deadbeat dads 

Dear Dad: Fathers Who Leave Will Never Know What They've Missed

Courtesy of Michael Boatman.
"Daddy ... I don't feel good."
I groaned. Loudly. I was hoping to "accidentally" wake up my wife so she could deal with my 4-year-old and her sick stomach. It was 3 a.m. I was tired and I had a TV show t...
My kids teach me the single greatest lesson a father can ever know: The joy that comes from being present for your kids.

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 ma...

Deadbeat parents shamed online

I raised my daughter as a single parent and never received a dime of child support from her biological dad. Shortly after our divorce, he moved to California, remarried, and disappeared from our lives. There were times I wished that I could force him...

The anger of divorce doesn't end with the decree signing

Last night I received a call from a friend of mine whose divorce recently became finalized. Theirs was a vicious parting, requiring multiple lawyers and many trips to court. Apparently my friend thought all would be good once the papers were signed. ...

Deadbeat dad owes over 2 million

Call me cynical, but I've always thought it completely necessary to have means to support myself and Nolan on my own. I hope Rob and I will last forever and exit this world holding hands and blowing kisses to our grandchildren, but who knows? The onl...

It's no good to be Bobby Brown

Poor Bobby Brown. The guy just can't seem to catch a break. It seems that whenever he makes the headlines it is for some sort of brush with the law. Brown's latest difficulty involves a lapse in his child support payments for his two children with Ki...

When sleeping at dad's new house doesn't work out

Over the weekend my son was slated to spend the night at his father's new home. For one reason or another there have not been too many over night visits to his dad's new place. Due to fairly packed soccer and social schedules it is often hard to get ...


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