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A Letter To Dad: Thank You For Everything I Never Saw

Jordan Gray | Posted 08.25.2014 | Good News
Jordan Gray

I want to thank you for the times that you let me see you cry, so I could understand that when my friends told me that "boys don't cry," they weren't telling the truth.

'Noah' - Epic Filmmaking That Will Test You

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.11.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This film has been greatly criticized for its deviation from the Biblical story. It's good to remember that it is not a documentary. It is a Hollywood film and, as such, a great piece of filmmaking.

Music to Words: The Things I Never Said to My Father

Isaac Saul | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Isaac Saul

In all of those 22 years, had I actually told him that I loved him? It shocked me to think that I hadn't, and after 8,034 days of being silent on the issue, I think it's time.

A Letter To Boys

Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

In truth, I wrote to the boys, life is impossible. People will leave. Love can fail. Your job may be a bore. But once you accept this then you can relish the rest of it. Here I'm sharing a few things that hold true for me.

WATCH: 'I Forgave My Dad ... To Become A Good Dad Now'

Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Black Voices

Can the cycle of fatherless children be stopped? With Jay-Z's 12th album bringing to light the challenges of parenting never having had a father figur...

Lights Go on - Part VII - How to Handle a Bully

Thomas Bähler | Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty
Thomas Bähler

Dad was pretty much raised by his mother, Lillian Bähler, after his father passed away when he was four years old. Charlie Bähler had contracted Typhoid, while breaking up a moonshine ring down in Arkansas.

The 4 Things Every Son Needs From His Father

Posted 05.01.2013 | OWN

By Roland C. Warren Roland Warren, father of two sons and board member of the National Fatherhood Initiative, explains the simple but critical supp...

The Most Valuable Present You Can Give Your Teen

Andy Braner | Posted 01.26.2013 | Parents
Andy Braner

Don't put too much emphasis on buying your kid the latest 'cool' gift.

Finding Julian

Andrew Cotto | Posted 11.10.2012 | Parents
Andrew Cotto

Upon hearing that our second child would be a boy, I walked out of the doctor's office, crossed 8th Avenue and stepped into a Mexican restaurant to drink something with tequila in it.

Another'Talk' You Need to Have With Your Sons

Jim Higley | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

If you think the "sex" talk sounds uncomfortable, get ready. And if the "drugs and alcohol" talk makes your heart want to break, there's another doozy waiting out there.

How a Dark Knight Turned into a Very Bright Night

Jim Higley | Posted 09.18.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

"I think I just want to stay home tonight, Dad. You want to watch a movie here? Just you and me?" I went over to the couch he was lying on and felt my teenage son's forehead.

My Son, the Duckling

Conor Grennan | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents
Conor Grennan

We have the power to shape another human being. That's a bit scary.

Father/Child Writing Duos

Jocelyn Kelley | Posted 08.17.2012 | Books
Jocelyn Kelley

There is an old saying that a good father is better than a hundred schoolteachers, so if your father is a famous writer, then it only makes sense for him to impart wisdom from his own journey to his son or daughter who aspires to write.

Who Needs Father's Day? I Do

Jim Moret | Posted 08.11.2012 | Parents
Jim Moret

Being a real dad has nothing to do with blood lines. It has everything to do with commitment and love and understanding.

Why My Son Believes In A Dad He Can't See

Kevin Hartnett | Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents
Kevin Hartnett

Our son is no less certain of his own name, or of the existence of his right hand, than he is of our presence in the house as he sleeps at night. This is a wonderful thing to give a child.

Good Dad, Good Man

Eric Payne | Posted 12.13.2011 | Black Voices
Eric Payne

The days of "Do as I say and not as I do" are over. Today's kids, who are always-on, are tech-savvy and have 24/7 Internet access to information which they can use to dispute you.

On Snow With My Son

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Larry Beinhart

Skiing is a sport, a trivial thing, a luxury indulgence. It opens doors that would otherwise never even be seen. It gives me a way to talk to my boy.

Father's Day: Sole Survivor Of A Plane Crash At 11 Grows Up To Teach His Son To Face His Fears

Norman Ollestad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Norman Ollestad

At age eleven, I was in a plane crash with my father, his girlfriend, and the pilot of our chartered Cessna. By the end of the nine-hour ordeal, after clawing down steep, icy terrain, I was the only survivor.