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Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:29:47 +0000

 



3 Great Father of the Bride Wedding Speeches

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These successful wedding speeches for the father of the bride can either be used as is or give ideas for crafting your own father of the bride speech.



Sample Wedding Toasts for the Father of the Bride

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Here are some memorable outlines for wedding toasts for the father of the bride as you send your daughter off into the adventure of marriage.



Top 10 Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Looking for the perfect wedding dance song for the bride and her dad? Then explore this list of favorite father-daughter wedding dance songs.



What Parents Need to Know About SnapChat

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

SnapChat is a new app for the iPhone and Android which has become very popular among tweens, teens and young adults. It offers the ability to send photos from one member to another with a time limit on the life of the photo. Learn what parents need to know about SnapChat.



10 Ways to Strengthen Your Father-Son...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Many fathers and sons struggle to stay close during the growing up years. These ideas will help develop a strong father-son relationship.



Father of the Bride? What You Need to Know to...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in the wedding important and the experience positive for dad, mom, and daughter.



Not Married to Your Child's Mother? 3 Things...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn the essentials about being an unwed father and know how to protect yourself and take full responsibility for the child.



Everything A Dad Needs to Know About Child...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn more about how child support works, your obligations as a non-custodial father and how to make it all work for you and your children.



10 Country Songs for a Dad and Daughter Wedding...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Some of the best father-daughter wedding dance songs are in the country music genre. You and your daughter will love these songs at her wedding.



Top Ten Mad Dad Skills

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

What skills does a man need to become a world class father? This list of ten mad skills for dads can help any man become the dad he was meant to be.



Father of the Bride -- The Reception and After

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Finally, the wedding is over and now it is time for the reception and the honeymoon. What things can a father do to make this time special and of minimal stress for the new bride and the family?



7 Ways for Dads to Strengthen Their Relationshi...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

If you are having a hard time getting close to your daughter, or just want a better connection, improve your father-daughter relationship.



20 Questions You Can Ask to Get to Know Dad...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

If you want to get to know your father better, these twenty questions can help start a conversation about your father, his life and his views.



Becoming a Great Dad When You Didn't Have a Dad

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Get some tips on how to become a great dad even if you were raised without a father in your life



10 Fears Future Dads Have and What To Do About...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Dads-to-be often find themselves with lots of fears and anxieties about fatherhood. Check out the top ten fears and learn how to deal with them.



Apps that No Kid’s Phone Should Have

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

There are dangers lurking online, and our kids can be vulnerable. Check your child’s phone to see if any of these dangerous apps for kids are there, and then have a talk and take action.



8 Keys to Success as a Divorced Dad

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Being a successful divorced dad is an extra burden for dads to bear. What can you do to have a greater probability of success as a divorced father?



10 Great Gift Ideas for Single Dads

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Whether it's Fathers Day, Christmas or a birthday, it can be tough finding a gift for the single dad in your life. Here are some creative gift ideas.



How to Know When You Are Ready for Fatherhood

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

It is a question most men ask themselves over and over. How will I know when I am ready to be a father? Find out what you should think about and the questions you should answer to know when you are ready for fatherhood.



The Troubling Statistics on Fatherless Children...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Fatherlessness in the United States has serious consequences for children. These statistics bear out the need for present and involved dads.



10 Bad Fathering Habits Dads Need to Break

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Fathers can have good habits and bad habits, but the bad habits need to go. Learn the 10 bad fathering habits that dads need to break.



How to Fnd Common Interests With Your Son

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

One good way to build a relationship with your son is to develop common interests. Learn how to find areas of common interests and to build on those to improve your relationship as a father with your son.



Everything You Need to Know About Paternity...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Everything you need to know about paternity testing. What kinds of tests are there? Where I do get a paternity test? How much will it cost?



Top Ten Gifts for Your Favorite History Buff

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

From books and ties to DVDs and games, this list has something to please every history-loving dad who appreciates the events that shape the world.



Key Statistics About Divorce and Its Impact on...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These statistics about children of divorce in America are troubling; fathers must protect their children from divorce by keeping marriages strong.



