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This Dad’s ‘Feminist Father’ Shirt Went Viral

A change of pace from the dad-waiting-up-with-a-shotgun stereotype: A photo of a New Jersey dad wearing a feminist T-shirt has gone viral, with many expressing support for its message. Kristine Speare…

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8 Best & Worst Animal Dads (Slideshow)

  In the animal kingdom, there are great dads and, well, not so great dads -- at least according to our human standards. There are hands-on dads, there are dads whose hands-on approach include…

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How I Stopped Hating Fathers

Ned Plimpton: Why didn't you ever try to contact me? Steve Zissou: Because I hate fathers, and I never wanted to be one. From 2004’s The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou I grew up in 1970s America;…

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Do You Idealize Your Relationships?

You know those perfect relationships, the ones that live in your mind but don’t actually exist in real life, the ones that are all about storytelling, the ones that break your heart over and over beca…

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Punk is Not Dead, It Just Grew Up

Granted I may be speaking to a subcultural elite here, but being a punk rock parent is possibly harder than it looks. Once all of the gelatin peels away from your Mohawk, and your bondage pants be…

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What’s the Best Lesson Dad Taught You?

Get ready for Father's Day with practical advice from good-old reliable dad. By Diana Kelly, Prevention We asked Prevention readers and our fellow staffers to share how their fathers shape…

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Who Needs More Exercise? You Do Mom and Dad

There exist numerous jokes and jabs at the expense of new parents about "baby weight" and an ever-declining level of physical fitness après baby. This goes for the mother, as well as the father. I can…

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Dad is Sad – What a Day Dad Had!

On a recent trip to California, I was encouraged by the commitment and dedication some of my male friends exhibited towards parenting. This was not just because it reinforced my personal status as han…

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Daddy, Read Me a Book: Voices from Prison

If you are a parent, and have an active, participatory relationship with your young child, then you likely read anywhere from 2 to 20 books a day. I am not talking the new James Patterson or even that…

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Defining Who is a Parent

I was recently contacted by a lawyer, on behalf of an old friend who is locked in a bitter custody battle for her 7-year old daughter, and asked to make a statement verifying, and validating, my fri…

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