Fathering Challenges Demand the Right Attitude

  Perseverance in the face of challenges … It’s a virtue in many committed dads today. A few weeks back we told about Rob, a dad who considered it a privilege to have a special-needs child, and who described how that child has changed his entire family for the...

Conflict Resolution – My Family

  As a father, making up for past mistakes takes a lot of humility, never-give-up perseverance, and sometimes heroic patience....

You Can Be a Good Dad Even in Tough Situations

  A while back, a dad wrote to us and said, “How can someone be a good father when the system and the mother won’t let him?” For a growing number of dads today, this dad’s question is the only one that matters because they don’t have access to...

Everyday Heroes: Great Dads Shine in Tough Circumstances

  Aimee Copeland is a 24-year-old from Georgia who’s in the news because of a rare flesh-eating disease which she contracted after cutting her leg in a zip-lining accident earlier this month. Despite losing her leg, both hands and her other foot, she has shown...

Away But Not Apart: How to Be a Good Dad Despite Separations

Do you find yourself often separated from your children? Whether it’s due to job demands, divorce, military service or some other challenge, this is a growing issue for today’s fathers … including some of us at fathers.com. For all of you guys who love your kids...

Are you connecting with your kids?

How engaged are today’s fathers? Recent data analysis from the Pew Research Center is encouraging … and discouraging. The study focused on two areas: fathers’ presence and their involvement. While the results are interesting, this is more about how...