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A Dad's Guide to Effective New Year's Resolutions : More Goal Setting Tips
Many more New Year's resolutions are made than are kept. Find out how to set resolutions and goals that you will successfully achieve this year. Page 2.

A Dad's Guide to New Year's Resolutions
Many more New Year's resolutions are made than are kept. Find out how to set resolutions and goals that you will successfully achieve this year.

Lights On - Building Transparency in a Relationship
Solid relationships involve total transparency, but it can be tough fo a man to become that transparent. Find out how couples develop better transparency.

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Meeting Dad’s Needs During Pregnancy
A father whose wife is pregnant has needs too. Learn what dads need to be successful through their partner’s pregnancy.

Work Life Balance Statistics - What Fathers Need to Know About the Importance of Work Life Balance
Feeling stress about not being able to find work life balance? You are not alone. Check out these statistics that show the prevalence of work life balance concerns and the toll that being out of balance takes on employees and employers.

Adapting to Life as a Widowed Father
Learn how widowed fathers cope, adjust to life as a single dad, and help their children through the transition to becoming a one-parent family.

When Your Teenage Daughter Becomes Pregnant
How a dad can sort out his feelings and react appropriately when he learns his teenage daughter is pregnant?

Fitting Fitness into a Busy Dad's Life
With busy schedules and less and less time available for personal needs, dad often have a hard time making time for exercise and fitness. Taken advice from fathers who have made it work and find ways for fitting fitness and wellness into your busy life.

Dealing with Grief at the Loss of a Spouse
How can a father who has lost a spouse to death successfully manage the grieving process and find peace and new opportunities in life.

How to Do the Suck an Egg Into a Bottle Science Experiment
A very simple science trick of sucking an egg into a bottle demonstrates air pressure and how it works in real life and in weather. Learn how to do this simple but dramatic science experiment.

Family Reunion Budget and Activities
Now that you have the basic outline of the family reunion in place, you need to create a budget for the family reunion, an activity plan and a way to recruit volunteers. Learn how to calculate the budget, come up with great activities and assign volunteers to help with the family reunion.

Managing Your Emotional Bank Account with Your Children
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.

How to Exercise With the Kids
How can a busy dad fit in his exercise regimen when he has responsibility for the kids? Smart and fit dads find ways to involve the children in exercise. It's good for dad and for the kids.

How to Effectively Praise Your Child
Parenting experts tell us that it is important to praise your children regularly, and that praise effects behavior patterns more than discipline does. Here are some tips and ideas about effectively praising your child.

Being a Consistent and Predictable Father - An Important Parenting Principle
Most parenting experts agree that consistency in parenting is a critical key to success in raising children. Here are some ways fathers can better understand the importance of consistent parenting and how they can be more consistent in their approach to child raising, discipline and teaching at home.

How To Dance the Quick Step
When a dad without a lot of dancing experience needs to dance the quick step for a wedding, debutante ball or other event, this quick tutorial will help him learn the basic step and not embarrass himself in the process.

Helping Your Children Become Environmentally Aware
As concerns continue to grow about the future of our national environment, fathers are more and more interested in helping their children be more aware of environmental issues. Here are some suggestions about teaching children how to be more aware of, sensitive to and involved in protecting our environment and our natural resources.

Attachment Parenting Basics for Fathers
Learn about the parenting style called attachment parenting. Find out how and why it works for many families and children and what fathers need to know about attachment

Dealing with Postpartum Emotions: How a Dad Can Be Supportive
As a father of a new baby, you have many challenges associated with the transition involving the new baby. But you will also likely have to deal with a new range of emotions with your baby’s mom. Learn more about postpartum emotions, including depression, the “baby blues” or more serious issues. Page 2.

How to Prepare Your Teen for Spring Break
Each year parents cringe when their older high schoolers or college student kids head out of town on spring break. We worry about their health, underage drinking, sex and other partying issues. What can a parent do to help their teen prepare for their spring break experience?

Talking About School - Single Father Advice
Probably the single most popular topic of conversation at home is what the kids did at school. It is a question parents ask and kids hate. Find out how to better talk with your children about their school day.

Top Answers to New Dads' Questions
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.

Father of the Bride - The Reception and After
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?

Social Networking - Top Social Networking Sites for Fathers
Web 2.0 is all about social networking. Finding others with common interests and communicating with them online is a major use of the Internet today. Find sites for your postings to connect with other fathers with interests like yours.

Making Your Family Reunion Great
With your well crafted family reunion plans in place, it is time to pull off the big event. Learn what you need to do during and after the family reunion to make it a memorable and fun experience for all.

