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Three Latino Dads on Why Fathers Need Better Community

Mom isn’t the only one who needs pals. Here’s how three dads are navigating fatherhood with a little help from their friends.
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I'm a Dad But My Toddler Calls Me 'Mama', and That's OK

When my 2-year-old says "Mama," he can either be calling for my wife or me. I was confused by it at first, but now I know it really makes no difference.
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I Want My Sons to Be Obsessed With What I Loved As a Kid

One of the great joys of being a dad: getting the chance to reexperience the passions of my youth through my kids’ eyes.
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As Dads, We Need Parent Friends Just as Much as Moms

Moms are famous for their 'squads' of parent friends they lean on when the proverbial hits the fan. Turns out, dads need these support networks just as much as moms and I learned that the hard way.
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Why the Trope of the Dad Bod is Detrimental to Dads

I thought after my daughter was born I'd for sure be one of those men who developed a dad bod. But parenthood had a completely different effect on me and it made me realize why that dad bod narrative is a problem.
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7 Must-Reads for Dads-to-Be

Navigating pregnancy and the earliest weeks of fatherhood can be nerve-racking and confusing for even the most excited father-to-be. Here are a few books that can help make the journey a bit easier to manage.
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How I Went From Daddy Denial to Becoming a Stay-at-Home Father

Dirty diapers made me squeamish, but turning my baby over to a stranger was more than I could stomach. That’s when I decided to step in.