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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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 […]
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. […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.