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. […]
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 […]
“I don’t have to ask anybody anything. I think it’s better for me in terms of that,” said William Presswood in an interview with NBC 6 Miami. Presswood is a high school teacher by day and foster/adoptive father by night, who has cared for more than 100 children and adopted five boys. Presswood represents a […]
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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 […]
Cinco de Mayo – Sunday, May 5 Holidays provide a convenient framework for having fun with the kids. Unfortunately, some holidays aren’t as familiar as others and misconceptions can cause problems with your child’s other parent. Cinco de Mayo is one example and will be here before you know it. What is Cinco de Mayo […]
A common concern amongst single dads is finding ways to be a part of their children’s lives in a meaningful way during non-parenting time. This is especially challenging for military dads, who find themselves deployed overseas for long periods of time; it can be distressing for them to feel like they’re not as active in […]
If we learned anything in our recent article about hardships faced by dads, a recurring challenge is unsolicited commentary about how much better off the kids would be with their mothers.
Few couples have disrupted Hollywood with their divorce antics in recent years like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Rumors of child abuse, infidelity, alcoholism and alienation aside, the contentious battle has brought to light a loophole in California divorce law that could lessen child trauma. The Beginning of the End Readers who don’t follow celebrity […]
When a Reddit user recently posted the question “What are some hardships you have to endure that people don’t seem to understand?” to subreddit r/AskMen, over 3,000 users flooded the post with their personal anecdotes, summing up their experiences, ranging from sad to hilarious.