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Fatherhood: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
What Parents Need to Know About SnapChat
SnapChat is a new app for the iPhone and Android which has become very popular among tweens, teens and young adults. It offers the ability to send photos from one member to another with a time limit on the life of the photo. Learn what parents need to know about SnapChat.
Top 10 Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs
Looking for the perfect wedding dance song for the bride and her dad? Then explore this list of favorite father-daughter wedding dance songs.
3 Sample Father of the Bride Wedding Speeches
These successful wedding speeches for the father of the bride can either be used as is or give ideas for crafting your own father of the bride speech.
10 Country Songs for a Dad and Daughter Wedding...
Some of the best father-daughter wedding dance songs are in the country music genre. Check out this list of country songs that you and your daughter will love at her wedding reception.
10 Creative Gifts for Dads
Ever wondered what to buy for dear old dad? Then look no further than our creative gift guide. Here you will find clever gifts that are truly out of the ordinary.
Sample Wedding Toasts for the Father of the Bride
If your daughter is getting married, you will likely have an opportunity to make a speech or offer a toast as the father of the bride. Here are some memorable outlines for wedding toasts for the father of the bride as you send your daughter off into the adventure of marriage.
What You Need to Know About Child Support
Learn more about how child support works, your obligations as a non-custodial father and how to make it all work for you and your children.
10 Ways to Strengthen Your Father-Son...
Fathers and sons often have great relationships, but many fathers and sons struggle to stay close during the growing up years. These ideas will help fathers and sons develop a strong father son relationship and keep it strong.
Find Out How Much a Paternity Test Costs
If you need a paternity test to establish your biological relationship with a child, how should you expect to pay for a paternity test?
Not Married to Your Child's Mother? 3 Things...
Learn the essentials about being an unwed father and know how to protect yourself and take full responsibility for the child.
Father of the Bride? What You Need to Know to...
The day of a daughter's wedding can be pretty traumatic for a father. Emotionally, financially and physically, the experience for the father of the bride can be overwhelming. Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in the wedding important and the experience positive for dad, mom and daughter.
10 Things Men Can Do To Make Their Wives Feel...
Making time for a little romance seems to be getting harder and harder. Learn what a husband can do to make his wife feel special and help her know that she is loved.
What Are the Statistics on Fatherless Children...
The epidemic of fatherlessness in the United States has had serious consequences for children. Statistics from recent research bears out the need for fathers to return home.
16 Resources for the Perfect Father's Gift
Trying to find a great gift for your father? This guide to gift ideas for dads of all kinds and for all seasons is a great place to start looking for that gift for your special dad.
Top 7 Keys for Success as a Divorced Dad
Being a successful divorced dad--that is maintaining a good relationship with the children despite being divorced from their mother--is an extra burden for dads to bear. What can you do to have a greater probability of success in this situation?
How Are Children Affected By Divorce?
Children are the innocent victims of parents who divorce. Recognize why children whose parents divorce are at risk emotionally, learn and watch for the danger signs, and find ways to help them and you cope with the effects of divorce on children.
What Dads Should Expect in the Last Month of...
What a dad needs to know about helping his partner make it through her final month of pregnancy and how to make it through the anxiety himself
7 Ways for Dads to Strengthen Their Relationshi...
While many fathers and their daughters have a close personal relationship, others do not. If you are having a bit of a hard time getting close to your daughter, or if you want to improve an already good connection, learn more about having a good father-daughter relationship.
9 Family Calendars to Keep You Organized
More and more families are using technology to manage their busy lives. These online family calendars offer a range of organizing tools from simple calendars to more full-featured organizers. Find out which systems are right for your family.
10 Ways to Reconnect as an Absent Father
If you have been an absent father and now want back into your child’s life, these ten things for an absent father to do will help you reconnect with your child.
10 Child Discipline Mistakes Fathers Shouldn't...
Disciplining children to change their behavior is an important role for fathers. But often we find ourselves reverting back to the less effective ways our parents might have used with us. Being aware of and avoiding these child discipline mistakes will help fathers take a more productive approach to discipline that really will change behavior.
How long does child support last?