Overcoming the Sexualization of Your Daughters
Society and the popular media seem to be sexualizing young girls; encouraging them to dress and behave in a sexualized manner. Learn what fathers can do to combat this trend and teach their daughters the importance of resisting this societal trend and help their daughters make better choices about their body image.

Recognizing and Responding to Midlife Crisis
If you are wondering if the feelings you are experiencing are part of midlife crisis, you may well be right. Midlife crisis can impact a man and his family in very difficult ways. Find out if what you are going through is a midlife crisis and how best to respond and deal with the midlife transition.

Great Ideas for Celebrating Father's Day with Your Dad
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 Fathers Can Teach Their Children Values
Transmitting the lasting values of life to our children is one of a father's most important roles. Learn how to share your values with your children and help them learn what is important in life.

Resources for Celebrating Father's Day
Information and resources about Father's Day. The history of Father's Day, poems and quotations about Father's Day, recipes, crafts for Father's Day and more.

Quotations About Fathers for Father's Day
A few favorite quotes about fathers for Father's Day. Use them in poems, on cards, or in any way as a part of Father's Day.

How to Help Children Deal With Stress Between Parents
If parents have a relationship problem, it inevitably affects every other family relationship. Learn what to look for when your children are under stress and what to do to resolve the issues and be supportive of your children.

Legal Separation
A definition of legal separation in family law cases.

10 Advertisements That Honor Fathers
Advertisers seem to love to disrespect dads; they think making fun of fathers or men sells products. But these advertisers have chosen to show dads respect.

Seven Advertisements That Demean Fathers
Many fathers recognize that advertisers often make fun of them to sell their products. Check out the worst advertisements that demean fathers and find out what has been done about them.

A Dad's Guide to Having Fun with the Kids on Valentine's Day
While Valentine's Day is often a holiday which seems more oriented to romance, a dad can really have fun with his kids demonstrating his love for them and helping them celebrate the day with those they love.

Father's Day Meals That Dad Will Love
Favorite recipes for Father's Day meals that any father would love. Breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas for Fathers' Day.

Great Printable Father's Day Cards
Check out these amazing printable Father's Day cards from some of our guides at About.com. They are fun, easy to print and color, and give to Dad on Father's Day.

Take Your Child on a Date
Spending one on one time with your children is one of the best ways to build memories and to build a positive relationship. Here are some tips for making these one on one

Eating Together: Making Mealtimes Fun
The family that eats together stays together. Well, it’s definitely not that simple, but family mealtimes can be a great opportunity to be together, share the events and feelings of the day, and more. Learn about the benefits of making time to eat together and how to get it done in today’s hectic lifestyle. Page 2.

Family Meals - Tips for Eating Together and Family Meals
The family that eats together stays together. Well, it’s definitely not that simple, but family mealtimes can be a great opportunity to be together, share the events and feelings of the day, and more. Learn about the benefits of making time to eat together and how to get it done in today’s hectic lifestyle.

Health Checkups for Dad
Recent statistics suggest women are 100% more likely to have an annual physical checkup than men are. Find out what you should be asking your doctor and what tests you should have and how often. And stay healthy for your kids.

Book Review - Raising a Modern Day Knight: A Father's Role in Guiding His Son to Authentic Manhood
A review of the book Raising a Modern Day Knight: A Father's Role in Guiding His Son to Authentic Manhood by Robert Lewis. A great book on passing on the traits of true manhood from father to son.

Book Review - A Father's Walk - A Christian-Based Resource for Single Fathers
A review of the book A Father's Walk - A Christian-Based Resource for Single Fathers by Matt Haviland

Setting Ground Rules With Your Children and Their Grandparents
When you take the kids to their grandparents' house, you step into a different world than the situation at your home. How can you set ground rules with the grandparents to be sure that you are respecting them and their home and at the same time maintaining your authority over the children.

Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day
April 22 is Earth Day and a great opportunity for dads and children to learn more about the environment and what we can do to protect it. This article lists activities and things to do to celebrate Earth Day and help your children become more environmentally conscious.

Succeeding as a Youth Soccer Coach
With soccer being a more and more popular youth sport, more and more fathers are taking on the role of soccer coach. Find out what essential responsibilities and characteristics are needed in a father to become a great youth soccer coach

Gifts for Grandfathers
Looking for a gift for your grandfather? Whether it's for his birthday, Christmas, Father's Day or just because you love him, finding just the right gift for an older grandpa can be difficult for any of us. This list of possible gifts for grandfathers can help you think of ideas for your own grandfather.

