Having a fathers’ equal rights has always been in the best interests of the children. So the key to ensuring a father’s equal rights is to demonstrate that dad has the best interest of the child at heart. After all, fathers’ equal rights are really about the child’s right to have a good relationship with their father as well as with their mother, and making sure that the child’s quality of life is not disrupted by the separation.
Father’s Day for single fathers can bring mixed emotions. Fathers Day for single dads can be a reminder of what once was; of Fathers’ Days past when dad was there in the mornings to greet the new day with their children, and at night to tuck them in. Or, Fathers Day for a single father may be looked forward to with joyful anticipation, if they get to spend Fathers Day with their child even after the disuniting of the family. Please remember that no matter whether you are able to spend this Father’s Day with your children or not, you are still, and always will be, their father. That is something that nobody can take away from you, ever.
If you’re wondering “What is a putative father registry?” (or just what is a putative father generally), we’re here to clear that up for you. The term “putative” means that the putative thing is generally considered to be, or reputed to be, whatever that thing is known to be. So in the case of a putative father it means that the person is generally considered to be the father. But in the legal world this isn’t enough, a father’s paternity must be legally recognized by the fact that the father was married to the child’s mother when the child was conceived or born, or, if they were not married, then proven by legally recognized evidence, such as a DNA test.
Too many single dads work too much, have limited time to share with their kids, and get put to shame for it by a co-parent who doesn’t have a job. Here’s what to do about it.
Since 1998, we’ve worked hard to be an online resource for single dads who needed advice and support. Now we have one more way of helping make that happen with our new Facebook group.
Reviewing the articles from the past year that got the most attention was somewhat surreal.
In a system which often penalizes dads for not working overtime, the Iowa Supreme Court upheld the termination of a father’s parental rights for doing the exact opposite.
As Covid closed down businesses across the country, researchers noted a confusing trend. Even in households where women were earning more than men, moms were choosing to leave the workforce to look after their children. But in some situations, the practical constraints of the pandemic forced families to confront the social bias against fathers that has lasted for decades.
Recently, the U.S. Department of Education conducted a study that made it clear that single dads’ efforts have a big impact on grades and attitude when it comes to education, regardless of how much parenting time they have.