What fathers need to know about the duration of child support orders.
10 Great Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs
Looking for a traditional or popular wedding song for a bride and her father to dance to? This list includes wedding songs from pop artists and popular singers over the last several years.
Courageous - a Movie Review
A review of the movie Courageous, a film for fathers about committed, godly and courageous fatherhood.
Statistics on Children of Divorce in America
Divorce impacts children in many ways. These statistics about children of divorce in America are troubling; fathers have a lot of work to do to protect their children from divorce by keeping marriages strong, or by trying to improve their children's chances for success by parenting in a responsible way.
Should You Stay Together for the Kids?
With the rising number of divorces, it seems more and more parents are deciding to divorce when a marriage seems over rather than staying together for the kids as more couples used to do. Should you stay together for the kids' sake or should you divorce? How do you know which choice to make?
Raising Your Daughter as a Single Dad
Single fathers often find that raising their daughters is life’s greatest challenge. Find some tips and advice from dads who have been there about successfully raising a daughter as a single dad.
Top Ten Gifts for the History Buff Father
If you father loves history (and many do), then he will appreciate a gift that reminds him of his passion and the events that have shaped our world. From books and ties to DVDs and games, this list has something to please every history-loving dad.
Bill Cosby - Father and Fatherhood Advocate
A profile of celebrity father Bill Cosby. A well known comedian, actor and fatherhood activist, Bill Cosby has raised a family and speaks regularly on fatherhood issues.
Tips for Teaching Teens to Drive
Teaching your teen to drive can be a daunting task. But if you prepare well, the process can be successful. Learn how to be a good driver education dad.
Dad's Hospital Bag
Getting ready for the trip to the hospital to deliver a baby? Every expectant mom needs a hospital bag with all the key supplies for labor and delivery. But dads who are there and involved need their own hospital bag as well with his essentials. This checklist will help any expectant father have the perfect hospital bag for all his needs while mom is in the labor and delivery process.
Guide to Finding Online Work for Stay At Home...
Often, stay-at-home dads will look for money making opportunities that can adapt to their schedules and supplement the family income. These ideas can help stay-at-home dads sort through the online opportunities to be able to make some extra money from home.
Make an Apple Turkey for Thanksgiving
For an easy and colorful Thanksgiving craft, make an apple turkey with your kids. It is a fun project you can do together and it is simple.
How Do I Get a Paternity Test?
If you need a paternity test to establish your biological relationship (or lack thereof) with a child, here are some guidelines about how to go about getting a paternity test.
Rethinking the Myth of Work-Life Balance
Many fathers feel a need for better balance between the competing demands of work, family and personal interests. Is work-life balance a myth, or do we just need to rethink the whole concept?
Dads: 10 Ways to Stay Close to Your Daughter As...
Here are some time-tested ideas for dads to stay connected to their daughters as they grow through childhood and the teenage years.
How Men Can Deal with Miscarriage
A miscarriage can be a physical and an emotional blow for an expectant couple. Learn more about miscarriage, how to be supportive to your partner and how to deal with your own feelings of loss.
7 Tips for Fathers to Raise Responsible Sons
Find out how fathers and sons can interact in ways that helps fathers in raising responsible sons.
5 Tips for Effectively Grounding Your Teens
Learn about grounding as a disciplinary technique--what works and what doesn't and when grounding is an effective strategy for fathers and teens.
Stephen Covey's Four Quadrants and Work-Life...
Fathers trying to better balance their work and life can learn a lot from Stephen Covey's Time Management Matrix. Living in Quadrant Two is an important way to keep life in perspective and achieve better work-life balance for you and your family.
5 Greatest Rolling Backpacks
Experts extol the virtue of rolling backpacks for children. Are you trying to find a good rolling backpack for your child? These rolling backpacks look great, work well and will protect the kids' backs as they head off to school.
How to Dance the Waltz
Whether at a daughter's coming out party or at her wedding, there will be opportunities for fathers and daughters to dance together in formal and informal settings. If you need to learn the waltz for such an event, this step by step process will help you master the basic step and not be embarrassed as a dancing dad.
Balancing The Parenting Styles of Fathers and...
