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The father Kramer in Kramer vs Kramer who learned how to be a solo great dad after his wife left him alone with his son.


As a single parent dad - the worst part of Christmas is seeing the saddness in my daughter as she struggles with the feelings she goes through because her mother does not want her in her life specially at christmas. The best part of Christmas is being thier for my daughter, and trying to make her dreams come true.


I recently lost my brother inlaw to cancer. He left two kids 8 and 5. He was a great dad and my neice and nephew miss him very much. I think Tim Allen was a really good dad funny but loving!


The funniest part of being a parent was learning what my daughters first word was. When my husband picked her up from daycare when she was about 9 months old, they told us she said her first word and they weren't very happy about it. Evidently she was being held by a care giver and dropped her bottle. She looked down and said the "S" word. Hey.... at least she used it in context!!


I married well. My husband Tim is the kind of man who gives until he can't move a muscle and then does a little more for his family. When I was pregnant with our daughter I found out I had Lupus. I spent 30 days in the hospital when pregnant. He came by every day, made me laugh, brought movies and gifts, watched Judge Judy with me, and never complained. We had no idea it was just the beginning. Lupus, named for the wolf, is a hard disorder to live with. It is not uncommon to loose a spouse from this incurable disorder. Yet Tim has never wavered. He comes home from running a non-profit for seniors, and makes dinner. He entertains my daughter on weekends because I am too tired. And he has NEVER ONCE complained that I gained 100 pounds and lost my hair from eight years of high dose steroid and chemotherapy. I hope my daughter finds a man like her dad. He is amazing!


I believe the best father in the media and on screan is Bill Cosby, he is a great role model for parents to look up to and learn from...


Archie Bunker, who helped us laugh until we cried; and, allowed us to discuss his families behavior while we sat as a family around our TV, as well as the continuing discussions we all had later/even days later! What more could you ask of a celebrity (TV) dad than to spark the minds to question parents, family, childhood and the world views of each.


Best father influence - the Lord! He loves, is merciful, and overwhlemingly generous; but also uses tough love when we need it. He comforts through sadness, pain, and loss; He teaches through creation, our conscience, and the innocence of children.


The Brady Bunch dad- he had to have so much patience with that many kids!