Once you’re divorced with a child, that is a background fact for the rest of your life. Nothing will change it.
Science has something to say about just how much influence dad has, whether he wants to or not, from the very beginning.
Being the shepherd of a threenager allows me to act as curator of her finest moments, and provides a slice of levity in an otherwise dark world.
My sons often remind me that the parenting game is not necessarily about winning or losing. It’s about the effort that goes into playing the game.
So what if I had to rhyme words with her for hours and have contests to see which of us could spot more school buses for 300 miles?
I so want to pass the torch, this sword of gold. I want to give them this tune. I want to give all of them. They're not having it. Yet.
Of course, there are reams written about the ubiquitous syndrome of “mom guilt.” But what about dads? Are they immune?
With an upsurge of dads now playing a key role in raising children, more men are experiencing postpartum depression.
Let me tell you about the time a "tough" fireman was reduced to a slobbering, sniveling mess in the arms of his then-two-year-old daughter.
All parents can hope for is to have the opportunity to watch their kids sprout strong legs of independence that will lead them on their own journey.