Both fathers and mothers are important for children, but they tend to use different parenting styles. Learn how fathers and mothers tend to parent differently, and how to best mesh the parenting styles of fathers and mothers to help children become successful.
Quick and Easy Dinners for Busy Dads
These recipes offer meals that take only a few minutes to prepare and taste great.
Top Ten Power Principles for Successful Fathers
Every successful father bases his fathering on basic principles. These ten power principles for fathers will help any dad be better and develop improved relationships with his children.
How to Teach Your Young Man How to Shave
Seeing a bit of peach fuzz on your teenage son? Then it is time to teach him how to shave. Learn the principles and techniques you need to know to teach your teenager how to shave safely and cleanly.
What Fathers Should Know About Child Custody
Information and resources for fathers related to child custody. Learn about joint custody, dealing with custody issues, working with your family law attorney and more about dealing with child custody issues.
Teaching Our Sons to Respect Women
One of the greatest gifts a father can give his son is to teach him to respect women, including the boy's mother and sisters. Learn the best ways that fathers can teach their sons to respect women.
Communicating in Your Child's Love Language
Every child has or her own way of receiving love; Gary Chapman in his book The Five Love Languages explains five different ways people understand love from others. Find out which love language your child speaks and how to best communicate love to her in her own language.
How the Father of the Bride Can Prepare for the...
The day a daughter marries can be pretty traumatic for a father. Emotionally, financially and physically, the experience can be overwhelming. Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in the wedding celebration important and the experience positive for dad, mom and daughter.
When Do You Have to Pay Child Support?
The obligation to support a child is not conditioned by marriage. If you are a parent, you have responsibility to financially support your offspring.
Dating for Divorced Dads
So, it has been a while since the divorce and you are anxious for some female companionship. Dating is more difficult after a divorce than when you were single the last time. How should dad go about finding women and dating after a divorce? And what do you say to the kids and when?
5 Ways to Make Joint Custody Work
With an ever increasing legal trend toward joint custody or mutual custody, fathers need to know what it takes to make joint custody a good solution for them, their kids and their kids' mom.
10 Life Benefits of Being a Dad
Fatherhood has a tendency to change men for the better. Find out what the research says about the ways that fatherhood benefits a man in all aspects of his life.
How is the amount of child support determined?
How the courts determine the appropriate amount of child support payments is based on several factors.
Check out the Facebook Dad Bloggers Group
Learn about the Dad Bloggers Group at Facebook, what it is and how to get involved with this community of fathers blogging.
What Dads Need to Know About Labor
A big part of an expectant father's role is to help his partner through the labor process. Experienced dads share insights into what a first time dad needs to know.
Dance Steps for Father Daughter Wedding Dances
Many wedding songs work well for the father-daughter wedding dance, but you need to know the dance steps before you can dance at the wedding without being embarrassed. Find quick instructions for dances like the waltz, the fox trot, the quick step and more.
Top Ten Toys for a Toddler's Cognitive...
Choosing the right toys for a toddler can help with the child's cognitive development. Check out these toys that dads will enjoy as they play with their toddlers and that the kids will love and that will help them learn.
4 Ways to Set Limits for Your Child's Behavior
Setting boundaries and limits around a child's behavior is an important skill for fathers. Learn more about the keys to effectively setting limits for your children.
Can I Do an At-Home Paternity Test?
Paternity tests that are taken at home and then sent to a lab by mail are becoming more cost effective and more popular.
Top Ten Cookbooks for Fathers
Looking for a cookbook for your father? Check out these top recommended cookbooks, for gourmet or kitchen-challenged.
How to Adjust to Life as a Single Father
Due to a divorce or death of your partner, do you now find yourself as a single father? There are few transitions in life that are harder for a man. Find some ideas about successfully making the transition to single fatherhood.
How to Strengthen a Marriage and Avoid Divorce
Avoiding divorce by strengthening marriage is a worthwhile effort to help your children live in a loving family. Here are some tips for marriage for men hoping to save their marriage, avoid divorce and keep their family together.
The Top Ten Fears of Dads to Be and How to...
