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Father Daughter

'Kickin It With My Daddy' Rap Is Going To Make This Kid Famous

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.07.2014 | Parents

In this video posted by Ricky Weems, his very talented 10-year-old daughter raps catchy lyrics about how much she loves hanging out with her dad. "...

This Ad Beautifully Illustrates Just How Heroic Single Parents Really Are

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.20.2014 | Divorce

Being a single parent is by far one of the toughest jobs on the planet. But all too often, single moms and dads go unnoticed for their tremendous sacr...

Dear Dad: I've Never Told You This, But...

Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Suzy Strutner

Writing the perfect Father's Day card is easy. Writing what I want to say is not.

Healing the Ghosts of Christmases Past: An American Holiday Story

Pythia Peay | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Pythia Peay

Shaped like my father by the American mythos that the past is something best left behind, I fled home as fast and as quickly as I could. But as Dickens so well knew, family ghosts have a way of haunting the present.

Dadmissions: The 100-Word Essay

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

This week was a challenging one for dadmissions and daughter #1. She is 8 going on 18 and we just aren't seeing eye-to-eye.

My Unexpected Research Partner Was My Daughter

Jeffrey W. Rubin | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Jeffrey W. Rubin

Only glimmers of light showed through the hotel windows. "This will make a great story," Emma suggested gamely. Where had I brought my daughter, I worried, and how could I keep her safe?

The Tradition With My Dad That I Hope Never Ends

Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.26.2013 | Fifty
Rebecca Klein

I know there will be a time in the not-so-distant future when the prospect of carving out time for a no-moms-allowed day will seem a bit nonsensical. When I consider the fact that my dad traveled a total of five hours to spend approximately that much time together, I wonder if some would say that time has already passed.

10 Ways My Daughter Has Made Me A Better Man

Tom Riles | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Tom Riles

Parents teach their kids many lessons, but at the same time, parents gain wisdom from their children.

A Brené Brown 'Aha!' Moment: A Dad's Vulnerable Power

Jim Higley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Jim Higley

I looked at her ballet slippers on a shelf -- the ones she wore when she was 3 of 4. When her biggest concerns were which book we'd read before bed. I felt old. Worthless. Uncertain. And pretty uncomfortable as I lay there in silence. Until she spoke three words.

Sexist Dads Have Surprising Impact On Daughters, Research Suggests

Posted 01.21.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 01/18/2013 06:33 PM EST on LiveScience NEW ORLEANS — Dads who have egalitarian idea...

Katherine Bindley

Why A Father-Daughter Dance Is Causing Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.16.2012 | Parents

In one Rhode Island town, father-daughter dances are either considered a favorite tradition or a passe event that discriminates and reinforces gender ...

Calling All Potty Whisperers

John Kinnear | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

What am I doing wrong? Is it me? Why will she go for Mom and Ms. Lupe, but "Daddy-Daughter time" has become "Let's-Ruin-The-Carpet time"?

The Awkward Challenges Of Being A Divorced Dad

Divorced Dad | Posted 12.24.2012 | Divorce
Divorced Dad

It's been hard to switch from a loving, overprotective father to a loving, sexually active boyfriend -- often in the same day or week.

Sad Dad Left Out of 12-Year-Old Daughter's Life

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

"Daddy, I'm breaking up with you."

Do As I Say vs. Do As I Do

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 09.17.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

I'm a flip-flopper. Maybe I'd make a better politician than a parent.

Dadmissions: Dear Prudence

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

This woman I never met and this song I never really paid attention to have both given me a lot to think about

The Last Time I Saw My Father

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Some nights, after working fourteen hours a day in his grocery, my father would sit, his pale blue eyes somewhere as far away as the Black Sea, and speak their names: Chaim, Yossi, Leib, Schmuel.

What I Could Never Give my Father

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 08.17.2012 | Women
Maggie Lamond Simone

There is only film where my father should be.

Mark Your Calendars! Sunday, June 24 is Boydad Day

Christina Pesoli | Posted 08.16.2012 | Parents
Christina Pesoli

There isn't any day set aside to honor men like Clint. Because Clint isn't Hannah's dad -- or even her stepdad. Clint is my boyfriend. But the role he plays in Hannah's life is so much more than that title implies.

Dad in My Mirror

Mary Lou Quinlan | Posted 08.14.2012 | Women
Mary Lou Quinlan

It was Dad who changed what I saw in the mirror.

Calling All Dads: How to Inspire, Understand and Support Your Daughter

Martha Burk | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Martha Burk

The most likely group of men that we can mobilize to get involved in women's issues are men who have daughters.

10 Great Books About Fathers And Daughters

TresSugar | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women

With Father's Day approaching, we got to thinking about books with riveting father-daughter stories. To our surprise, we've read and loved quite a lot...

Father's Day Without a Father

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 08.05.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

It's impossible to explain to others who haven't been through losing a parent what it feels like -- how much a parent can be missed, even at the age of 50, 60 or more.

A Father's Day Message to all Dads

Enid Borden | Posted 08.01.2012 | Fifty
Enid Borden

As Father's Day approaches and we think of our dads and all they mean or meant to us, I say a silent prayer that my father has finally found the peace that he never seemed to enjoy in this life.

Being a Dad Rocks

Panama Jackson | Posted 06.17.2012 | Black Voices
Panama Jackson

Being a dad rocks. It's almost like children are hard-wired to know that you go to mom for the emotional support and you go to dad for the mayhem and amusement.