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Fathers Day 2014

Of Dads, Bicycles and Cotton Buds

Mikaela Reyes | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Mikaela Reyes

He didn't tell me it wasn't going to be difficult. He didn't reassure me that I was going to adjust easily. He did not give me the false hope I wanted, but didn't need.

The Influential Fathers Behind These Powerful World Leaders

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

The bond between a father and his children is something experienced globally. As these dads show us, the saying "the apple doesn't fall far from the t...

A Happy Father's Day From Seoul

Roger Nam | Posted 08.15.2014 | Parents
Roger Nam

He was wearing a perfectly fitted suit, and a tightly knotted tie. In the photo, I see my dad as confident, assertive, and filled with an optimism that defied the poverty and political unrest of 1960s Korea.

Connecting In The Kitchen

Alena Hall | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alena Hall

My father nicknamed me "20 Questions" by the time I was 5 years old. Often times I would blurt out my next question as my parents were still rattling off the answer to the previous one, antsy to address the next puzzle piece in my mind.

The Surprising Gift WWE Superstar John Cena Gave His Father

Tim Morehouse | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports
Tim Morehouse

Junior knew his dad had to make a change, and that it would not be easy for him. He sat down his father and had one of the hardest conversations a child can have with a parent -- a frank talk about health and weight.

The End of the Road for the World's Oldest Car Stirs Up Memories of Dad

Sarmishta Ramesh | Posted 08.15.2014 | World
Sarmishta Ramesh

The first ride in the Ambassador was magical. With my dad in the passenger seat next to the driver, my grandfather, mom, my brother and I piled into the back.

7 Times Prince George Looked Just As Dapper As His Daddy

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.16.2014 | Style

Even though we didn't have time to mail Prince William a proper Father's Day gift (please accept our sincerest apologies), we wanted to make up for it...

The 12 Best Pieces Of Breakup Advice From Dad

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.15.2014 | Divorce

We know it would pain our 15-year-old selves to admit it, but sometimes, dad really did know best when it came to dealing with heartache. Below, 1...

Dave Ramsey's Daughter Reveals the Biggest Money Lesson She Learned From Dad

Casey Bond | Posted 08.15.2014 | Money
Casey Bond

Men are often viewed as the breadwinners and household money managers, but not many people can say their dad is a bona fide personal finance expert. Rachel Cruze, however, is one of the few people who can.

Obama On Father's Day: Being A Dad Takes Courage

AP | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging fathers to get more involved in their kids' lives and to serve as mentors for children who don't ...

Why I Avoid Card Stores on Father's Day

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

It wasn't like I didn't already know. My birthday had come and gone with the absence of his card, addressed as he always had, "to my one and only." T...

Millennials Share Their Fathers' Best Advice

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

To commemorate Father's Day on Sunday, a group of millenials joined HuffPost Live to talk about some of the best advice their fathers have ever given ...

For Father's Day - The 10 Best Movie Dads

John Farr | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Just once, for your father, take his advice, thank your mother, chew with your mouth closed, stop making that face, finish your chores without any sass-back, and stick to one of these father-friendly films.

10 Man Cave Ideas Your Father Always Dreamed Of

HomeAdvisor | Posted 08.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
HomeAdvisor

The main idea is that it belongs solely to dad, so he can relax and recharge for a few hours.

I'm Becoming My Dad, and That's a Good Thing

Bustle | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Bustle

There are girls who grow up to be just like their mothers; I hope I do, too. But I also hope, more than anything, that I turn into my father, too, the man who irritates me to no end, but who inspires me even more.

10 Lessons From Our Quirky, Irreplaceable Dads

Gina DeLapa | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Gina DeLapa

Dads. They're our first heroes. They keep us safe, tell us stories and give us our first piggyback rides. From our earliest moments, dads teach us to laugh, lighten up and toughen up. If we're fortunate, they also teach us about sacrifice and virtue -- a word that means "manly strength."

Why Dads Matter, According To Science

Shari Margolese | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Shari Margolese From the way you were reared as an infant to how Mom and Dad treat you as an adult, your relationship with your parents is one o...

17 Jokes Only A Dad Could Get Away With

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 06.13.2014 | Comedy

To qualify as a dad joke, a joke must be: 1. Told by one's father 2. Lame 3. Groan-worthy 4. Pun-filled 5. Embarrassingly bad 6. Demonstrated...

My Daddy Wears a Uniform

BJ Gallagher | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
BJ Gallagher

My daddy wears a uniform./I think he's very brave./ He goes to work each day/ to keep all the people safe.

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.

17 Father's Day Cards That Are Way Funnier Than Your Dad's Jokes

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 06.13.2014 | Comedy

Ah, Father's Day. The one day of the year where you can't yell at dad for farting in public, telling a groan-worthy dad joke, or threatening your sign...

Dear Dad, It's Time We Had A Chat...

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Chanel Parks | Posted 06.13.2014 | Style

Dear Dad, Can we talk? We love your dearly and the one calendar day we celebrate you is almost here -- but there are some issues we need to addres...

Celebrating Father's Day With a Divorced Dad

Madeline Wahl | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

The last time I saw my father was two years ago at my sister's wedding. The time before that was the year prior on his last day in Florida before moving to Minnesota to start a new life. We had our good-bye at one of our favorite places in Florida, the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

5 Things My Old Man Taught Me About Being a Parent

Kari Wagner-Peck | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Kari Wagner-Peck

My dad died 15 years ago this Father's Day. He dropped dead of a heart attack while he was dying of cancer. I felt robbed having prepared myself for saying good bye over the coming months and instead he was just gone. My dad never knew me as a parent but every day he informs how I parent our son.

How The Death Of My Father Saved My Relationship With My Mother

Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Jamie Feldman

To me, he was dad -- he could do no wrong. But to her, he was the man she fell in love with. A man who, no matter how wonderful of a person or incredible of a father he was (and he certainly was both of those things), would always be too sick to be a husband.