What and When to Tell the Kids About Your...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

So, it has been a while since the divorce and you are anxious for some female companionship. Dating is more difficult after a divorce than when you were single the last time. How should dad go about finding women and dating after a divorce? And what do you say to the kids and when?



How Are Children Affected By Divorce?

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Recognize why children whose parents divorce are at risk emotionally, learn and watch for the danger signs, and find ways to help them and you cope.



7 Tips for Raising A Daughter as a Single Dad

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Single fathers often find that raising their daughters is life’s greatest challenge. Find some tips and advice from dads who have been there about successfully raising a daughter as a single dad.



Should You Stay Together for the Kids?

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Should you stay together for the kids' sake or should you divorce? How do you know which choice to make?



How the Father of the Bride Can Prepare for the...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

The day a daughter marries can be pretty traumatic for a father. Emotionally, financially and physically, the experience can be overwhelming. Find out what experienced fathers of the bride did to make their role in the wedding celebration important and the experience positive for dad, mom and daughter.



What Every Dad Should Bring in His Hospital Bag

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Getting ready for the trip to the hospital to deliver a baby? This checklist will help dad create the perfect hospital bag for all his needs.



The Total Change in My Dad's Life

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

One of our About.com Fatherhood readers shares the story of his father's life, including his total transformation after retirement from a high powered investment banker to a laid-back dishwasher at a greasy spoon backwoods diner.



How Stay At Home Dads Can Find Online Work

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These ideas can help stay-at-home dads sort through the online opportunities to be able to make some extra money from home.



What Dads Should Expect in the Last Month of...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

What a dad needs to know about helping his partner make it through her final month of pregnancy and how to make it through the anxiety himself



10 Tips for Being a Successful Daddy Blogger

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These ten tips will help any daddy blogger take his blog to a whole new level. Learn what dad bloggers do to have a successful dad blog.



Reconnecting for a Reunion With an Estranged Dad

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

If you have been estranged from your father and want to reconnect, there are some important steps you need to take.



10 Great Traditional Father-Daughter Wedding...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

This list includes wedding songs for a bride and her father to dance to from pop artists and popular singers over the last several years.



5 Best Baby Carriers for Fathers

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Baby carriers are not the exclusive domain of mothers. Find the best baby carriers for fathers with the right sizes and designs.



7 Family Calendars to Keep You Organized

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These online family calendars offer a range of organizing tools from simple calendars to full-featured organizers. Get the right one for your family.



10 Creative and Unique Gifts for Dads

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Ever wondered what to buy for dear old dad? Here you will find clever gifts that are truly out of the ordinary.



10 Great Ways to Show Your Kids That You Love...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

This list of ideas about how to show love will help any dad look for new ways to communicate that he loves his kids.



10 Things Men Can Do To Make Their Wives Feel...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Making time for a little romance is important. Learn what a husband can do to make his wife feel special and help her know that she is loved.



5 Things a Father Should Tell His Daughter...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn the five things that fathers should tell their daughters about dating - important dating advice for teenage girls from their dads.



8 Ways Divorced Dads Can Handle a Daughter's...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

There are not many more challenging moments for a divorced dad than when his daughter gets married. Find out how to prepare for and handle the events of your daughter's wedding and still help her have a great experience.



Top 10 Cookbooks for Dads and Other Men

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Looking for a cookbook for your father? Check out these top recommended cookbooks, for gourmet or kitchen-challenged.



10 Quick and Easy Dinners for Busy Dads

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These recipes offer meals that take only a few minutes to prepare. From stromboli to stir fry, there are recipes for every family's taste.



10 Child Discipline Mistakes Fathers Shouldn't...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Disciplining children is an important role for fathers. Avoiding these mistakes will help fathers take a more productive approach to discipline.



Great Ideas for Your Father's Day Celebration

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Looking for some great ideas for planning and enjoying Father's Day with your dad? Then check out this list of things to consider for creating a fun and memorable Father's Day celebration with that special father of yours.



How to Reconnect with Your Estranged Father

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn how you should prepare to reconnect with your estranged father, how to approach him and what to do when you have your reunion.