Dads-to-be often find themselves with lots of fears and anxieties about fatherhood. Check out the top ten fears or anxieties for dads-to-be and learn how to deal with them effectively.
10 Great Gift Ideas for Single Dads
Whether it’s Fathers Day, Christmas or a birthday, it can be really tough finding a great gift for the
How does a custody decision in a divorce affect...
Information about how divorce affects child support
How Divorced Dads Can Best Handle a Daughter's...
There are not many more challenging moments for a divorced dad than when his daughter gets married. Find out how to prepare for and handle the events of your daughter's wedding and still help her have a great experience.
How a Divorced Dad Can Find Women to Date
So, if you have decided to jump back into dating as a divorced dad, just how do you go about finding women to date? How do you inject yourself into this new world?
Ten Important Questions to Ask Your Daughter...
Want to build a stronger and more open relationship with your daughter? Then ask her these ten questions from time to time to stay in touch, have a positive influence and make your father daughter relationship better.
What happens if I don't make my child support...
There are big consequences for missing child support payments.
Are You Ready for Fatherhood?
Want to find out if you are ready to make the fatherhood commitment? Take our quiz and examine your preparation, attitudes and readiness to be a great dad.
Top 10 Ways to Balance Life and Work
Committed fathers love spending time with their children, but with today's pressures of work and other priorities, work life balance can be difficult for fathers. Here are some important resources for fathers to help make work life balance work for them and their families.
How to Hear What Your Child Doesn't Say
Active listening is a skill that will help any parent communicate better with his or her children. Learn how to be a better active listener.
Self-Care for Men Going Through Divorce
Divorced men often find themselves in a world that crumbles around them. Taking good care of themselves physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually can help them through the transition and help them be better men and fathers than if they chose the path of least resistance. Learn how to take the steps needed for self-care after divorce.
Top Ten Signs that Your Work-Life Balance is...
Learn the warning signs of work-life imbalance and get some tips for bringing your work and life back into balance and harmony.
4 Ways to Improve Your Child's Memory
Memorizing, while sometimes a challenge to both children and adults, is a necessary skill to enhance learning and retention. From poetry to multiplication tables, children who can memorize are miles ahead of those that never learn how. Here are some ideas and tips that will help you teach your children the skills needed to effectively memorize.
Dutch Oven Cooking Basics
I love my dutch ovens and cooking dutch oven meals and desserts for my family. Find out how to cook with and clean a dutch oven and create great meals.
Preparing for a Reunion With Your Estranged...
If you have been separated from your father for a long time, whether by his choice or yours, there may come a time when you want to reunite. Learn how you should prepare to reconnect with your estranged father.
What Every Father Needs to Know About Parenting...
Having a good parenting plan is essential for divorced fathers that are sharing custody with their children's mother. Learn what need to be in a parenting plan and what fathers need to know before agreeing to a parenting plan.
Rebuilding a Relationship in the Aftermath of...
Extramarital affairs more often than not destroy a marriage, whether or not a divorce follows. This article offers advice and direction on rebuilding a marriage after an affair.
Father of the Bride -- The Reception and After
Finally, the wedding is over and now it is time for the reception and the honeymoon. What things can a father do to make this time special and of minimal stress for the new bride and the family?
Ten Commandments for Successful Fathers
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Twenty Questions to Ask Your Dad
If you want to get to know your father better, these twenty questions can help start and keep a conversation going about your father, his life and his views.
Making a Father Child Reunion with an Estranged...
If you have been estranged from your father for whatever reason and want to reconnect, there are some steps you need to take to make the first meeting work for you and for your dad and to give it the best chance for success.
10 Father's Day Craft Projects by Kids for Dads
A list of Father's Day craft ideas from About.com Guides. Inexpensive, creative and fun craft ideas for Father's Day gifts that kids will love and fathers will love even more.
How Fathers Can Teach Their Children Respect
One of a father's most important gifts to his children is to teach them respect. This article addresses respect: what it is and how it is best taught by a father to his children.
Frequently Asked Questions About Paternity Tests
Everything you need to know about paternity testing. What kinds of tests are there? Where I do get a paternity test? How much will a paternity test cost?
