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The Significance of Father's Day

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 Leah Spencer (July 02, 2014)  With the arrival of Adam and Eve, little did one realize that it would be the beginning of mankind. The mankind progressed with the coming of many more men and women. By producing more of their own kind, men and women took up the role of father and mother respectively. It is a known fact from ancient times that the father will take care of the economics of the family while the mother .. (Fatherhood)

Shopping for Bedroom Furniture

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 Nazmul Huq (July 28, 2010)  Given the hustles and bustles of every day life, many are finding it increasingly difficult to find the time to do shopping for vital house hold furniture. However thanks to internet technology, you can now be able to buy whatever it is you are looking for at the click of a mouse button. The bedroom has always been epitomized as ones castle and on that ground needs to be well furnished .. (Fatherhood)

Domestic Violence

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 Nellie Shani (April 19, 2010)  Violence that is perpetrated within the walls of the home is the most devastating kind of violence that one can imagine. The word “home" should conjure up feelings of security and safety. When that supposed “haven of peace and tranquility is violated through violence, then we have as it were, no where to run. Home should be a place that we can run to for repose after being .. (Fatherhood)

So, You’re Going to be a Dad?

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 Adam R. Singleton (December 18, 2009)  Becoming a parent – especially for the first time – is an exciting time, not only for the mother but the father as well and it’s understandable to feel just a little apprehension in the weeks and days leading up to the birth. However, preparation for the new arrival can take a lot of the stress out of the eventual birth. Despite what friends and family might say, and .. (Fatherhood)

A Father's Role in a Daughter's Upbringing

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 Ruth Bonnemare (January 14, 2009)  I believe that a father's role is very important, below are a few of our experiences that make me so convinced: 1. Sometimes when my daughter and I are upset with each other, my husband can step in to be a peace maker. Women or girls tend to be more emotional or sensitive, and sometimes we just get hurt about some little things. Or maybe sometimes there were some miscommunication and we . (Fatherhood)

What Are the Top Ten Things a New Dad Needs to Survive Parenthood?

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 Jessica Chamberlain (December 12, 2008)  If you were anything like me as a new Mom, you questioned your every move! Did I do that right? Am I starving her? Should I call the doctor? Do I need to change formula? How do I take her temperature? Did I burp her enough? Does she need gas drops? Did I give her too much?? It's all so overwhelming! Well, if you were confused, imagine how your husband probably felt! Until you settle in .. (Fatherhood)

Step Fathers Are Better Parents - Study and Research

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 P. Banas (September 17, 2008)  A controversial study has found that stepfathers are “more engaged, more co-operative and shared more responsibility than their biological counterparts did. " Based in the United States, this research negates the widely held belief that biological fathers are better suited to the role of parenting their own children. Interviews were conducted with 2,098 urban mothers from the .. (Fatherhood)

Stay-at-Home Fathers Could Offer Moms Tips

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 P. Banas (September 11, 2008)  Stay-at-home fathers are still a rarity in the US compared to their female counterparts, but it is a growing trend both among single dads and those in a relationship. Now, it looks like dads who act as the primary caregiver to their children may already have a thing or two to teach moms about raising kids. USA Today spoke to Andrew McDade, a teacher in New Jersey who decided to stay .. (Fatherhood)

What Would a Dream Father Look Like?

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 Nick Grover (September 10, 2008)  A Dream father is what we all deep down long for and as much as we try as Fathers we can never be perfect and will always make mistakes. However, we can aim to be as much as a Dream father as we can by noting what characteristics he would have and having a determined attitude to be like him. How would you like to be treated? What surprises would you like to receive? How would you like .. (Fatherhood)

New Dads! Read to Your Babies!

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 Michael Ray King (September 05, 2008)  So, your baby is just a few days or weeks old. You're wondering what you can do at this stage to help the little one learn about his/her world. There are a lot of things you can do to bond with your newborn. Touch is one of the key bonding exercises you need to employ. This means you pick your baby up and you hold her. You let her fall asleep on your shoulder or you put her in a Snugli .. (Fatherhood)

New Dads - Dance With Your Baby!

