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 […]
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.
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.
Photo by Cristian Dina from Pexels 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Learn how to plan a summer vacation that works for you, your kids and their other parent.
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 […]