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Dad Lets 11-year-old Son Drive, Gets Arrested

Would you let your kid drive your car? Photo: SXC.hu
Las Vegas area father Eusebio Aguilar is in trouble with the law after he let his 11-year-old son drive home from the grocery store. Police say that Aguilar "may have just been too drunk to...

Fantasy Escape Plan - Do You Have One?

What does your fantasy escape look like? Image: sxc.hu
When I was raising my first child, I often had days of overwhelming stress. The pressures of being a single parent, working a full time job and struggling to make it all work out was...

Barack Obama Celebrates First Father's Day in the White House

In January, "Parade" magazine published a letter that Barack Obama wrote to his daughters, which was really a letter about his hopes for all of America's children. This Sunday, the President will celebrate his first Father's Day in the White...

Father's Day Fun - Links We Love

It's time to get ready for Father's Day! Photo: sxc.hu
Got a stepfather to buy for this Father's Day? Or maybe an ex that your kids need to shop for? Here are some helpful hints when shopping for stepfamily. -- Divine Caroline
He makes a...

Sleepovers, Sonogram Cufflinks and More - Links We Love

Get sandal-perfect toes with a home pedicure. Photo courtesy of sxc.hu.
Get out your tissues: A dad returns from Iraq and surprises his 10-year-old daughter on her next to last day from school. -- Jezebel
Not sure what to get that dad-to-be...

Tricking Hubby Into Fatherhood

How far would you go to have another baby? Image: sxc.hu
When a couple marries, it is generally understood that there will be no secrets between them. Well, there may be a few secrets, but certainly nothing major and life-changing, right? Wrong....

Children's Books - Where Have all the Good Dads Gone?

Are dads treated unfairly in children's books?. Image: John Flinchbaugh on Flickr
Dads today are more involved in child care and family life than ever. They change diapers, they wake for midnight feedings and sometimes, they're even the...

Man Fathers 21 Kids With 11 Moms

Desmond Hatchett, a 29-year-old man from Knoxville, Tennessee, has father -- are you ready for this? -- 21 children. With 11 different women. None of whom he is married to. And you thought Jon and Kate Gosselin had a lot of kids. Oh, and he...

Vote In Our Father's Day Poll

Who's the best daddy in all of Hollywood? Which famous father is hands-down the worst? Tell us what you think in our poll, and share how you plan to spend the day that's all about dads.
Fathers Day Poll Who is the sexiest...

Modern Fathers the Equivalent of Hired Help?

Have fathers lost their place in the family? Photo courtesy Friendscallme on Flickr Michael Lewis is a father of three who is feeling a little under-appreciated. He's written a book, based on a series of amusing pieces he wrote for Slate, called...

Last Minute Mother's Day, Twins and Funny Videos - Links We Love

DIY flower arrangements make a great gift for Mom. Image: sxc.hu
Recession-proof your Mother's Day with DIY flower arrangements for Mom. -- Alpha Mom Dads today are more involved in their kids' lives than ever before. But do they really need a...

Old-Fashioned Baby Names, or Old Ladies?

I love pretty names for our daughter, but also "cute" and old fashioned names. My favorites are Mae, Delia, and Daisy. My husband says that all he can picture when he hears these names is a little old lady. He likes more familiar names like...

Twilight Movie Blamed for Boy's Biting Binge

According to a dad in Des Moines, vampires are to blame for his son's recent misbehavior. Specifically, he says his 13-year-old son went on a biting spree at his middle school because of the movie "Twilight". Yes, that's right. Dad says his boy...

Naming Baby After Dad - Classic or Showy?

My wife and I are considering naming our son after me and calling him EJ for Eric Junior. What is the history of passing down the father's name to his son and is it considered pretentious today? - Dad-to-be Fifty years ago, no one...

Does Your Stroller Face Forward or Back?

Breast or bottle? Plastic or wooden toys? So many decisions. Now we can add a new one to the list: Forward- vs. toward-facing strollers. New research suggests that children who use strollers that face the person pushing them interact and laugh...

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