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7 Steps to Effective Fathering
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC
The role of father became marginalized as men moved their work from the farm to the factory. An availability and presence faded from the fields and the rap-around porches, as fathers picked up lunch pails in place of shovels and plows.
Fathering Minds: 7 Books for Dad's Shelf
James M. Chesbro
My favorite fatherhood books are a compass at the end of a frenzied day. These seven works of literary nonfiction situate me in the fellowship of other dads pursuing understandings.
Class Privilege and Parental Leave
Professor of sociology based in Los Angeles
Without state support for early parenting, being present in those precious early months is a class-based privilege, one that ultimately exacerbates the very class disadvantage that creates unequal access to the luxury of parenting in the first place.
The Big Lesson I Learned From Being A Single Dad
Author. Speaker. Mentor. Champion of single moms and awesome w...
When I was married, I thrived in the role of fatherhood ... but with a catch.
A Letter to Lamees, Who Is Two Days Old
Host of The Newsmakers on TRT World
I mentioned to the nurse who diligently saw to your health and levels of comfort, that from where I stood, I couldn't see Black or White or Indian babies; I couldn't see Liberal or Conservative babies; I could only see babies.
5 Ways To Be A 'Real Dad' After Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.
Licensed psychologist; Marriage and family therapist
Children are usually better off if their dad is in their lives.
Don't Make the Mistake These Parents Did
Roland C. Warren
President & CEO Care Net
The film reminds us that while the pull for us parents may be irresistible, we have to refrain from defining our children before we know who they are.
Extreme Parenting Made Simple
What most people seem to ignore is that creating an attachment bond with your baby is about putting your child's needs ahead of yours. It's as simple as that. Seriously.
How Reconciling Fathering With Feminism Just Got More Complicated
Andrea Doucet, Ph.D.
Professor and author, 'Do Men Mother?'
The fit between feminism and fathering has become a taken-for-granted part of my work and my life. But I was recently forced to rethink this combination as I followed a debate between men's rights activists (MRAs) and their critics.
Riding the Roller Coaster of Pregnancy and Early Parenting
President and CEO, Institute of Noetic Sciences; author, 'Mind...
But mindfulness is more than just a skill, it is also an approach to life, an approach to parenting, that is already something you know how to do.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Waiting For A Miracle: My Son's Battle With CRPS
Chief Correspondent, 'Inside Edition'; attorney; author, 'The ...
A friend recently told me that a parent is only as happy as their least happy child. Imagine when that child is chronically ill.
Are You the 'Favorite Parent' in Your Household?
Dr. Ellen Libby
The Favorite Child
The parent who children prefer may vary by the moment or by a time of life, or be fixed to one parent for most of a lifetime.
Licensing to Love for Parents and Wannabes
Dr. Cara Barker
Author, Analyst, Keynotes, Founder of The Love Project, Love F...
The Male Brain: More Complex Than You Think
Should Children Have A Right to Die?
Jacob M. Appel
Bioethicist and medical historian
Pediatric aid-in-dying is coming out of the medical closet. In an era of parental rights and child welfare, maybe we are finally ready to grant suffering minors the right to die.
3 Best Websites for Dads
Christopher A. Brown
President, National Fatherhood Initiative
Dads have the ability to learn to be better dads. Unfortunately, they lack the kind of help-seeking behavior of moms when it comes to parenting. In a way, dads are often their worst enemy when it comes to seeking advice and guidance on how to be a good father.
Infertility Is Not a Women's Disease
Melissa Miles McCarter
Author, Academic and Publisher
As long as infertility is only a women's disease, the burden of infertility is unequally distributed. As more men speak up about their challenges with trying to conceive, women and men will feel even more supported and encouraged. And less alone.
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