Heed Thee the Words of Tom Selleck! Quit Being a Jerk-Wad of a Father

A man is watching a football game with his buddies. Suddenly, inexplicably, he gets up and leaves the room. Rather than fetching more nachos, however, he goes to the basement where he (this is the weird part) spends time with his son. Told you...Hey, if Tom Selleck tells you to be a good father, you better listen.

Postpartum Depression Affects Dads, Too

According to a recent story by psychiatrist Dr. Richard Friedman in The New York Times, postpartum depression doesn't just affect new mothers -- fathers can suffer the devastation, too. Here are some of the most interesting points of the story. ...

Parents - Are They Less Happy Than Other People?

Clarance Darrow said, "The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children." Scientific study seems to back him up. Parenthood is supposed to bring joy and fulfillment into our lives, but study after study reveal...

Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali Dish About Fatherhood

Celebrity chefs and dads Mario Batali and Tony Bourdain recently sat down over a glass of wine to discuss their changing ways. This wasn't just two dads having dinner, though; it was an episode of Serious Eats' popular Chewing the Fat series. But thi...

Parenting trend: new fathers in their 40s

While it certainly isn't new, it's definitely becoming more common. As it becomes increasingly trendy for adults to start families later in life, a number of men are starting out as fathers at an age when other dads are already sending kids to colleg...

Corey Feldman finds fatherhood healing

For a number of years any sort of title beginning with the words Corey Feldman was sure to end in a blurb about drugs, bad behavior and a comment about the unfortunate side effects of childhood stardom. But it seems like the former childhood star is ...

Things a man should know about fatherhood

MSN Lifestyle has an article from Esquire magazine listing things a man should know about fatherhood -- presumably before it's too late. There are seventy-two items, most of which I agree with. Some are humourous -- "There is only one reason for a te...

Matt Damon happy to be member of secret parenting club

Matt Damon, Dad to six month old Isabella, (and also my pretend celebrity boyfrient - Matt is to me like Farah Fawcett in her bikini was to teenagers in the 80's) says that fatherhood "defies description, actually." The new Dad says that he doesn't ...

Daddy blogger teaches me a thing or two about men

This morning as I blog-walked, I tried to explain something to myself so that I could explain it to you. I was reading a Daddy Blog. Boy, would Chris be surprised that I called his blog that-- and I say it partly tongue-in-cheek. Because everybody's ...

Fatherhood Magazine: for young, urban dads

Dads:  feeling a bit left out of the target market for most parenting magazines?  Well, feel ignored no more:  Anwan Wesley, a Pittsburgh father of two is doing what he can to rectify the situation by launching his new parenting magazi...


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