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7 Tips for being an outstanding dad

Whether you're a new dad, or just want to be the best dad you can be, these ideas will help.

Why paternity leave is the next frontier for working mothers

Dads are beginning to shoulder more of the childcare at home along with their working wives, but paternity leave is lagging behind.

The media is finally getting the message that dads are parents, too

The days of incompetant sitcom dads are finally coming to an end, as fathers get new respect onscreen and off.

Here’s how dads are vital to their children’s well-being — before those children exist

Healthy, engaged fathers can literally change their kids' futures.

How does miscarriage affect fathers? 5 men share their experience

Their unique perspective can help other couples support each other in their shared grief.

Singer Gary Barlow shares details of his one hour with his stillborn daughter

The English singer and his wife hope to help others who've experienced the same loss.

Why giving up contraception can make you a better husband (Video)

A man who traded contraceptives for natural family planning reveals why he'll never go back.

6 Movies about dedicated dads streaming now

As these movies suggest, fatherhood isn't easy, and it certainly isn't cheap. To be a good dad requires dedication, hard work and, yes, sacrifice.

Internet melts over image of young father kneeling in prayer by his newborn son (Photo)

“An incredible fear came over me ... so I got over my embarrassment and just knelt down and talked to God.”

Dads: Here’s how to be a good father to a baby who isn’t even born yet

A father’s duty to raise his child starts at the moment of conception, not at the moment of birth.

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