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Advice for Dads

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

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.13.2014 | Parents
KnowMore TV

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 know what to do with -- or want.

10 Things I Learned in My First Year of Being a Dad

Ed Tseng | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Ed Tseng

Bringing a baby into this world is truly a miracle and I can confidently say that the past 12 months have been the best 12 months of my entire life. This post is my take on being a father, and the top 10 lessons I learned.

The View for This Dad at 39

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

My 39 is the realization that life may turn me into someone else, and at any moment become a stranger to those that I love.

Hey Parents: Your Kids Want (and Need) One More Gift

Jim Higley | Posted 03.08.2014 | Parents
Jim Higley

I've had the good fortune of giving each of my children, through the course of their lives, many of those "big" things: A nice home, schools, vacations, clothing. Years ago, I thought those were the important things. But life's handed me a few lessons.

What Marriage Looks Like in the Second Act

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

The second act is watching the joy my wife gets being around her two girls... or the pride I get when they grab my hand to hold it just one more time. The second act is teaching them to ride bikes, watching them play with their toys, seeing them grow out of each little outfit.

An Uncensored True Tale of Parenting

Matt Walsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Matt Walsh

I've wasted all of these words on food and sports, and now I'm left with nothing in the English language that can even come close to communicating what it means to me to be a father.

The Prince and the Car Seat: Ways That Dads Can Get Involved With Their Newborn

Marva Soogrim | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Marva Soogrim

Sometimes, dads want to play the role of father and help their wife, but don't know what to do. Often, after birth mom is so busy with the baby that she doesn't have time to express how he could lend a hand.

9 Things I Want New Dads To Know

Chris VanDijk | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Chris VanDijk

Babies don't come out asking for the car keys and looking at colleges. You have time to learn and time to make mistakes.

8 Ways to Be a Better Dad

Emily Henry | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Emily Henry

My dad taught me more than any other person in my life, even though we lived in separate families, spent more time apart than together, had plenty of arguments and didn't really find peace until I was an adult.

Angry Art

Mark Vander Ley | Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents
Mark Vander Ley

Children need parents that are not afraid of their intense feelings. They need parents who can "contain" them even when they cannot contain themselves.

Survival Secrets of a Daddy Daycarer

Laurence Hayes | Posted 02.17.2013 | Parents
Laurence Hayes

"Trust me, it's hard. After a week, you'll be letting the dog lick your baby's face clean just so you don't have to get a cloth." I'm about to become a Dad, and this is the sort of advice I've been getting from my male friends.

25 Things I’ve Learned From Being A Dad

good men project | Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents

Written by Tom Matlack for The Good Men Project 1. Fatherly love is complete in a way that nothing else is. I can be strict when I need to be, but ...

DADVICE: 90 Pieces Of Advice For Every Stage Of Fatherhood

Shawn Bean | Posted 12.01.2012 | Parents
Shawn Bean

Imagine being hired as a pilot with no training. "Here's the cockpit. Good luck getting to Houston." That's what it's like coming home with a newborn. And it's like that for everyone.

What I Know About Fatherhood

Lewis Forman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Lewis Forman

I was never trained to be a father, so I knew it was going to be a 'learn as you go' job. My particular job would have extra intricacies as Ella was born without her left hand.

Dear Whys Guy: "My Husband Needs Child Care Advice!"

www.Redbookmag.com | Posted 10.30.2011 | Parents

Q: I’m planning a girlfriend getaway and will be leaving my husband to watch our two young kids for the weekend. Since you’re an old hand at this,...

The Best Parenting Advice I Never Got

JD Roberto | Posted 10.02.2011 | Parents
JD Roberto

I got a lot of parenting advice before my first child came into the world. Phrases like "life changing" and "wonderful adventure" came up repeatedly, but no one bothered to tell me I should go see a movie.