, permanent and loving family.

WATCH: This Adorable Single Father-Daughter Duo Is Inspiring Dads Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.18.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Michael Worthington, a single dad living in Dallas, Texas, is melting hearts left and right with his Instagram account @icemikeloveasia, which shows t...

How To Deal When You Feel Like Just A Visitor In Your Child's Life

Elliott Katz | Posted 03.16.2016 | Divorce
Elliott Katz

Many fathers who are divorced will agree that the most difficult part is not being with your children every day and feeling like you've become a visitor in their lives.

Why Do We Cheat?

Sheila Blagg | Posted 03.14.2016 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Studies show that nearly 57% of men and 54% of women will commit adultery at some point during their marriage. This majority is astonishing. I was als...

In Praise Of Involved Fathers

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.18.2016 | 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 05.13.2016 | 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 03.11.2016 | 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.