Category: Fathers and Society
What is a Putative Father and a Putative Father Registry?
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.
Dealing with Issues When You Work Full-Time and Your Ex Doesn’t Have a Job
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.
DadsRights.org Starts New Facebook Group for Single Fathers Who Need Support
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.
The Most-Read and Popular Fathers’ Rights Articles Read by Dads in 2020
Reviewing the articles from the past year that got the most attention was somewhat surreal.
Iowa Dad Loses Parental Rights After Working Too Much
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.
More Dads Staying Home and Being At-Home Parents as Pandemic Changes Social Norms
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.
Three Ways Fathers Can Nurture Their Sons
There’s been a lot of traction on social media lately regarding how fathers can nurture their daughters — but what about their sons? Boys have emotional needs as well.
Children of Single Fathers Succeed in School When Dad Takes Part
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.
Angry Mother Tries to Kill Ex During Custody Exchange, Murders Their Child Instead
Undra Henderson fought hard to keep his child safe. The system let them down time and time again. Their story isn’t unique enough for you to let your guard down. If you’re at all worried about your safety, take these extra steps to protect yourself and your child.
Dads Face-Off With Sharks, Bears to Keep Their Kids Safe This Summer
Forget about unemployment, the pandemic and other everyday worries. Some dads are literally fending off bear and shark attacks to keep their kids alive.