Month: June 2019
Single Dad Organizes Heavy Metal Festival for Music-Loving Son With Cerebral Palsy
When 23-year-old Mason McDeid was a toddler, his father Richard arrived home from work to find him crying. This wasn’t an unusual occurrence, says Richard; Mason has cerebral palsy, and, from birth, there had been far fewer moments where Mason wasn’t crying. But this day was different; on a whim, Richard began playing the album ‘Binge and Purge’ by Metallica.
New Study Shows Dads Which Activities Are Best for Bonding
What’s the best way for dad to bond with the kids? A new study gives fathers advice on which activities make the most impact.
What is Daddy Shaming and Why it’s So Very Wrong
A new survey shows over half of dads are dad-shamed for their parenting choices, and that mom is often the culprit. Read more about what triggers complaints and the shocking impact they have on families.
Father’s Day message from DadsRights.org to our members
It’s Father’s Day — are you ready to celebrate? Right away, we know some of you will want to shout, “NO! I don’t get the chance to celebrate Father’s Day at all!” Just remember, there’s no one way to observe any holiday. Some people stay home and host a big…
Father’s Day Weekend Statistics on Child Support and Parenting Time 2019
For Father’s Day 2019 we are covering both a state by state comparison of average child support awards, and a state by state comparison of parenting time awarded to single fathers. While in most states the amount of child support awarded to the custodial parent is in part driven by how much parenting time each parent has, that doesn’t necessarily mean that if you have more parenting time than someone in another state that you will pay less child support, even if it’s an adjacent neighboring state.
Just in Time for Father’s Day: Surprising Stats that You’ll Love about Single Dads
Do a search for “statistics on dads.” The first result? “Fatherless children”The second? “Father absence” A similar search for moms turns up cheery results, like, “Statistics about mothers around the World” and “Surprising Statistics That’ll Make You Appreciate Mom.” We see that and think maybe sites like the National Fatherhood…