A storm in remote northwestern America. A scared wife ready to give birth at 32 weeks. A hazardous light-plane journey over the mountains to the nearest hospital. In a must-read long-form piece, Bill Donavan, father to two adult sons and founder of Yoee Baby, vividly recalls his firstborn’s turbulent labour.
The End of the Day
Are All Men Assholes?
Little League Lessons
Ups and Downs: The Lives of Siblings of Special-Needs Kids
Practising New Steps With the Ex-In-Laws
Why Don’t Dads Approve?
“They Made Fun Of Me…”
Grieving and Blogging: A Chat with Chris Martin, Just a Dad
“As a Dad, There are Many Things I Have No Idea About. Doing My Daughter’s Hair Isn’t One of Them.”
My Way Through Hell
“She Sees Me As a Hero. It’s Time I Held Up My End of the Bargain.”
Is Love Enough?
How I Went From Lad to Dad In Just Three Hours
“Congrats, You’re a New Dad. Now Get Back to Work!”
Daddy-Daughter Movie Night
Kids Quitting: A Father’s Dilemma
Introducing Dads Group Inc.
A Baby Winter’s Night
Rock and Roll Dad
What Dads Can Learn From Pie
The Missing Piece Of The Jigsaw
The Trouble With Being a Stepmother
One Widowed Parent, One Time Machine
My Dad: A Man of Magical Mysteries
Single Dads On the Rise, But Challenges Persist
“Don’t You Miss Working?”
A Firm Grip
Q&A with Jason Osmond (a.k.a. @Jasonmarriedup)
How Do You Provide For Your Family?
Mercury At Full Stretch
Four Things My Daughter Says At Mealtime
Preaching Papas’ Plight with Mike Cruse
Are We Too Connected?
From one Father(‘s Day) to the next
Why Father’s Day is more important than Mother’s Day
You’re amazing (even if I’m not meant to say it!)
A day in the life of a working dad
Remembering Dad and Poppy
The clash of freedom and guilt
Get to know Sonny and Rudy’s dad – Hamish Blake
A follow-up to ‘101 experiences I want my daughter to have’
Dispelling the ‘Mr. Mom’ myth
Dating as a 40-year-old single parent
Craig Freeman, The Rambling Dad
Doing a U-turn on the childless
Getting paid to Dad
My failure: a son in therapy
Fortunate child: having a good father
Letting go… or being let go?
2 O’clock and All Was Well
Post-it notes and parental pitfalls: Q&A with Chris Illuminati
When the wheels come off
I thought I was emotionally connected, how wrong I was
Blank tapes, beers and The Boss
My postnatal depression battle
David Millard, Creator, Tales of Two Children
The good, the dad and the ugly
Likeness and love: a Mother’s Day tribute
It Takes a (Virtual) Village
Jason Thompson: artist, dad
Brad Blanks: NYC on-air personality and dad of three
The dad who gets paid to drink and write about beer
Anxiety: More powerful than a locomotive
Mark Nethercote: author, paediatrician, (belated) dad
Three wise women
Profile: Brad Nagle, Dear Agony Dad
Light and shade: my daughter’s first painting of me
Dave Butters: businessman, man’s man, dad
Third time’s a charm
The Decade Gap
Why dads with girls should be happier… or should they?
“I Just Want to Be The Best Dad I Can Be…”
“You’re Going to Nanna’s, B!tch!”
No Jacket Required
Mirrored in the Past, Present and Future
Parenting & (Anti) Social Media
Important Men’s Business
Parenting blogger Anthony Jones writes that his teenage daughter’s phone addiction is a major source of concern and argues that mobile phone manufacturers and social media companies have a duty of care towards our younger population.
The Dad Website’s resident ‘rock and roll dad’ Trevor Ludlow reflects on past musical glories and explains the pros and cons of collaborating with his daughter on his band’s latest album.
Andy Murphy, a.k.a. The Secure Dad, poses a simple but serious question: do the most important people in your life get the largest piece of your pie?
Chris McGuire – a.k.a. Out of Depth Dad – writes that his mother’s parting regret, before succumbing to cancer at 45, lives on as inspiration for his approach to fatherhood.
‘The Stepmums Club’ founder Priscilla Appeaning lays bare the issues that she and many other stepmothers face.
Heather Caporaso pays tribute to her marshmallow-soft, Soprano-lookalike dad.
The Dad Network helped amplify the all-important message ‘Dads don’t babysit’, and as Dave Manoucheri writes, it’s catching on for ALL parents.
While his wife’s death transported Californian dad-of-four Dave Manoucheri, DeLorean-style, to a time when he was single and void of responsibility, it helped him become the best dad he could be in the present.
Lotte North, co-founder of The Parent Hood, a social networking group for parents, fondly recalls being raised by a firm-but-fun single dad.