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Father's Day: The Year I Gave Dad a Real Humdinger

Parri Sontag | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Parri Sontag

Like most men in the days prior to the high-tech era, dad loved gadgets. He had an electric shoe shine machine, a weather radio, a movie camera and projector, a tape recorder and a slide projector. I wanted to get him something to add to his collection.

Dreams From My Appa

Ko Im | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Ko Im

I may be my umma's daughter, but I am a complete appa's girl. In him, I see pride, passion and perseverance. He's well-rounded -- giving back to the community by volunteering through church, golf, music. He's always there -- despite being two oceans away.

What My Father Built

Janie Emaus | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

This is my third Father's Day without him. Yet, in my world, his presence is bigger than ever.

Trans Dad: My Kids' Favorite Stuffed Animals Are Transgender

Mark Daniel Snyder | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark Daniel Snyder

Just in time for Father's Day! Willy Wilkinson is a Bay Area father of three kids, author, and public health consultant. In this video he tells adorab...

A Father's Day Story: We Adopted Eight Kids in Need After My Parents Fostered 36

Hank Fortener | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Hank Fortener

If only I could go back and tell that latchkey beer thief in 1969 that one day, he would have 11 children from nine different women, a thanksgiving table 29 feet long and eight grandkids at the ripe young age of 57, I wonder what he'd say.

Soon-to-Be Fathers: Mila Kunis Is Right

Ariel Chesler | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Ariel Chesler

Modern fathers (and I am one) are so excited about having children that they want to claim pregnancy for their own. Except they can't. Look, I applaud modern fathers who are involved with raising children more than ever before, but saying "we're pregnant" has simply got to go.

Dad Taught Us So Much

Hilary Young | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Hilary Young

Fathers play a major role in a child's life. They can be protective, supportive and may play a role in helping to reduce troubled behavior and psychological problems in young adults.

Chefs and Bartenders Tell Us Their Dad's Favorite Drinks

Thrillist | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste

Some are beer guys, some love mispronouncing wine varieties, some do shots, and some eschew booze altogether.

'A Letter To My Kids' Is The Perfect Father's Day Message

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.13.2014 | Parents

Being a father means many things, but for filmmaker Corbyn Tyson being a good dad means learning to live for others and helping his kids flourish and ...

Why Is Dad So Happy?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Yes, Dads Really Can Handle It

Jessica McNeill Azar | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Jessica McNeill Azar

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?

Going From Boys to Men With Our Fathers

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 08.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

As Father's Day approaches, I think about my father. As boys, our first relationship with a man is with our fathers. This is especially important for gay males, since our adult love relationships will be with other men.

What Not to Buy Your Dad for Father's Day

Marlaina Schiavo | Posted 08.12.2014 | Comedy
Marlaina Schiavo

If you have a single dad, do not surprise him by creating an online dating profile for him. This is a big no no. I know it's progressive and he may even appreciate it but ... becoming your dad's pimp? That's just creepy.

The One Thing That Would Help New Dads Become Better Fathers

Jeff Bogle | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

It's simple, really. There's one thing that would help new dads become better fathers: Paternity Leave.

Happy Father's Day: 101 Awesome Things to Do With Your Child

Ben Kerschberg | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Ben Kerschberg

With Father's Day this Sunday, are you at a loss as to what to do with your kids? Teach your son to skip a rock. Teach your daughter to be financially responsible at a young age. To respect blue collar workers. Call your local fire department and ask to take a tour.

31 Dads Photographed In Their Very First Moments With Their New Babies

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 06.13.2014 | Parents

It isn't easy to put into words the way you feel when your child is born, but we asked new dads celebrating their first Father's Day to try. Welcome t...

Father's Day When You Have a Bad Dad

Rabbi Baruch HaLevi | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Baruch HaLevi

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 of making sure that he is clothed, fed, and sleeps with a roof over his head.

5 Ways My Dad Made Me a Better Mom

Mommy Nearest | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

My dad has three daughters and lucky for him, we were fierce adventurers as children who never shied away from camping, fishing or fixing things. Or, perhaps we never shied away because of our father. He taught me many important lessons and I think of them often as I care for my daughter each day.

Dads, Daughters, and Business Lessons

Meg Seitz | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Meg Seitz

There's a super special connection that lives between dads and daughters. It's why we think it's funny to watch tall, brawny fathers crumble at the sweetest and pinkest of birthday parties.

15 Adorable Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Father's Day With A Book

Tom M. Burns | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Tom M. Burns

The common stereotype is that all dads get ties and underwhelming macaroni art for Father's Day, but did you know that Father's Day is one of the biggest book-buying holidays of the year?

The Day I Saved My Father's Life

Evan F. Moore | Posted 08.12.2014 | Good News
Evan F. Moore

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 what it means to be accountable.

The Important Role of Dad

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

While almost any man can father a child, there is so much more to the important role of being dad in a child's life. Let's look at who father is, and why he is so important.

When Jerry Met Barbara...

BeBe Lerner | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
BeBe Lerner

Like the lead character in Mr. Miller's greatest work, my father was a salesman most of his life.

What My Husband Really Wants For Father's Day

Joelle Wisler | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Joelle Wisler

He likes a perfectly-brewed Americano in the morning and that he doesn't mind walking around with holes in his socks. He loves the small children that make him a Dad more than bacon. He is one of the good ones, so I really want to make sure he has an amazing Father's Day.

10 Tips On How Dads Can Help With Breastfeeding

Sojourner Marable Grimmett | Posted 08.12.2014 | Black Voices
Sojourner Marable Grimmett

Attend a breastfeeding seminar: For dads, sit there, look interested, and be supportive. Believe me, you will gain from the experience and build a stronger relationship with your partner.