Dads: 10 Ways to Stay Close to Your Daughter As...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Here are some time-tested ideas for dads to stay connected to their daughters as they grow through childhood and the teenage years.



6 Keys for Working With a Kid Who Won't Listen

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Consider these ideas for encouraging your children to listen to you and not just blow off your important communication.



Top 10 Keys to Work-Life Balance

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Committed fathers love spending time with their children, but with today's pressures, work life balance can be difficult for fathers.



What To Do When Your Ex Remarries

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn what you can do to prepare for your ex-spouse's remarriage and how you and your kids will cope with her remarriage and new spouse.



How to Teach A Young Man to Shave

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Seeing a bit of peach fuzz on your teenage son? Then it is time to teach him how to shave. Learn the principles and techniques you need to know to teach your teenager how to shave safely and cleanly.



10 Powerful Principles for Successful Fathers

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Every successful father bases his fathering on basic principles. These principles will help any dad develop improved relationships with his children.



7 Activity Ideas for Fathers and Sons

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Fun activities which both dads and sons can enjoy can help strengthen that relationship. These activity ideas will help dad and son become closer.



How to Hear What Your Child Doesn't Say To You

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Active listening is a skill that will help any parent communicate better with his or her children. Learn how to be a better active listener.



The Keys to Balancing Mom's and Dad's Different...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn how fathers and mothers parent differently, and how to best mesh the parenting styles of fathers and mothers to help children become successful.



5 Things Men Should Do to Support Their...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

If your partner is pregnant for the first time, you are in for the adventure of a lifetime - in a good way. Learn what you can do to be her biggest support.



10 Effective Discipline Strategies for Fathers

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These ten strategies for effective child discipline can help any dad learn how to use child discipline techniques to improve child behavior



What Every Dad Needs to Know About Labor

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

A big part of an expectant father's role is to help his partner through the labor process. Experienced dads share insights into what a first time dad needs to know.



Grounding Your Teen? 6 Ways to Make It Work

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn about grounding as a disciplinary technique--what works and what doesn't and when grounding is an effective strategy for fathers and teens.



10 Key Questions Dads Need to Ask Their Daughters

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Want to build a stronger and more open relationship with your daughter? Then ask her these ten questions from time to time.



Top 10 Toys To Help Your Toddler Learn to Think

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Check out these toys that dads will enjoy as they play with their toddlers and that the kids will love and that will help them develop cognitively..



How to Help Our Kids Invest in Stocks

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Many people are fearful of investing in the stock market because it is such a mystery. Pull back the curtain and make it easy for kids to invest.



10 Great Gift Ideas for New Fathers

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

These gift ideas will help you find just the right Christmas, birthday or Father's Day gift for the new dad or the one who is expecting.



8 Things Dad Should Do about Sexting

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Find out what you need to know about this sexting phenomenon and what you can do about it to protect your kids from sexting and its implications.



Learn to Dance the Waltz

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

If you need to learn the waltz for a big event, this step by step process will help you master the basic step and not be embarrassed as a dancing dad.



5 Amazing Productivity Apps for Fathers

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Looking for the killer apps that will make your life as a father better? These apps will help you be more organized with work, family and personal life.



Child Discipline 101 - Using Natural Consequences

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

One of the most effective approaches to disciplining children is to help them understand the natural consequences of their actions. Teaching with natural consequences helps children learn about how things work in the real world and helps fathers make a difference in how their children behave.



Getting Back to Work After Being a Stay at Home...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

It can be hard to reenter the workforce after being a stay at home dad. These tips will help you make the transition to being an employed dad.



8 Ways Parents Can Teach Responsibility

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

This article addresses teaching children about respect - what it is and how it is best taught by a father to his children.



10 Life Benefits of Being a Dad

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Find out what the research says about the ways that fatherhood benefits a man in all aspects of his life.



Managing Your Emotional Bank Account with Your...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Dr. Stephen Covey writes about the Emotional Bank Account as a metaphor for improving relationships and building trust. Learn more about the Emotional Bank Account and how to make this important tool work in your relationship with your children.