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 Michael Ray King (September 05, 2008)  Music. Very few people dislike it. Even if we don't care for all forms of music, there is music we all find to be powerful, soothing, sad, happy, etc. As a new father, you need to make the most of every opportunity to bond with your child as you possibly can. The first, most important physical aspect of bonding is touch. That means you need to pick your daughter up and carry her around. . (Fatherhood)

Time - A Father's Most Precious Gift

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 Michael Ray King (September 05, 2008)  Most parents desire a strong, life-long bond with their children. Too often, fathers don't understand that strong bonds begin before birth. In fact, many fathers do not interact on any consistent level with their baby until the child can walk and talk. Fathers need to understand that the first couple years of a child's life is critical to bonding well. In these years a baby is learning .. (Fatherhood)

Lists of Deadbeat Dads

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 Katie Appleby (August 18, 2008)  Deadbeat dads are a pejorative term that refers to those dads who are not financially supportive in their child's life. So, those fathers who fail to pay the child support amount as per the family law order from statutory agency or court are called deadbeat dads. The issue of child support is an upcoming social problem that is faced by most of the countries. Therefore, in order to give .. (Fatherhood)

National Deadbeat Dad List

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 Katie Appleby (August 18, 2008)  As you know that the children are the responsibilities of the parents. If due to some adverse circumstances as well as conditions, if parents get separation and live alone, then at this time their duty for children would become more significant. Both of them have the equal responsibilities for their children. Therefore, it is necessary to participate in child support equally by the .. (Fatherhood)

To Mohawk Or Not to Mohawk That is the Question

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 Alan Black (July 31, 2008)  So he turns thirteen years old, he has a music library on his I-Pod with punk classics banging on his eardrums, has given himself a nom de punk like Johnny Rotten, and has covered the pretty wallpaper you spent a week hanging when he was five with posters of greasy haired pop stars like Joey Ramone. And getting him to wash his hair requires more negotiations than nuclear disarmament .. (Fatherhood)

Fatherhood Days

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 Jennie Gandhi (July 30, 2008)  With the growing time and the entry of a completely advanced era, the role of mothers has changed from a simple household lady to a working mother. This has eventually changed the role of fathers as well. Being a father itself is a blissful experience. All children love their fathers. Fathers play a vital role in the growth and development of their children. The impact of father's .. (Fatherhood)

Finding Time With Your Child A Fathers Standpoint

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 Sarah Freeland (July 28, 2008)  Finding time with your child in the first couple of months, can be a difficult task for any new father. Most don't even have enough time to join in the fun of choosing clothing, to place on that tiny new form. Unfortunately in a companies mind set, it is not as important for a father-to-be, or new father to obtain as much FMLA (family medical leave act), benefits as it is a mother. .. (Fatherhood)

Construction is a Fathers Job!

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 Sandy L. Williams (July 24, 2008)  Being a source of entertainment will never create a real and lasting bond between a father and his kids, it is a false and short-lived bond. That kind of bond can be broken by the first demand being refused! For that matter, it will be broken by ANY demand that isn't met. It's the same old story of money not being able to buy happiness. It only buys it for as long as it buys it! Being .. (Fatherhood)

Father and Daughter Relationships

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 Francis Hosein (July 23, 2008)  Father and daughter relationship is not always look upon as the importance it plays in the life of a child. The first model of men A father is the first model of what it is to be a man, the child has no idea what it means to be a man and so it looks up and for many attempts to model this. Father presence or absent A father is important to help the child know that they are not .. (Fatherhood)

Baby Gifts For the New Dad

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 Dan Forsyth (July 21, 2008)  Often when people think about buying a baby gift they usually think about baby (of course) and mom. Dad often tends to be overlooked. Now most dads don't really think too much about it but everyone likes a surprise. . . . right? Today dads are very involved with looking after and spending quality bonding time with their new baby. This bonding time allows mom a chance to get some sleep, .. (Fatherhood)

How to Know If You Need a Fathers Rights Will

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 Dennis Gac (July 18, 2008)  The writing of a Will is one of those things that when you get to a certain age, you know that you really should think about writing one, but somehow never get around to actually doing that. Here is a common situation: Many people acknowledge the pitfalls of not having a Will for other people, but it would never happen to them. Their kids, so they say, would respect the parents’ .. (Fatherhood)

Why Fathers Rights Matter

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 Dennis Gac (July 14, 2008)  When you really look into and think about Father's Rights, it really comes down to what is best for the child. And what is best for the child is equal access to BOTH parents and not a living situation where the children are with one parent all the time while the other is reduced to a visitor in the lives of their own chlidren. On July 6, 2008, Parade magazine initiated a poll regarding . (Fatherhood)

Fathers and Daughters

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 Jeanne Condon (July 03, 2008)  There is a very special bond between a father and his daughter. This bond is the basis of trust that begins at infancy and goes into adulthood. It is a sacred trust that must be nurtured and respected. The consequences of this relationship have a positive or negative impact depending on how it is treated. There is a whole generation of women who have ‘sworn off’ men .. (Fatherhood)

