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Opinion: The Real Reason Grown Men are Crying at 'Toy Story 3'

This is what it sounds like when dads cry. Illustration by Christopher Healy
Just like the majority of the adults in the audience with me, I was wiping tears from my cheeks as the credits rolled on "Toy Story 3". This was far from the fir...

Dad Tries to Stimulate Lactation in Hopes of Breast-Feeding Future Babies

A Swedish dad is using a breast pump to stimulate lactation. Credit: Photodisc
Brace yourselves, ladies, a new battle just broke out in the war between the sexes -- a Swedish man is planning to pump his breasts every day until December in an e...

New Book Says That Fatherhood Can Be A 'Misery' For Dads

Move over "Bad Mother." Make room for "Bad Father." According London's "Daily Mail," men are finally speaking up about the sadness they feel when they have kids.
Day Out with Daddy: Celebrity Dads and Kids Matthew McConaughey ...

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...

More Vasectomies During March Madness

Ladies, take note: If, come March of next year, your man is suddenly more willing to discuss having his manhood snipped than he was before, he may have an ulterior motive. March Madness. It seems that doctors see an increase in vasectomies duri...

Inauguration Cupcakes, Marley and Me, and Mom Car Syndrome - Links We Love

Are you celebrating the ushering in of a new administration with an inauguration party? Nothing says "Yes We Can" like Obama cupcakes. -- AlphaMom They say we're the helicopter parent generation, always hovering, never willing to let go. Maybe we ...

Gene Linked to Dad's Ability to Father Sons, Daughters

Do men determine the sex of their babies? This question is a little more complicated than the old "XX, XY" scenario. We've long known that the father supplies the sex of the baby to be in his sperm by providing either an additional X or Y chromosome....

Economy Hurting Moms More than Dads this Holiday Season?

As we all know, times are tough this holiday season. People are spending less on everything, including presents. Many parents will no doubt fore go something special for themselves in order to provide for their children. More often than not, accordi...

Men have biological clocks too

What do Rod Stewart, Michael Douglas, and Charlie Chaplin have in common? They all had children at an age when many dads are enjoying their grandchildren (60, 58, and 73, respectively, for those of you who are interested). Though it's far more commo...

Are mama's boys for real?

I don't know about in this country, but in Italy apparently they are. Of all the fears I have for my son, perhaps the one that gets to me the most is that I will turn my son into a mama's boy. Is there anything I want more than to keep my son around...

Men who do more housework have more sex?

It bugs me when women talk about how their husbands are so great about helping out around the house. It's not that I think men shouldn't be doing household chores. It is the idea that they are doing it to help their partners, not because they feel an...

Deep-voiced men father more children

Men, how low can you go? Is your voice a rumbling bass or a lilting soprano? Research suggests that your answer to that question might determine how many children will ultimately call you daddy. Awhile back, researchers determined that women find men...

Men: would you pass the daddy exam?

Every time a parent does something awful or mind-numbingly stupid, there's always someone who says: "You know, there oughtta be a test you have to pass before you're allowed to have kids." Well, now there is. Sort of. Fathering Japan, a Tokyo non-pro...

Are we teaching kids to fear men?

A while back, I wrote about men in the UK shying away from volunteer work with children for fear of being labeled as pedophiles. Based on the comments I received, this isn't an uncommon fear. Are we, as parents, teaching our children to fear men? Th...

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...

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