10 Ideas for Spending Quality Time with Your...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Here are some great, and sometimes creative, ways to get together with your kids to spend quality time in a positive way.



9 Strategies to Avoid Divorce and Strengthen...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Check out these tips for marriage for men hoping to save their marriage, avoid divorce and keep their family together.



Podcasts That Dads Will Love and Listen To

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Podcasts are a great way to learn while listening, and these ten podcasts written and produced by and for dads will help any dad become better.



How to Speak Your Child's Love Language

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Every child has or her own way of receiving love. Find out which love language your child speaks and how to communicate love to him or her.



5 Greatest Rolling Backpacks

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Experts extol the virtue of rolling backpacks for children. These rolling backpacks will protect the kids' backs as they head off to school.



How to Break a Pornography Addiction

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Find out if you or someone you love is addicted to porn and learn what to do to break the addiction and restore your relationships.



How to Teach Kids the Value of Money

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

One of a father's most important roles is to teach children about financial responsibility. Learn what a father can do to teach his kids about money and how to make them more financially aware as they grow up.



What To Tell The Kids About Your Divorce

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

As you break the news to your children about their parents' upcoming divorce, what should you say about the reasons for the divorce?



Top 10 Answers to New Dads' Questions

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Are you about to become a new dad? There is probably nothing more intimidating in life than finding out that your partner is expecting. Here are the most important things you need to know as you embark on this adventure known as fatherhood.



How to Adjust to Being a Newly Single Father

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Due to a divorce or death of your partner, are you now a single father? Find out how best to make the transition to single fatherhood.



Ten Tips for Fathers in Surviving the Divorce...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

For any father contemplating divorce, the decision is fraught with emotion and fear. 10 divorce tips for dads to cushion the difficult journey.



They're Your Kids Too - A Must Read for...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

A review and summary of the book They’re Your Kids Too by Anne Mitchell. The book is an excellent resource for fathers in the family law system.



10 Ways to Reconnect as an Absent Father

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

If you have been an absent father and now want back into your child's life, these ten things will help you reconnect with your child.



A Dad's Report Card

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Want some direct feedback in your role as a father? Ask your kids to fill out a report card on you and see how well you do! It will lead to some great conversations about your father-child relationship.



10 Facebook Pages That Every Father Should Like

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

As I communicate with fathers all over the world about parenting, being a dad and working with family



7 Tips for Helping Boys Become Great Men

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Find out how fathers and sons can interact in ways that helps fathers in raising responsible sons.



Stephen Covey on Work-Life Balance

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Fathers trying to better balance their work and life can learn a lot from Stephen Covey's Time Management Matrix.



How to Talk With Kids About Politics and...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Talking with children about politics can be tough. With emotional and public issues, parents can help kids see the issues and think for themselves.



How Men Can Deal with Miscarriage

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Learn more about miscarriage, how to be supportive to your partner and how to deal with your own feelings of loss.



How to Change a Visitation Order

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

If you have a visitation order and program that is not working for you or your child, follow these tips to begin the process to modify your visitation order.



When Your Child Gets a New Stepfather

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

When your kids' mom remarries, it can be pretty disconcerting to a father. What should a dad do when there is a new stepfather in his kids' life?



What is an Ex Parte Order?

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Most often, ex parte orders are done in cases of domestic violence or child abuse and generally in an emergency situation.



Why Divorced Dads Shouldn't Move Away

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

The evidence is clear and convincing: having both divorced parents close by is critical for children to survive a family breakup.



6 Helpful Tax Tips for Divorced Dads

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Find out what you need to know about your federal income taxes if you are paying alimony, child support and more in support of your ex and the kids.



Seven Keys for Men to Growing Intimacy in...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

Marriages are happy and more fulfilling when there is a high level of emotional intimacy. Grow the level of emotional intimacy in your marriage with these seven keys.



9 Keys for Dads in Handling a Daughter's First...

2016-12-03T11:29:47Z

It can be traumatic for a father when his daughter first has a boyfriend. Learn what to do when your daughter lets you know she has a boyfriend.