September 22, 2017

Worst TV Dads

Worst TV Dads

This Father’s Day happened to coincide with the season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones. And while George R. R. Martin introduces us to any number of poor paternal role models, that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the worst TV dads. From murderers and terrorists to dads that will just plain… Read more

Where Have the Respectable Dads on TV Gone?

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By Julie Samrick Certain themes in education were trendy as I earned my teaching credential in the mid-1990s. Gender equity in the classroom was heating up as studies showed boys hogged all the attention in classrooms, while girls fell silently behind. Boys either had the confidence to speak up in class, or they subconsciously demanded… Read more

Why Fathers Are Happier Than Their Childless Friends

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The benefits of being a father far outweigh any frustrations or worry.  Read more about this interesting study published in TIME this week, which shows why dads in particular are happier than non parents.

Why Fathers are Essential

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As 71 million American Dads get ready to celebrate Father’s Day, here is a reminder of why their role in the family is unique and very important to their kids’ well-being. Read the story