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Parenting Your Adult Children

Fathers with adult children come to realize that they never stop being fathers. But parenting your adult children can be a delicate matter. Find out ways to be a responsible parent of adult children, and to continue your role of helping them also be responsible.

When Adult Children Return Home
In the United States, over 4 million people between the ages of 25 and 34 are living with their parents. What should a father do when one or more of his adult children want to come back to live with him? How can you support your children while still maintaining privacy, respect and personal responsibility?

A Review of Big Shoes: In Celebration of Dads and Fatherhood
A book review of Big Shoes: In Celebration of Dads and Fatherhood by Al Roker. Big Shoes is a collection of essays and stories about fathers and fatherhood written by a variety of well known authors, journalists, sports figures and others celebrating the values of fatherhood.

How to Positively Influence an Adult Child
When an adult child who lives away from home starts making serious mistakes in his or her life, a parent feels a need to step in. But the effort to influence a problem adult child has to be handled directly but delicately, recognizing the limits that parents have to influence their adult children.

Parenting College Kids Home For the Summer
After your children have been gone away to college for the school year, there are inevitably conflicts when they come back home for the summer. Learn how you should approach parenting your college age child when they come home for the summer.

Who's Your Daddy, Baby? by Lisa Pell
A review of the novel Who's Your Daddy, Baby? by Lisa Pell. An entertaining look at the process of trying to find a biological father through investigation, medical testing and social media.

College Kids and Non-Custodial Fathers
A father recently asked about paying for expenses for his college-aged daughter even though he already pays child support. Read what other fathers had to say in terms of advice for this dad.

Five Key Principles for Fathers in Parenting Adult Children
Continuing to influence your adult children as a father is important. Learn five key principles for parenting adult children to help guide your efforts with your adult children.

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