Posts tagged "fathers day"

Father’s Day: I Now Appreciate My Dad’s Advice

Ever since I was a little girl, my dad has been a constant, loving resource with lots of study tips, helpful hints, and words of advice. Countless conversations after fights with my siblings and late-night study sessions before final exams taught me the most important lesson: parents really are your best friends in the world.

Lauren Gold / June 20, 2010

5 Creative Gifts To Make For Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is, surprise! tomorrow, but with a busy week at work, finding the time to shop around for the perfect gift isn’t easy. Clearly — you have less than 24 hours to come up with something interesting and how many times can you give Dad a collared shirt and tie? After the jump, find…

Carli Alexa Blau / June 19, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Worst Father’s Day Gift

Last week, we asked you to reveal the worst gift you ever gave your dad for Father’s Day, in the hopes of winning a $100 Nautica gift card. I thought I’d given my dad some really horrible gifts, but you all had me LOLing at the ridiculousness of your gifts. But there can only be…

Annika Harris / June 18, 2010

Would You Write A Dating Testimonial For Your Dad?

Over at Slate, advice columnist Dear Prudence is answering Father’s Day questions, and the last one is a real doozy. The advice-seeker, On-the-Market Dad, is a 38-year-old man who received an email from an online dating service requesting he write a dating testimonial for his father. First of all, write a dating testimonial for your…

Susannah Breslin / June 18, 2010

Girl Talk: I Want To Be Like My Dad

My father doesn’t like trying anything new. Paying bills for instance. He still writes checks and sends them snail mail. “You can pay everything online now,” I’ve told him. “It’s faster and you don’t have to use stamps.”

He refuses, though he’s fairly internet-savvy, because he’s paid bills this way for the past 30…

Angela Tung / June 18, 2010

Questions For Our Fathers: Kate’s Dad

In honor of Father’s Day we’re interviewing our dads to find out how their lives changed when we were born and what they learned about love and life as a parent. Today, Kate’s dad.

The other day, I ran across this photo of my family and it gave me a warm fuzzy feeling, eve…

Questions For Our Fathers: Simcha’s Dad

In honor of Father’s Day we’re interviewing our dads to find out how their lives changed when we were born and what they learned about love and life as a parent. Today, Simcha’s dad.

My dad, as Steven Martin would put it, is one “wild and crazy guy.” He likes Hawaiian shirts, sex jokes,…

Simcha / June 16, 2010

Do NOT Get Your Dad This For Father’s Day

Now, I know “clothing optional resorts” are about celebrating the human body and aren’t supposed to be at all sexual. But still, a weekend trip to one is the absolute WRONGEST gift that you could get your dad for Father’s Day. “A weekend for both of you in the nude. We set the mood. You…

Questions For Our Fathers: Jessica’s Dad

In honor of Father’s Day we’re interviewing our dads to find out how their lives changed when we were born and what they learned about love and life as a parent. Today, Simcha’s dad.

On paper my father and I have not a single thing in common. Dad is a die-hard Republican who went…

Jessica Wakeman / June 14, 2010

Bad Dad Style: No More Golf Hats, Please

Every now and again, you see an older man dressed impeccably and wonder where the hell he came from and if he’s even from the same species as your own dad. Because sometimes your dad looks good, but more often than not, he’s woefully misguided in sweater vests, sock/sandal combos and those hideously unattractive pleated…

Lily Q / June 21, 2009

10 Things You Really Don’t Want To Do With Dad

You know how buying things like condoms and Monistat can be embarrassing? There’s one thing that makes either of those, or anything awkward and vaguely sexual, even more traumatizing: doing them with your dad.

Having bought my first bra with my father (I have no idea why that happened), I’m fairly well-versed in the…

Lily Q / June 21, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Believe In Yourself

Thanks to reader Daron for sharing her dad’s advice!

The Frisky / June 20, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Drink Up (But Be Careful)

Thanks to reader Anna for sharing her dad’s advice!

The Frisky / June 20, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Be Generous

Thanks to reader Jacqueline for sharing her dad’s advice!

The Frisky / June 20, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Hedge Your Bets

We’re celebrating dads this week in preparation for Father’s Day this Sunday, June 21. What’s the best thing your father ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

The Frisky / June 19, 2009

What Did Your Father Inadvertently Teach You About Sex?

Over at the Sundance Channel’s SUNfiltered blog, Em & Lo offer up some truly original sex advice just in time for Father’s Day. It’s the sex advice your dad gave you — without meaning to. After the jump, a few of the best. Then add yours in the comments!

Susannah Breslin / June 19, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Make Music

We’re celebrating dads this week in preparation for Father’s Day this Sunday, June 21. What’s the best thing your father ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

The Frisky / June 18, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Pick Out Good Vino

We’re celebrating dads this week in preparation for Father’s Day this Sunday, June 21. What’s the best thing your father ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

The Frisky / June 18, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Be Both

We’re celebrating dads this week in preparation for Father’s Day this Sunday, June 21. What’s the best thing your father ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

The Frisky / June 17, 2009

Lessons From Dad: Take It Slow

We’re celebrating dads this week in preparation for Father’s Day this Sunday, June 21. What’s the best thing your father ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

The Frisky / June 16, 2009