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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Initiative have things turned around. […]

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Arizona DCS Lied About a Single Father in Order to Terminate his Rights — and He Proved It

A single father whose parental rights were wrongly terminated won an appeal against the Arizona Department of Child Safety based on the agency falsifying evidence and interfering with the reunification process. According to AZCentral.com, the mother of the child had her rights terminated shortly after birth in 2015. The father, known in court documents as […]

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UK’s Mothering Sunday Cards for Dads Mark Important Shift

In the face of the tireless fight to see fathers as a vital presence in their childrens’ lives, it’s important to not let subtle shifts, as they’re often signs that the movement is finally picking up pace, and making room for change. This year, many in the UK noticed, for the first time ever, something […]