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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

Thoughts On My Father’s Death

Today would have been my father’s 65th birthday. He died this past Thursday, in his sleep, after a 15-year battle with drug addiction and untreated mental illness. I found out…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 19, 2012 - 10:00 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

We’re Breaking Up: Guy Who Fathered 30 Kids

Oh, Desmond Hatchett, I thought what we had was special, but alas, so did 11 other women. The results of your smooth moves and shocking virility? You’ve fathered 30 children…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 21, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Smartypants Dad

Shopping for dads is weird. You can go the tie route, or the dress shirt route, or the “Billy The Singing Bass” route. (Please don’t go that route.) Can you…

Jessica Wakeman | December 13, 2011 - 4:00 pm

10 Super Inappropriate Father’s Day Gifts You Should Totally Avoid

A few weeks ago, we received the worst press release ever. Fleshlight, the purveyor of fine synthetic vagina-like products for men, sent us a PR pitch about getting dad “the

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Girl Talk: How My Parents Made Me A Feminist

A few weeks ago, on a first date, a guy told me about how watching his mother — a strong, intelligent woman who held the family together — made him…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2011 - 1:00 pm

10 Unapproved Conversation Topics For Father’s Day

This Sunday, fathers and daughters everywhere will be spending quality time together talking about important life issues, reminiscing about stories from childhood, and waxing poetic about the future. While we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Guy Talk: Dads, Hug Your Daughters

“I was always daddy’s little girl. We did everything together. He was my hero. My father was always there with a hug for me; when I was little, he let…

Hugo Schwyzer | June 15, 2011 - 3:00 pm