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Divorced Dads: Respect a Child’s Love

Divorced Dads: Respect a Child’s Love

Whether it was intentional or not, maybe you have tried to turn your child against his mother. And make no mistake, these kinds of comments move you dangerously close to placing yourself between your dear, sweet child and someone he loves more than anyone else, except you.

Single Dads and Expectations

Single Dads and Expectations

If you're a recently divorced dad, be prepared to see a side of your kids you've never seen before. Kids who have been...

Talking About the Divorce: 5 Things Kids Need to Hear

Talking About the Divorce: 5 Things Kids Need to Hear

I’ve learned some things about being a great divorced dad, especially about communication. Here are my best pieces of advice for fellow divorced dads about talking with your kids after the divorce.

Single Fathers: Press On

Single Fathers: Press On

by Matt Haviland Is it possible to be a great father as a single dad? The short answer is, “Absolutely!” However,...

Steady Through the Years: A Single Dad’s Journey

Steady Through the Years: A Single Dad’s Journey

At 53, my days as a runner are a fond memory. Not to say I couldn't get back into the shape I was in 1983 when I got up every morning at 6:00 am to run two miles before work. It's just that I seem to have run out of time for myself these days. I'm a single dad.

Single Dads Dating: “Meet Your New Stepmother”

Single Dads Dating: “Meet Your New Stepmother”

Soon after my divorce in 2000, I became the primary custodian of my two sons CJ and Brandon. I remarried in 2007, but those years as a single parent gave me a different perspective on fatherhood and the task of training my sons in the world of dating and relationships.

3 Holiday Tips for Single Dads

3 Holiday Tips for Single Dads

The holidays are here. You love your kids, and you want to be with those little rascals. You want to share all the wonderful experiences that the holidays promise, but you're divorced—or you are getting a divorce—and you don't want to share them with your ex. What to do?

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