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Fatherhood

The incredible mission a father has in the lives of his children

Being present isn't enough. You must develop solid, affectionate bonds.

7 Ways a busy dad can bond more deeply with his kids

Demanding jobs and time away can make it harder to build successful father-child relationships, but these tips will help!

Apparently, older dads have geeky sons — and it’s an evolutionary advantage

Don't be afraid of being an older father. Your kids may end up with some serious benefits.

What Evelyn Waugh can teach us about fatherhood

The great novelist wasn't a great dad, but there's a lot to be learned from his life and his characters.

3 Ways fathers are uniquely equipped to defuse their kids’ tantrums

Whether it’s in the grocery store or in church, dads -- even more so than moms -- have a special ability to help kids manage their anger.

A father’s prayer

Create in me the heart your servant David longed for...

Why do Catholics call priests “father”?

Priests have always been viewed in the Catholic Church as spiritual fathers, based on multiple passages in the Bible.

7 Great songs written by or about dads

Happy Father's Day! Here are some songs to keep you rockin' as you grill!

A father’s guide to holiness: The BeDADitudes

Kathryn Lopez talks to Dr. Gregory Popcak, on living the Beatitudes for family life.

Using the 5 love languages to do Father’s Day on a budget

Treat the dad in your life to a gift that will actually make him feel deeply loved.

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