Book Review - The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve by Peg Tyre
A review of Peg Tyre's book The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve. This book helps parents know the questions to ask and the things to think about in choosing a school for their children.

Getting Involved at Your Child’s School
It’s not just belonging to the PTA any more. Fathers are taking a more active role in the education of their children and in the governance of local schools. Find out more about how you can successfully get involved in your child’s education at home and at school.

A Profile of the Boy Scouts of America
Learn more about the Boy Scouts of America. Find out about how the organization began, what it provides for boys who are Scouts and how to get involved as an adult leader.

Kids' Book Finder SmartPhone App
A review of the smartphone app Kids' Book Finder. This app allows parents to search for award winning books based on their child's reading level, interests and keywords. If you are looking for a great app to encourage your child to read great books, Kids' Book Finder will be your smartest choice.

Television Fathers - Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) on Castle
A quick profile of television father Richard Castle (played by Nathan Fillion) on ABC's Castle.

Book Review - Splashing in Puddles - How to Be a Father to Your Daughter
A review of the book Splashing in Puddles by David B. Van Heemst. Out on various e-book formats, Splashing in Puddles is a guide to being a better father for daughters using bibical principles and practical applications. If you want to help your daughter have a great relationship with her dad and develop in healthy ways, this book would be a good choice.

Teaching Your Children to Be Honest
Honesty is an important virtue that is needed in a family, and yet there are precious few good examples of honesty in our children's lives and experiences. Learn how a father can teach his children to be honest in an ever more dishonest society.

Taking Care of the Baby at Night - What Dads Can Do to Soothe the Baby and Get Back to Sleep
One big adjustment for new dads is being up with the baby at night. Learn what to do when the baby is fussy and needs to be soothed so both you and the baby can get back to sleep.

Child Discipline 101 - Using Natural Consequences
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.

When the Kids Get Sick - What is a Dad to Do?
When you have those moments when the children have the flu or a horrible cold, it can be hard to know what to do. Learn what dads can do to make the whole childhood sickness experience better, more tolerable and a better experience of children and parents alike.

Stories About Adoption from Fathers
Stories shared by fathers about their adoption experience. Read first hand accounts of the positives and challenges of adopting a child

Stories About Fathering Teenagers
The special ups and downs of parenting teenagers are shared in stories by and about dads. Setting limits, helping children learn to drive, teaching about sex, and sharing in the lives of teenagers are special opportunities for a dad. Read their accounts.

Stories by Stepfathers
Stepfathers have a unique perspective on fathering and parenting. Read the stories of fathers who have taken on the challenge of a step family and the positives and negatives of blending a family.

Fathers' Resources in Wyoming
If you live and/or have a family in Wyoming, find information and helps here from your local area.

Texas Resources for Fathers
Find online help and inforamtion for fathers living in the Lone Star State.

Vermont Resources for Fathers
For fathers living in Vermont, find information and help available online in your area.

Wisconsin Fathers' Resources
Online information and resources for fathers who live in Wisconsin.

New Mexico Resources for Fathers
Information and direction for fathers living in the state of New Mexico.

New York Fathers Resources
Find information available online to fathers living in New York State.

North Carolina Resources for Fathers
Online sources of information and help for fathers living in North Carolina.

Fathers Resources in North Dakota
Fathers from North Dakota can find online information and resources to help them in their important role.

Oregon Resources for Fathers
Find online help and information useful to fathers living in the state of Oregon.

Fathers' Resources Available in Rhode Island
Find information and help in your role as a father if you have ties to the State of Rhode Island.

South Carolina Resources for Fathers
Find information and direction online for fathers living in South Carolina.

South Dakota Resources for Dads
Find online resources for fathers living in South Dakota.

Missouri Resources for Fathers
Information, help and organizations assisting fathers in the State of Missouri.

Nebraska Resources for Fathers
Information, direction and online help for fathers living in the Cornhusker State.

Nevada Resources for Fathers
For Nevada fathers, a listing of resources available for fathers in your state.

State Resources in New Jersey for Fathers
Find information available online for fathers living in New Jersey.

Fathers Resources in Indiana
Help for fathers living in Indiana looking for support, information on family law, and other resources.

Maine Fathers Resources
Information and help for fathers living in the state of Maine.

Maryland State Resources for Fathers
Help and information for fathers in Maryland. Find resources to help with fathers rights and roles.

State Resources for Fathers in Arkansas
Information and resources available to fathers in Arkansas on the Internet.

Colorado Resources for Fathers
Information and resources helpful to dads in the State of Colorado.

