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  • Fathers
    The important role fathers play
    New research is proving the important part fathers play in the lives of their children. In his book, Do Fathers Matter?, Paul Raeburn discusses scientific data that reveals the role fathers play in their children’s lives from conception...
  • Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too by Anna Dewdney
    'Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too' by Anna Dewdney: Picture book for Dad and daughters
    It's Nelly Gnu's turn for her moment in the sun with "Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too" by Anna Dewdney. Fans of the "Llama Llama" series are very familiar with Nelly Gnu, Llama Llama's best friend.Llama Llama lives with his...
  • Two Peas in a Pod
    When Divorce Threatens Father/Children Relationships
    “As a divorced father, I am lucky to have unrestricted access to my children. Also, I facilitate a relationship between my girls and their mother, even though she never pays her child support. Everyday, I thank God for this gift of joy he...
  • The N.E.T. honors fathers
    The N.E.T. honors fathers
    On Saturday, June 14, 2014, The N.E.T. organization held a Father's Day Barbecue to honor the outstanding contributions and impact fathers have within family and the community. The event was held at the Homan Square Community Center on the...
  • Fathers
    Your personal brand: Having an inner father
    Father’s Day makes us think about one of the first important relationships with an authority figure in our lives: our father. For some it can be a painful contemplation, perhaps rules and early discipline, or it may be an absence, a feeling...
  • My Father, Body and Soul
    Blessed Father's Day to all the fathers: 'My Father, Body and Soul," by Josh Max
    On this Fathers Day, I wanted to share the following sensitively and lovingly written piece from The New York Times (SundayReview) by Josh Max, a son who found his father after he had died in his apartment. For those of us who no longer have our...
  • Father's Day
    Father’s Day: Should we appreciate Dads more?
    As many may notice, Father’s Day is more like ghost town on social media and even in the physical world- restaurants, retail stores, poolsides and more. People spend less on dads than moms would even tolerate on Mother’s Day for Father...
  • Milestones and celebrations fill our June calendar
    Milestones and celebrations fill our June calendar
    This is the month we celebrate milestones in our lives. There are weddings and graduations, stepping stones to what we will do and be in our new lives. It can be filled with anticipation and anxiety, too because we want things to go off without a...
  • Father's Day Gift Guide
    Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2014
    Father’s Day is upon us. Remember that first special man in your life with an awesome gift. Many people find it harder to shop for dad than for moms. It seems like there's always something that Mom needs, and there's always a broader...
  • Dad Lends a Hand
    Making Crafts with Dad
    During the winter months, you may experience an unexpected snow day and have to stay home from work with kids. Dads share in this duty as well and may need ideas to occupy the kids. More fathers are acting as a stay-at-home dads, while mom works...
  • Paternal bonding with newborn daughter.
    Scientists claim more nurturing fathers have smaller testes
    Anthropologist James Rilling and colleagues at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia reported trial based evidence that more nurturing fathers have smaller testes in the Sept. 9, 2013, edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of...
  • Dads and Daughters
    Dads, take your daughters to the 'She's My Girl, He's My Dad' conference
    Every father and daughter relationship would benefit from the amazing She's My Girl, He's My Dad conference for fathers and daughters to attend together. The conference will be held Sat, Sept 28. 2013 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at Life Change...
  • Shotgun
    Book Review: I Call Shotgun
    With today’s busy schedules, fathers can have a difficult time talking to their sons about issues of character and integrity. While the best method is still to be a role model, there are conversations that need to be had.In Call Shotgun:...
  • Is your boyfriend good father material?
    5 Ways To Know if Your Boyfriend Will Make a Good Father
    Just because someone makes a good husband doesn't automatically mean he'll be a great dad. Some guys have the dad gene, and some don't.How can you sniff out a man with solid dad potential? You don't have to be psychic. Here are...
  • "Happy Mother’s Day, Tyrone!"
    Happy Mother's Day, Tyrone!
    Back on Father’s Day 2011 I wrote an article entitled, “Mother’s Day doesn’t come with a disclaimer, so STOP doing it on Father’s Day,” and now I’m back this Mother’s Day to acknowledge three fathers...