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By Wayne Parker

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 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.
    • Top Ten Country Western Wedding Dance Songs for Dads and Daughters Created: Friday, January 16, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      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.
    • Favorite Wedding Toasts for the Father of the Bride Created: Friday, February 27, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      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 f...
    • Gift Ideas for Dads Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      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.
    • How to Build Successful In-Law Relationships Created: Friday, October 12, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      You should develop a good relationship with your in-laws. Learn how to build good in-law relationships that make them feel like your second parents." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • How Your Partner's Body Changes During Pregnancy Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      When our partner becomes pregnant, lots of things change. What should an expectant dad expect as the pregnancy progresses, and how should he respond?" itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • Ex Parte Order Created: Friday, October 23, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Most often, ex parte orders are done in cases of domestic violence or child abuse and generally in an emergency situation.
    • If you were never married to the child's mother, do you still have to pay ? Created: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      The obligation to support a child is not conditioned by marriage. If you are a parent, you have responsibility to financially support your offspring.
    • Finding Volunteer Opportunities for Your Family Created: Friday, April 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Volunteering in the community with your family can be very rewarding and can help your children learn charity and compassion. Find out how to volunteer with your family and how to get them excited about volunteering.
    • Fatherhood Articles From About.com Created: Friday, April 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      The collection of articles for fathers at the About.com Fatherhood site will help dads become successful. Read these fatherhood articles for help as a father or a practitioner.
    • The Minnesota Fathers and Families Network Created: Thursday, March 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014
      A profile of the Minnesota Fathers and Families Network which supports positive father-child relationships and offers programs for fathers and families in Minnesota.
    • When Should My Kids Start to Date? Created: Friday, February 21, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Identifying and enforcing an appropriate age for beginning dating can be hard for any family. Learn how to set the right dating age for your kids.
    • Practicing Forgiveness in Families Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      One of the most important practices we can embrace in our families is forgiveness. Forgiveness brings peace, healing and strength to any relationship while holding grudges and exacting punishment drive wedges. Learn how to ask for and offer forgiveness in a family setting.
    • Why and How to Encourage Your Kids’ Creativity Created: Friday, March 21, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      Creativity is an essential element to building curiosity, helping children learn and making life interesting. Find out how to bless a child’s life by encouraging his or her creativity.
    • How to Best Manage a Child's Online Activity Created: Friday, March 21, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014
      The Internet has become an imperative in today’s world, and yet with the advantages of Internet usage comes risks for children. Learn how to protect your children online while still taking advantage of the Internet at home.
    • Steve's Story of Breakup and Divorce Created: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      Steve shares his story about divorce and custody issues and how he coped through a difficult process.
    • The Poore Baby - A Great Daddy Blog Created: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      Learn more about the Poore Baby blog, where blogger Dan Poore shares his experiences and perspectives as a daddy with a new baby.
    • The Best Ever Pizza Recipe for Dads and Kids Created: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      Looking for an easy and delicious pizza recipe? This foolproof pizza dough and pizza sauce recipe will make an excellent foundation for your favorite pizza toppings.
    • Ten Ideas for Helping Your Kids Learn Not to Fight Created: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014
      Sibling rivalry is an age-old problem that requires fresh solutions for each generation. Learn how to overcome sibling rivalry and help your kids learn not to fight.
    • Creating a Principle Centered Home Created: Friday, March 14, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014
      Many fathers and mothers have learned that by emphasizing principles that work and that are embraced by the family, their families and homes run more smoothly and key principles are taught in the home. Learn how to create a principle centered home.

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