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Dove Has A New Father’s Day Ad And We Actually Don’t Hate It

Hey look, Dove made an ad that doesn’t make me want to rant about it! The compilation of YouTube videos features 13 guys finding out they’ll be dads for the first…

Claire Hannum | June 15, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Baby’s Projectile Poop Makes Newborn Portrait The Best Ever

Al Ferguson, the proud new father of a baby boy, is ready for whatever parenthood throws at him— or in this case, whatever bodily fluids spew at him.

Katie Oldenburg | September 5, 2014 - 3:30 pm

California Considers Bill To Put More Diaper Changing Stations In Men’s Restrooms

Sounds like a good idea to me. [Los Angeles Times]
Brunei, which is located in Southeast Asia, has instituted a penal code which would publicly flog women who…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: What If The Media Reported On Male Politicians Who Are Fathers Like It Reports On Wendy Davis?

When a woman attempts to find some semblance of “having it all,” she automatically becomes demonized. We can’t seem to rise up in the ranks — whether it’s in the…

Avital Norman Nathman | January 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Photo Of Baby-Toting Dad Doing His Daughter’s Hair Goes Viral

It’s not hard to understand why this picture went viral: 39-year-old Doyin Richards and his kids are pretty damn cute. As Doyin explained on his blog, Daddy Doin Work, his…

Jessica Wakeman | January 9, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Kate Winslet Threatens To Sue Fathers4Justice Group

Kate Winslet has threatened a lawsuit against Fathers4Justice, a fathers’ rights group, after they used comments she made about her parenting arrangement with two of her children’s fathers in Vogue

Jessica Wakeman | December 19, 2013 - 1:20 pm

The Smaller The Balls, The Better The Father

A  a new study conducted by anthropologists at Emory University set out to determine why some fathers take to the job more than others. Naturally, they decided to study their…

Ami Angelowicz | September 10, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Josh Duhamel Is Determined Not To Raise A Little A-Hole

“I was a little shit … I was really a kid who spent most of the time outside, catching turtles and frogs and stuff like that…That’s pretty much all I…

Ami Angelowicz | August 24, 2013 - 10:00 am

Mommie Dearest: Breastfeeding Shouldn’t Make Men And Women Unequal As Parents

When it comes to mothering and the so-called “Mommy Wars,” the one debate that will seemingly never die is the one centered around breastfeeding. I’ve written extensively about breastfeeding in…

Avital Norman Nathman | August 23, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Sex Advice From A Dad To His Daughter That Every Parent Should Read

Have a young girl in your life? Then here’s a blog post that you’ll want to email to her parent right now. Houston Press writer Jef With One F was…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Orlando Shaw, Man With 22 Kids By 14 Women, Noodling Reality Show

“One of Nashville’s most prolific fathers.” Orlando Shaw is noodling a reality show about his 22 children by 14 different women, as well as his impending grandfatherhood by his pregnant…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Dads Raising Daughters: On Teaching Girls They Are Strong, Beautiful & Powerful

Last year for Father’s Day, we ran a series of interviews with real-life dads divulging their wisdom on raising independent, vibrant girls. Dads Raising Daughters turned out really lovely, so I’m making…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Dads Raising Daughters: Wisdom On Love, Dating & (Some Day!) Sex

Last year for Father’s Day, we ran a series of interviews with real-life dads divulging their wisdom on raising independent, vibrant girls. Dads Raising Daughters turned out really lovely, so I’m making…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Hitched: My Dad At My Wedding

My father didn’t walk me down the aisle on my wedding day, but he did help me up some very steep stairs. That’s not a metaphor for the next iteration…

Andrea Grimes | June 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Mom Vs. Dad — Who Takes The Lead?

New York Times’ writers KJ Dell’Antonia and Bruce Feiler recently went head to head over parenting for the latest “Room For Debate.” Their discussion focused on whether moms or dads

Avital Norman Nathman | February 4, 2013 - 1:00 pm

This Wall Street Journal Article About Stay-At-Home Dads And “Masculine” Parenting Is Annoying

The Wall Street Journal published an article this week about “a new model of at-home fatherhood,” spawned by the rise of stay-at-home dads and inclusiveness of fathers in the day-to-day…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2013 - 11:00 am

Dads Raising Daughters: Wisdom On Love, Dating & (Gulp!) Sex

We’ve been hearing from real dads about teaching their daughters that they are smart and beautiful and that girls can do anything boys can do. Today we tackle the motherlode — her, fatherlode?

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Dads Raising Daughters: On Teaching Girls That They Can Do Anything Boys Can Do

Yesterday, we heard from real dads about teaching their daughters that they are smart and beautiful. Today, real dads tell us how they teach their daughters that girls can do anything…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2012 - 9:00 am

Dads Raising Daughters: On Teaching Girls They Are Smart And Beautiful

You may have noticed here at The Frisky we pull a lot of stuff out of our ass. 5 Things You Can Lie To Your Therapist About! 7 Ways To…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2012 - 9:00 am

7 Random Father Figures And What They Taught Us

With Father’s Day coming up, we’ve been thinking about father figures. We learned a lot from our biological dads (both good and bad), but there were also other fatherly influences…

The Frisky | June 12, 2012 - 11:00 am
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