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    • Dating for Divorced Dads Created: Thursday, June 19, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      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 abo...
    • Should You Stay Together for the Kids? Created: Friday, September 09, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      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 y...
    • Making Your Family Reunion Great Created: Friday, December 03, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      With your well crafted family reunion plans in place, it is time to pull off the big event. Learn what you need to do during and after the family reunion to make it a memorable and fun experience ...
    • Four Key Promises of Effective Fathers - The Promise to Love Created: Saturday, January 14, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Effective fathers make and keep critical promises to their families. Learn about the promise to love and how fathers can make this promise and show love to their families."
    • Top Things a Dad of Teens Needs to Know Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The idea of having one or more children in their teenage years often strikes fear in the heart of a father. Here are the main things a dad needs to know to be a successful father of teenagers.
    • Teaching Your Teen to Drive Created: Wednesday, July 28, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      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.
    • Top Ten Favorite Television Fathers of All Time Created: Friday, August 27, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Who is your favorite television father? Check out this list and then add your own.
    • Child Custody Information for Fathers Created: Friday, June 11, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      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 custo...
    • Top Ten April Fools Day Pranks for Fathers Created: Thursday, March 24, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      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 fu...
    • Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day Created: Friday, February 19, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      April 22 is Earth Day and a great opportunity for dads and children to learn more about the environment and what we can do to protect it. This article lists activities and things to do to celebrate Earth Day and help your children become more environmentally conscious.
    • Teaching Children About Patriotism Created: Friday, March 06, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      While some parents think patriotism is outmoded or no longer relevant, experience suggests it is important to share the value of patriotism with your children. Learn what you can do to teach your ...
    • Succeeding as a Youth Soccer Coach Created: Saturday, February 21, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      With soccer being a more and more popular youth sport, more and more fathers are taking on the role of soccer coach. Find out what essential responsibilities and characteristics are needed in a fa...
    • Making Joint Custody Work Created: Thursday, June 17, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      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."
    • Another Story of a Dad Betrayed Created: Friday, April 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      One dad shares his story about his divorce and custody battle and the lessons he learned from the process.
    • Steps to Stepfathering Success Created: Friday, April 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Stepfathering can be a daunting role for any dad. Learn what experienced stepfathers and other experts suggest for making a successful stepfather.
    • Top Ten Podcasts for Fathers Created: Friday, April 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      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 Ways to Strengthen Father and Son Relationships Created: Friday, March 09, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      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 re...
    • Things an Unwed Father Needs to Know Created: Saturday, July 07, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When a man has a child outside of marriage, it can be tough to understand his rights and responsibilities as the father of the child. Learn the essentials about being an unwed father and know how ...
    • How to Practice Active Listening with Your Children Created: Saturday, May 05, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Active listening is a skill that will help any parent be better and communicate better with his or her children. Find out what active listening is and how parents can use active listening to impro...
    • How Divorced Dads Can Best Handle a Daughter's Wedding Created: Friday, October 10, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      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 h...
    • The Top Ten Do's and Don'ts for Men on Valentine's Day Created: Thursday, February 08, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Sometimes women accuse men of being clueless about Valentine's Day. And more often than not, we are. Here are the top ten things to do and the top ten things to avoid doing on Valentine's Day to help our significant others know we care about them.
    • How to Dance the Fox Trot Created: Friday, January 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      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." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Quick and Easy Dinners for Busy Dads Created: Friday, December 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      These recipes offer meals that take only a few minutes to prepare and taste great.
    • The Top Ten Fears of Dads to Be and How to Address Them Created: Friday, October 21, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      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."
    • Pregnancy - Making it Through the Last Month Created: Thursday, August 17, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      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" itemprop="description" Thursday, June 04, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      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 Signs that Your Work-Life Balance is Out of Balance Created: Friday, November 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn the warning signs of work-life imbalance and get some tips for bringing your work and life back into balance and harmony." itemprop="description">
    • How to Know When You Are Ready for Fatherhood Created: Friday, January 14, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      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...
    • What You Need to Know About Child Support Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Many fathers have lots of questions about child support: how it works, how it is calculated, and what happens if you fall behind in your child support or want to change the child support arrangemen...
    • Father of the Bride Wedding Speeches Created: Friday, November 25, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Fathers of the bride are usually expected to give a short wedding speech or toast. These examples of successful wedding speeches for the father of the bride can either be used as is or may give yo...
    • Ten Things Dads Can Do To Make Their Bodies Run Better Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn ten things that fathers can do to improve their health, maximize their productivity, and enhance their self-esteem by helping their bodies run better.
    • United in the Practice of Discipline Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      When Mom and Dad are not united in disciplining children, the kids get mixed messages and can manipulate their parents. Learn how to get both parents on the same page with regard to discipline.

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