Fathers's Resources in Delaware
Information and help for fathers living in Delaware. Find help interpreting state law and practices relating to families and fathers.

Resources for Fathers From Georgia
Information and help for fathers who live in the state of Georgia.

Fathers Resources in Hawaii
Information for fathers about resources available in the Hawaiian Islands.

State Fatherhood Resources in Alabama
Information and resources for fathers in the State of Alabama.

State Fatherhood Resources: Maryland through New Hampshire
Resources and information for fathers in the states of Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, and New Hampshire.

State Resources for Fathers: Alabama through Florida
Find information and resources for fathers in the states of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia and Florida.

State Fathers Resources: Georgia through Maine
Information and resources for dads in the states of Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Maine.

Fathers Rights: Support Groups for Divorced Dads
Fathers who are dealing with ex-wives, enforcing or expanding visitation rights or custody issues will find information about various support groups. Many links offer discussion forums, newsletters and advice to dads working their way through the system.

State Fatherhood Resources: South Carolina through Wyoming
Resources and information for fathers in the states of South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

State Fatherhood Resources: New Jersey through Rhode Island
Information and resources for fathers in the states of New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.

Tips for Creating a Family Budget
Why does your family need a family budget? How should you go about creating a family budget and inviting your family to participate in the process.

Improving Male Fertility - Ideas for Dads on Improving Male Fertility and Chances of Conception
Many men who want to be fathers struggle with male fertility issues. If you think you might have a lower then normal sperm count, there are a number of things you can do before seeking treatment for infertility.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Activity of Your Choice
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Activity of Your Choice. Page 2.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Blank Coupon
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Blank Coupon. Page 13.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Saturday Breakfast
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Saturday Breakfast. Page 5.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Most Hated Chore
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Most Hated Chore. Page 3.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Curfew Extension
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Curfew Extension. Page 4.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Gas
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Gas. Page 11.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Junk Food
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Junk Food. Page 12.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Manicure and Pedicure
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Manicure and Pedicure. Page 8.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Movie Night
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Movie Night. Page 9.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Control of the Remote Control
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Control of the Remote Control. Page 7.

Christmas Coupon for Teenage Daughter--Hour of Silence
Christmas Coupon for Teenage Daughter--Hour of Silence. Page 10.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Get out of Trouble
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Get out of Trouble. Page 6.

Christmas Coupons for a Teenage Daughter--Coupon Book Cover
Christmas Coupons for a Teenage Daughter--Coupon Book Cover. Page 14.

Teen Boy Coupon--Fill In Coupon
Teen Boy Coupon--Fill In Coupon. Fatherhood. Page 14.

Teen Boy Coupon--Free Gas
Teen Boy Coupon--Free Gas. Fatherhood. Page 12.

Teen Boys Coupon Book Cover
Teen Boys Coupon Book Cover. Fatherhood. Page 13.

Family Communications - Communication Model by Wilbur Schramm
Pictures associated with Wilbur Schramm's communication model as it relates to family communications. Page 2.

Communications Models by Wilbur Schramm
Graphic representations of Wilbur Schramm's communications model as it applies to family communications. Page 3.

Teen Boy Gift Coupon--Camping With Dad
Teen Boy Gift Coupon--Camping With Dad. Page 3.

Teen Boy Coupon--Silent Hour
Teen Boy Coupon--Silent Hour. Fatherhood. Page 11.

Christmas Coupons for Dads to Give to Teenage Boys
Want an inexpensive but personal gift for your teenage son for Christmas? Then a coupon book printed from the Fatherhood site at About.com would be a great idea. Print colorful coupons for personal service for your teenage son. Page 2.

Teen Boy Coupon--Saturday Breakfast
Teen Boy Coupon--Saturday Breakfast. Page 7.

Father's Day Coupon for a Back Rub
Father's Day Coupon for a Back Rub. Page 9.

Father's Day Coupon for Breakfast in Bed
Father's Day Coupon for Breakfast in Bed. Page 5.

Father's Day Coupon Car Wash
Father's Day Coupon Car Wash. Fatherhood. Page 2.

Father's Day Coupon for an Evening of Childcare
Father's Day Coupon for an Evening of Childcare. Page 12.

Father's Day Coupon for Happliy Keeping Curfew
Father's Day Coupon for Happliy Keeping Curfew. Page 10.

Father's Day Coupon Garage Cleaning
Father's Day Coupon Garage Cleaning. Page 3.

Father's Day Coupon for an Hour of Quiet Time
Father's Day Coupon for an Hour of Quiet Time. Page 11.