Fathers and Their Sons

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 Jeanne Condon (July 03, 2008)  There is nothing as beautiful than to see a father and his sons interacting with one another with natural affection and playfulness. I have had the privilege of seeing this many times over with our seven sons. Since the time our children were babies, my husband has taken them out all bundled up for walks in the evening. This tradition has evolved into special times of sharing and .. (Fatherhood)

The Disenfranchised Father Syndrome An Overview

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 Zac Johnson (July 02, 2008)  For many in a family the stress of divorce can be quite high. For fathers this is especially true. The sense of loss and in many cases the loss of being a father is just too great. For many fathers this means a sense of loss and often a great depression occurs in the father. What this does to the father's world view is pretty obvious as the sense of betrayal and hopelessness can be .. (Fatherhood)

Raising a Real Man in a Metro Sexual World

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 Franklin D Pierce (June 28, 2008)  Trying to raise a real man in today's world may be harder than splitting an atom. Everyday our kids are bombarded with images and messages of the most unmanly things imaginable. That's why your job as a father is as tough as it's even been. It's you against the world. Let's be clear about a dad's role in raising a child. It takes a man and a woman to raise a real man. A boy needs a .. (Fatherhood)

Dad Site Because Dads Dont Always Think Like Moms

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 P. Banas (June 25, 2008)  Try this. Search ‘parenting’ in any search engine and you'll be surprised to see that almost all the results featuring websites created for moms. Not only is the shortage of good information on dads frustrating, but also the status quo for dad sites is not the same. The fact is that most parenting websites conveniently ignore dads. Feeding this is the stereotype that dads .. (Fatherhood)

My Dad, My Hero They Just Dont Get Better Than Him

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 Robby Jack (June 16, 2008)  I was born in Detroit 1962, I had one older brother, one younger sister and then 12 years later another brother came along and then another 8 years after that. I can't imagine having kids like that, heck after my third I told the doctor to get the scissors out. I remember when I was a kid, my dad was a truck driver and hauled everything from groceries to windshields. he drove the big .. (Fatherhood)

Father's Day Message in a Bottle

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 Keith Cangiarella (June 14, 2008)  Father, who is our second God, is responsible for our appearance on this earth and who has given us life to live. He is not only responsible of giving us life but also behind our education, growing up and also for everything which we needed in life. We really need to accept his contributions in making our life better and give a little effort to show him our gratitude towards his .. (Fatherhood)

Make Picking Presents For Fathers a Painless Process

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 John X Lu (June 14, 2008)  Mothers, sons and daughters often struggle to think of what to buy their dads and partners on special occasions like his birthday or Fathers Day. The joke about the father who gets socks for Fathers Day or Christmas may be the most commonly-trotted out line in the book but there is some truth in this joke with the National Retailers Association reporting that most people bought their .. (Fatherhood)

Fathers, Delinquent Fathers, and Fathers Who Pay a High Price For Their Faith in Jesus Christ

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 Sandy Shaw (June 14, 2008)  Father's Day sees our newspapers filled with photographs and messages to fathers. Father's role in life remains so vitally important in day when fathers tend to be marginalised and sidelined, and on television the father is so frequently depicted as some type of useless buffoon. Beware of such negative tragic portrayals. Know who is behind that. There is an enemy of the family who .. (Fatherhood)

The Day Johnny Skywalker Came to Town

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 Karin Steyn (May 31, 2008)  His father passed away when he was four and a half years old. He grew up without a father. So he started watching the men around him. It became years of studying them to eventually become like them. He learnt that men talked roughly . . . worked roughly . . . drank roughly . . . handled women roughly . . . and that is what he became: rough and tough. He moved to the other side of the .. (Fatherhood)

Honoring Today's Dads

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 Louise Hart (May 29, 2008)  I noticed something remarkable on a recent outing to the playground with my granddaughters. Four dads in a row were pushing their toddlers on swings-almost in sync. The playful dance thrilled me! Several other dads were there that warm, sunny morning: one was blowing bubbles, one was comforting a hurt child and wiping her tears, and some were talking with each other. That scene was .. (Fatherhood)

Father's Day - The Modern Dad

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 Dorothy M Smith (May 21, 2008)  "By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. " -Charles Wadsworth It may seem a sexist comment, but there is no doubt that Fathers Day pales considerably in hype and brouhaha that surrounds Mothers Day. It may be so because a mother evokes more tender and mushy response than a father does. I am not saying that a father's love .. (Fatherhood)




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