Recognizing and Responding to Midlife Crisis
If you are wondering if the feelings you are experiencing are part of midlife crisis, you may well be right. Midlife crisis can impact a man and his family in very difficult ways. Find out if what you are going through is a midlife crisis and how best to respond and deal with the midlife transition.
5 Best Baby Carriers for Fathers
Baby carriers are not the exclusive domain of mothers. Find the best baby carriers for fathers with the right sizes and design.
Finding Ideas for an Eagle Scout Project
If your son or a member of your local Scout troop is trying to find an Eagle Scout project, then these ideas will help in selecting a project that will demonstrate leadership and offer service to the community.
Helping Your Teenager Find a Summer Job
Are you hoping your teen will find a summer job this summer to earn money for school and other needs? Check out these ideas for helping your teens find a great summer job and for helping them get the job and keep it all summer.
Top 10 Answers to New Dads' Questions
Are you about to become a new dad? There is probably nothing more intimidating in life than finding out that your partner is expecting. Here are the most important things you need to know as you embark on this adventure known as fatherhood.
Google Plus for Fathers and Families
Google Plus is the latest addition to the social networking world. Learn what fathers and parents need to know about Google Plus. Will kids want to use it? How should parents handle Google Plus in protecting their kids from the online dangers of social networking?
8 Steps to Choosing a Sport for Your Child
Choosing a sport for your child is important, but finding the right sport will help a child be successful. Learn the things to think about in choosing a sport for your child that will be fun for him or her and will help them learn the life skills that sports can offer.
How to Know When You Are Ready for Fatherhood
It is a question most men ask themselves over and over. How will I know when I am ready to be a father? Find out what you should think about and the questions you should answer to know when you are ready for fatherhood.
How to Fnd Common Interests With Your Son
One good way to build a relationship with your son is to develop common interests. Learn how to find areas of common interests and to build on those to improve your relationship as a father with your son.
How to Break a Pornography Addiction
In talking to marriage and family therapists, it appears that pornography and sexual addiction problems are breaking up more marriages than almost anything else, other than financial issues. Find out if you or someone you love is addicted to porn and learn what to do to break the addiction and restore your relationships.
Child Discipline 101 - Dealing with Kids Who...
If your child has reached the stage where they tune you out when you talk, you know that it can really frustrate a parent. Consider these ideas for encouraging your children to listen to you and not just blow off your important communication.
How can I change child support payments that...
How to go about changing child support amounts.
Top 10 Family Board Games for Dads and Kids
Every dad wants quality time with his family and playing family board games can be a great way to interact. Here are some family board games that I recommend for a fun evening at home with the kids.
How to Break a Power Struggle With a Child
Power struggles can be among the hardest discipline challenges. Get tips on breaking a power struggle with your child.
How to Break the Cycle of Pornography Addiction
If you are experiencing addictive behaviors relating to sex or pornography, you know it can be hard to change. Breaking the cycle of sex addiction is possible if you make it a priority and if you work the necessary steps to freedom.
What is Hostile Aggressive Parenting?
What is Hostile Aggressive Parenting? How is it different than Parental Alienation? What do fathers need to know about Hostile Aggressive Parenting?
Terrific Parenting Tips for Fathers
Having raised five children with my partner of 30 years, I have learned a bit about parenting along the way. Here are some of the parenting tips that I think worked well with my children and that I have seen other fathers use successfully as well.
Keep Close To Home As a Divorced Dad
A recent study published in the Journal of Family Psychology documents the need that children have for access to both parents after a divorce. The evidence is clear and convincing: keeping both parents close by is critical for children to survive a family breakup. Here's why its important to keep close to home when you are a divorced dad.
Shout Out to Dad Bloggers
For the last year or so, I have been following a Facebook group composed of dad bloggers.  Now about 750 strong, this group shares their experiences and
Make Your Home Fun for Teenagers
Many parents want their teenagers and their friends to spend time at their home rather than elsewhere. What can parents do to make their home fun for teenagers and a place where your teens and their friends want to hang out?
10 Classic and Beloved Television Fathers
Who is your favorite television father? Check out this list and then add your own.
