New Dads (and Others) Need Support

According to a recent study, men need more support in their transition to fatherhood. The findings, which began as a thesis written by a midwife at a Swedish university, most likely ring true for men at any stage of fatherhood. The men interviewed reported that, while...

One Girl's Dream-Come-True Dad

Every year at this time, we get to judge children’s essays as part of our Father of the Year Essay Contest. And just when we think we have read just about every possible insightful and inspiring expression from a child to his or her father, kids come up with...

What Makes Your Child Laugh?

As fathers, we should all actively observe April Fool’s Day — not by playing cruel tricks on our children, but by celebrating those relationships with lots of laughter. Victor Borge said, “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”...