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Celebrity Dad Stephen Baldwin on Fatherhood and Faith

By Paulette Cohn

Stephen Baldwin made quite a splash -- both literally and figuratively -- this summer on "I'm a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here" when he jumped into a river in Costa Rica and baptized Spencer Pratt. » Read more

Alec Greven: How to Talk to Moms and Dads!

By Alec Greven, Author of How to Talk to Girls

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Why Would I Want the Toy, When I Can Have the Box?

It happened in an instant. In the blink of an eye. One moment, a carefree man and husband, my most pressing challenge figuring out how to get in 18 holes of golf and still be on time to make a dinner reservation. The next moment …whoooosh, “WHAAAAAAAA” “It’s a boy!”…a father. » Read more

Today's Family Man "With or Without You: When is Traveling Better With the Kids?"

By Gregory Keer

Once you become a parent, the whole concept of vacation changes. Really, can you call it a “break” when you’re lugging overstocked diaper bags, managing meltdowns in previously quiet museums, and fielding complaints about how boring nature is? » Read more

Today’s Family Man “Tapping Dad’s Potential”

By Gregory Keer

Even though more men are choosing greater involvement with their families, miles of improvement are still needed to shrink the gap between the average mom and typical dad. Much is said about what the guys lack and should do to make things better. But what can the women involved do to help a father tap his potential? » Read more

Today's Family Man "Mom Overdrive"

By Gregory Keer

In my single days, I was a complete failure with fast women. I’m not talking about the kind of ladies who moved through men like fire through a dry forest. I’m referring to females who make quick decisions, achieve goals rapidly, and grab all the life they can into their waking hours.   » Read more

Lessons in Baseball

By Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller

As an 11-year-old, I was addicted to baseball. I listened to baseball games on the radio. I watched them on TV. The books I read were about baseball. I took baseball cards to church in hopes of trading with other baseball card junkies. My fantasies? All about baseball. » Read more

Daddy Stress

By Armin Brott

Q: My son was born four months ago, and things are starting to settle down. But every time I sit down to do some extra work on the computer, I feel guilty about leaving my wife to take care of him since she's with him all day long. I try to help, but I also need to get ahead with work. What should I do? » Read more

"Daddy, Play With Me!"

By An excerpt from: Hidden Messages: What Our Words and Actions are Really Telling Our Children

The clock in Jeff’s car glows 6:40 P.M. as he rolls into the driveway after another long and tiring day at work. He opens the door to his home with a weary sigh and drops the mail next to the answering machine, which is blinking in that incessant, anxious way that demands listening. All he wants is a relaxing evening with no bosses, clients, or coworkers to please. » Read more

Bonding with Your Child: A guide for new fathers

By By Nancy Da Silva

Time and biology certainly give new mothers a leg up on the baby bonding process, making fathers work that much harder to try and get equal time. Mothers have the extra nine months before the child is even born where the bond is first created in the womb and cemented over time. » Read more