Posts tagged "fatherhood"

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. While cradling naked baby Ted for a newborn portrait session with photographer Christy Grant, Al was in for quite the messy surprise. "As I felt his stomach…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 5, 2014

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 have abortions, jail women who get pregnant out of wedlock, and stone to death lesbians and gays. [Feminist.org] A member of the all-female band Warpaint has apologized…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2014

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 corporate world or in politics — without our personal lives, particularly our mothering skills, being called into question. The latest female politician in the hot…

By: Avital Norman Nathman / January 29, 2014

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 wife usually does his two-year-old daughter's hair in the mornings but one day she was running late. He was on paternity leave in October, whe…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 9, 2014

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 for a Christmastime advertisement. Kate told the magazine that her kids (13-year-old daughter Mia and nine-year-old son Joe) live with her instead of being shuttled…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 19, 2013

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 balls. The study looked at 70 biological fathers who had a child between the ages of  one and two, and who were living with the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 10, 2013

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 did as a kid … It’s really important to us that we don’t raise an entitled little brat …We want to raise a kid who’…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 24, 2013

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 the past, and in my day job I work on finding accessible ways to educate pregnant women about breastfeeding, in the hopes that they’ll at…

By: Avital Norman Nathman / August 23, 2013

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 appalled by all the garbage he had been reading online about the pro-abstinence "purity" movement, which teaches girls and young women they are only "pure"…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2013

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 16-year-old daughter. He has recently signed a production deal with "a prominent Los Angeles agency" which could lead to a TV show; he's also received…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2013

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 a fledgling Frisky tradition of it! This year for fatherly parenting advice, I turned to Josh, who has two girls ages eight and five; Jim,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 14, 2013

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 a fledgling Frisky tradition of it! This year for fatherly parenting advice, I turned to Josh, who has two girls ages eight and five; Jim,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 13, 2013

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 of my life as a married lady: there were actual stairs, my high heels were ridiculous, and I didn’t want to fall over as I…

By: Andrea Grimes / June 12, 2013

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 more often take the lead when it comes to parenting, and more importantly, why? This particular debate is an age-old parenting topic. In an era…

By: Avital Norman Nathman / February 4, 2013

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 parenting.  While the WSJ wasn't quite arguing that parenting is all duded up and bro-ed out, it did argue that stay-at-home dads have put a "distinctly…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 25, 2013

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? — of parenting topics: dads imparting wisdom on love, dating, and sex. For advice, I turned to Tony, the father of three girls under the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 15, 2012

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 boys can do. For advice, I turned to Tony, the father of three girls under the age of nine; Adam, the father of two daughter…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 15, 2012

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 Wear Roadkill This Season! 13 Ways To Orgasm Using Pinterest! But a serious subject calls for Serious Journalism. And for some Serious Journalism this Father'…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 14, 2012

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 in our lives who provided us with guidance, advice, and helped us understand what it means to be a dad. After the jump, check out…

By: The Frisky / June 12, 2012

Hot Links: Johnny Depp Said He Was “Angry” Until He Became A Dad

Johnny Depp shares how becoming a father changed him as a man. [Celebrity Baby Scoop] Model Alessandra Ambrosio gave birth to a baby boy named Noah Phoenix yesterday! Mazel tov! [TooFab] On your knees, ladies. If you want your man to last longer in the sack, you're gonna have to blow him a little. [YourTango]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 8, 2012
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