What Kinds of Paternity Tests Are There?
There are two basic types of paternity tests--the PCR test and the RFLP test. Learn more about these two basic types of paternity tests and which one to use in your situation.
6 Helpful Tax Tips for Divorced Dads
Filing your income tax return for the first time as a divorced dad? Find out what you need to know about your federal income taxes if you are paying alimony, child support and more in support of your ex wife and children.
Making the Most of Visitation
Divorced dads who have visitation rights often are concerned about the lack of time they have with their kids. This article by Kirk Bloir, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent with the Ohio State Extension Service offers solid recommendations for dads to maximize the value of their visitation time.
Activity Ideas for Fathers and Sons
Fathers and sons enjoy a special bond if they build a strong relationship. Fun activities which both dads and sons can enjoy can help strengthen that relationship. These activity ideas will help an father and son become closer.
Setting Appropriately High Expectations for...
Successful fathers offer the same advice, whether they're talking about helping students with homework, teaching them how to succeed or getting them to stop rebelling.
Last Minute Mother's Day Ideas
OK, dads.  We are just a couple of days away from Mother's Day!  Are you helping your kids get ready to treat their mom well and are you ready to let her know
A Couple of New Books for Dads
As my readers know, I spend a lot of time reading books about parenting and about the fatherhood experience. I know better than most that there are many good
7 Things Dad Needs to Know about Wedding Budgets
So your daughter or son is getting married, and you have the responsibility to plan for and pay the bills. Find out what you should know about wedding planning and budgeting so you can make wise decisions and draw the appropriate limits around spending for the wedding.
A Review of the Pandora's Hope Wireless Router
A review of the wireless router provided by Pandora's Hope. This router has extensive parental and security controls to protect every wireless device in your home from pornography and other harmful materials on the Internet.
Top Ten Wii Games for Fathers and Families
The Nintendo Wii is one of the most popular video game systems ever. Learn which Wii games will create hours of fun for fathers and their children.
You Are Ready for Fatherhood!
Based on your answers to the quiz, you are ready to tackle the challenge of fatherhood. Congratulations!
Why You Should Not Spank Your Children
It is an age old question that elicits a lot of controversy. Should a dad spank his children or not? Is spanking a good tool in a dad's discipline tool kit or not? What tools might you use instead if spanking is not appropriate?
How to Be A Successful Scout Leader
You can learn to be a successful scout leader by following a few simple guidelines. Read what successful scout leaders do for success in scouting.
The Father's Role in Pre Wedding Planning
The day a daughter marries, and the preparation for it, can be pretty traumatic for a father. Emotionally, financially and physically, the experience can be overwhelming. Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in wedding planning important and a positive experience for dad, mom and daughter.
Family Dinner Conversation Starters
Can't drag more than a one word answer out of your kids at dinner? Here are some conversation starters the whole family will want to talk about.
The Five Stages of Learning to Drive
Teaching a teen to drive requires a plan. These five stages of drivers education will help you think about what to teach and when, and will help you assemble and prepare a plan that will work with a minimum stress level for you and for your teen.
RFLP Paternity Test
A definition of the RFLP Paternity Test.
Gift Ideas for Dads Who Travel
If your dad loves to travel, or even he just has to travel, here are some gifts for your dad. Find the best luggage, travel accessories and trip ideas.
8 Things Dad Should Do about Sexting
It seems to be all over the news. Tweens and teens are using their cell phones to send sexually explicit text messages and nude photos to their friends. Find out what you need to know about this sexting phenomenon and what you can do about it to protect your kids from sexting and its implications.
Teaching Children Responsibility
One of the most important roles of a father is teaching his children to be personally responsible. What can a father do to make sure that his children learn personal responsibility and to accept the consequences of their behavior?
Top 10 Ways to Spend Quality Time with the Kids
Whether you are a traditional dad in a traditional family, a non custodial dad, a stay home dad, a stepdad, or whatever your role, the most precious thing a dad can give his kids is his time. A personal investment in your children is much more important to them than any toy, video game or electronic gadget. Here are some great, and sometimes creative, ways to get together with your kids in a positive way.
