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Finding My Tribe For Gay Dad

Laura Hall, 1975 This photo was taken of me on my 24th birthday in early June, 1975. My father picked out the gold-thread-embroidered, gauzy peasant blouse I’m wearing. I loved it. I can still feel the exuberance I felt that day. My new husband and I had just moved into a cute rental house in Sonoma County. My daughter would be starting ki ...read more

Can you really keep things civil during a divorce?

Unfortunately, divorce is an all-too-common reality for many modern families. Many marriages end in separation or divorce, leaving many fathers wondering what lies ahead in the uncertain future. While marriages fail for all sorts of reasons - some messier than others - it's important that you don't allow your strained relationship with your ...read more

Navigating the world of dating as a single dad

It can seem like it takes up your entire focus at the time, but there is life beyond the divorce process. While you're still a great father to your children, you're now also a single man who can take his personal life in a variety of directions. Some men in this position are fine with taking a break from romantic relationships, but you may ...read more

Is your relationship with your kids doomed post-divorce?

If you're a father who recently went through a divorce, you're probably thinking about the uncertain times that lie ahead for your family. Even sharing custody of your children with your ex-wife will likely leave you with long gaps of being without your little ones. While it's true that your family life will be very different from this ...read more

Single Parent Advice- Apology

As a single parent of three children, I am bound to have communication challenges and disagreements with family members. I have two teenagers and a soon to be 10-year old and when arguments ensue, I have made my share of mistakes. As a father, I never want my children to be angry with me, however, I also want my children to know the difference betw ...read more

Back to School Checklist for the Single Parent

Yes, it is time to get our kids back on a school schedule. This article is a reminder for some, and a very important checklist for the new single parent. I have gathered a lot of suggestions from our SingleDad.com members who wanted to share their tips for getting prepared for the school year. Clothes Inventory Keeping an inventory of clothes b ...read more

Single parenting tips: Introducing the new girlfriend

For some single parenting fathers, it may be hard not to ignore the ongoing family drama that is happening to the Gosselins, the television family of the reality show Jon & Kate Plus 8.Recently it was reported that Jon Gosselin was spotted with Hailey Glassman, his alleged new girlfriend, while on vacation in the French Riviera.Though most fath ...read more

Using single parenting skills to bond through sports

Fathers who grew up playing sports may be able to use their athletic prowess toward enhancing their single parenting skills. Coaching your child's sports team can create a special bond between the both of you, as well as help them improve their game.In a recent article appearing in the Daily Sentinel, Brent Harris told the news provider about coach ...read more

Explaining math may be important aspect of single parenting

Apparently, high school teachers were telling the truth: someday you will need math in your life.New research has found that some students may benefit more from being taught the concepts behind math problems as opposed to given the exact procedures to solve the problems.Assistant professor Bethany Rittle-Johnson, from Vanderbilt University, led the ...read more

Single parenting money saver: Cut out soda

Fathers interested in finding more ways to cut expenses may want to look at what they are buying at the grocery store.Cutting out soda and other sugary drinks from a family's diet may greatly impact the final tally at the register, especially if those types of drinks are a staple in the household.Some have estimated that families who regularly drin ...read more

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