Father's Day Coupon for Control of the Remote Control
Father's Day Coupon for Control of the Remote Control. Page 13.

Father's Day Coupon for a Shoe Shine
Father's Day Coupon for a Shoe Shine. Page 8.

Father's Day Coupon for Yard Work
Father's Day Coupon for Yard Work. Page 6.

Father's Day Coupon for Cookies
Father's Day Coupon for Cookies. Fatherhood. Page 7.

Father's Day Coupon for a Walk with You
Father's Day Coupon for a Walk with You. Page 4.

Father's Day Coupons
Printable Coupons for Father's Day gifts of service

Father's Day Coupons
Printable Coupons for Father's Day gifts of service

Review of The Three Big Questions for a Frantic Family
A review of The Three Big Questions for a Frantic Family by Patrick M. Lencioni. The Three Big Questions applies organizational strategy concepts to managing a hectic family life.

How to Organize the Single Dad's Kitchen
When one becomes a single dad and sets up house, organizing the home is often outside a dad's experience. Getting your kitchen ready for production can be a particular challenge. Here are the keys for organizing the kitchen.

Child Custody
What the legal system means by child custody

Family Communications - Communication Model by Wilbur Schramm
Pictures associated with Wilbur Schramm's communication model as it relates to family communications.

Christmas Coupon Book for a Teenage Daughter
Coupons for personal services for your teenage daughter are great gifts that are both inexpensive and fun. Giving your children your time and attention, and doing things with them that they love to do, shows you care more than almost anything else you could try. So take a look at these coupons and print them out, put them together in a booklet and stuff it in your teenage girl's stocking this Christmas.

Christmas Coupon Book for a Teenage Daughter
Coupons for personal services for your teenage daughter are great gifts that are both inexpensive and fun. Giving your children your time and attention, and doing things with them that they love to do, shows you care more than almost anything else you could try. So take a look at these coupons and print them out, put them together in a booklet and stuff it in your teenage girl's stocking this Christmas.

Christmas Coupons for Dads to Give to Teenage Boys
Want an inexpensive but personal gift for your teenage son for Christmas? Then a coupon book printed from the Fatherhood site at About.com would be a great idea. Print colorful coupons for personal service for your teenage son.

Family Communications - Communication Model by Wilbur Schramm
Pictures associated with Wilbur Schramm's communication model as it relates to family communications.

The Dangerous Book for Boys
A review of The Dangerous Book for Boys by Hal and Conn Iggulden.

Throwaway Dads
A review of Throwaway Dads: The Myths and Barriers that Keep Men From Being the Fathers They Want to Be by Ross Parke and Armin A. Brott

Alimony
Legal meaning of the term alimony.

Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Lunch or Dinner
Christmas Coupon for a Teenage Daughter--Lunch or Dinner

Father's Day Coupons
Printable Coupons for Father's Day gifts of service

Balancing The Parenting Styles of Fathers and Mothers
Both fathers and mothers are important for children, but they tend to use different parenting styles. Learn how fathers and mothers tend to parent differently, and how to best mesh the parenting styles of fathers and mothers to help children become successful.

Father's Day - Father's Day Articles, Links and Resources
All about Father's Day--what the holiday is about, Father's Day gift guides, ideas for honoring dad, and thoughts about how to celebrate Father's Day

Life Coaching for Fathers - What is a Personal or Life Coach?
personal coach, life coach, fathers, life challenges

Holidays and Dads
Fathers who love celebrating holidays with their kids will find lots of resources here for holiday activities. Whether it is Christmas, New Years, Easter, Valentine's Day or any other holiday, check out the resources in terms of crafts, activities, stories, and others that will help make the holiday a bonding experience with your children.

Outdoor Activities for Dads and Kids
Enjoying the great outdoors can be a graeat way to bond with children. Find out about helping children learn to love outdoor activities from skiing to swimming to fishing and hunting to gardening.

Photography for Fathers
Just about every father I know loves taking pictures or video of his children and their activities. Learn how to take great photos and videos and find cameras that will meet your needs for shooting those family memories.

Managing Life in the "Slow Lane"
For stay at home fathers, there are challenges to our typical view of the role of dads. If you are choosing (or have been forced to choose) the role of a stay at home dad, how do you cope? How do you explain your choice to friends in the

Technology and the Internet
The Internet has become an almost indispensable resources for fathers and children. Yet there are challenges on the net with violence, pornography, and other dangers to children. Learn how to harness the Internet for your family while avoiding the risks that attend this important resource. Also find resources on gaming and other tech subjects.