Quick Facts About Child Support in America
Statistics and information from the US Census Bureau about child support in America. Learn about the number of children and families receiving child support, poverty issues related to child support and how much child support is received by custodial families.
When Your Ex Remarries
One of the hardest moments for a divorced man is when his ex-spouse remarries. Learn what you can do to prepare for her remarriage and how you and your kids will cope when your ex remarries.
When Do I Need a Family Counselor?
How does a family decide when to go to counseling? What problems are best served by family counseling or therapy? What questions should I ask a potential family therapist? Learn more about family therapy and what it can do for your family.
If my ex-spouse doesn't let me have visitation,...
When a father doesn't get his court ordered visitation, he generally cannot withhold child support payments.
Ten Podcasts That Dads Will Love and Listen To
Podcasts are a great way to learn while listening, and these ten podcasts written and produced by and for dads will help any dad become better.
Ten Creative Activities for Dads and Teens
Wondering what to do to build a better relationship with your teen? These ideas for activities from dads of teenagers will help any father make the time and create the activity that can create connections and good memories between fathers and teens and strengthen relationships
A Father's Guide to Managing Stress at Home
Stress can be a father's worst enemy at home. This article presents some ideas and thoughts about stress and how to make home and family time less stressful.
Tips for Dealing with Child Support Enforcement...
Are you dealing with a child support enforcement agency in your state or locality? Whether you pay your child support on time or are behind, what you know and how you deal with the child support enforcement authorities is important. Learn what will help you in your efforts to work with child support enforcement agencies.
Top Ten Ways to Show Children That You Love Them
Want some new thoughts about how to show your children that you love them? This list of ideas about how to show love will help any dad look for new ways to communicate that he loves his kids.
How to Dance the Fox Trot
These simple instructions for the basic fox trot step, when practiced, can help ease that anxiety and help a father learn how to be ready for dance events.
When Your Child Gets a New Stepfather
When your kids' mom remarries, it can be pretty disconcerting to a father. What should a dad do when there is a new stepfather in his children's life?
5 Things You Should Know about Your Teen's...
As they mature, teenagers become less interdependent on parents and more on their friends. Learn more about the role of friends in your teenager’s life, why friendships are important to them, and how to be supportive of them as they grow and develop into responsible adults.
How to Help a Friend Through Divorce
Do you have a friend who is a father going through a divorce? Here are some recommendations and tips for helping him through the process, and some advice for being supportive but not becoming co-dependent.
10 Best April Fools Day Pranks for Dads to Pull...
Looking for a fun and relatively harmless prank to play on your kids for April Fools' Day? Then check out this list of April Fools' Day pranks that fathers have used for years. They are a lot of fun but don't demean or embarrass the kids.
Paying Attention to Teens’ Rites of Passage
The national Teens Today report for 2005 indicates that teens whose parents fail to pay attention to rites of passage in their lives are more likely to be involved in dangerous behaviors like alcohol and drug abuse, premarital sex and dangerous driving. Learn more about this study and ways to connect with your teens at these important transitions in their lives.
How to Dance the Quick Step
When a dad without a lot of dancing experience needs to dance the quick step for a wedding, debutante ball or other event, this quick tutorial will help him learn the basic step and not embarrass himself in the process.
Finding and Selecting a Good Divorce Lawyer
Dealing with family law matters such as divorce, custody, visitation and child support can be daunting, but having a good divorce lawyer represent you makes a big difference. Find out how to find, identify and select a reputable divorce lawyer who will represent your interests.
How to Write a Love Note to Your Child
Writing love notes to our children is becoming a lost art. Learn how to write a love note to your child that will create a lasting memory and will become a special keepsake.
Gift Ideas for New Dads
Looking for a perfect gift for the new dad or a dad-to-be? These gift ideas will help you find just the right Christmas, birthday or Father's Day gift for the new dad or the one who is expecting.
How to Do The Egg in a Bottle Experiment
A very simple science trick of sucking an egg into a bottle demonstrates air pressure and how it works in real life and in weather. Learn how to do this simple but dramatic science experiment.
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