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Why Men Need Other Men

by Bruce Sallan

As a dad advocate that means I’m also a man advocate. Years of doing “men’s work” have taught me much, but top of the list is the fact that men need other men in their lives. A great way to have men in your life is to be part of a men’s group. There are […]

Fathering and Child Care: One in the Same? Part 2

by Dr. Mike Bonner

Mike Bonner, Ph.D. has a doctorate in Educational Psychology, with a specialization in organizational development. In the past, he has served as a practicing school psychologist, a university faculty, a full-time stay-at-home dad. He now balances his work with his family, which is comprised of a full-time working wife and two children, ages 9 and […]

Fathering and Child Care: One in the Same? Part 1

by Dr. Mike Bonner

Mike Bonner, Ph.D. has a doctorate in Educational Psychology, with a specialization in organizational development. In the past, he has served as a practicing school psychologist, a university faculty, a full-time stay-at-home dad. He now balances his work with his family, which is comprised of a full-time working wife and two children, ages 9 and […]

Habits, Routines and Rituals

by Bruce Sallan

What are you fondest memories from your childhood? I suspect they are things that your family did that were ritualistic in nature. They may also have been the better family vacations. Family rituals are touchstones in your life and the lives of your children. Just as habits and routines become comforting, so do the rituals […]

Help Us Help You

by Al Watts

I’ve seen a lot of guys out in the blogosphere lamenting the treatment of fathers in general and at-home dads in particular. They complain about being called “Mr. Mom,” being considered lazy or being thought of as marginally important in the lives of their children. I feel it too but I have discovered there is […]

Patience And The Paternal Age Effect

by Role Reboot

This post orgianally appeared by our friends over at rolereboot and is reprinted here with permission.   By Hugo Schwyzer Our daughter Heloise was conceived right before I turned 41. Being “old school” about these things, my wife and I kept her pregnancy a secret until early in the second trimester, when we started telling […]

What Is Wrong With Change

by Robb Tavill

I have been blown away by two recent articles in large publications on the modern trend in child rearing that is taking place in the United States. It appears to me that many people within the United States are wanting to stay in the old days of the man of the house or relationship who […]

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

by Pritchie

Editors Note:  This post orginally appeared on Phil’s website www.sahdcooks.blogspot.com.  He has allowed us to reprint it here at Daddyshome. This is a really easy, “throw-it-in-a-pot-and-forget-about-it” meal that turns out quite tasty. With no added fat, this is also a pretty healthy option for dinner. You can make this in the crock pot, or like […]

My Little Boy Is Going To College

by Bruce Sallan

A Dad’s Point-of-View, by Bruce Sallan  My Little Boy is Going to College I hate clichés. I love clichés. I just find it weird when I feel as if my whole life is one big cliché! Being a parent means you will undoubtedly experience any number of them. Here’s an arbitrary list of parenting clichés. […]

The Trouble With Toilet

by Charles Wasleski

I went into the toilet training of my second child much like the first.  Calmly. I did what I thought were the same things.  I encouraged, but didn’t push. I bribed, but I didn’t threaten.  I asked, but I didn’t beg. Well, now I am begging. PLEASE!!!!!  PLEASE!!!  PLEASE!!! Take a poop in the toilet!!!! A dump […]

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