• Babies and Toddlers
    Dads and Bonding
    The Helpful New Dad: A Checklist by Month
    The Helpful New Dad: A Checklist by Month Months One Through Three By the time you get through the first few months, you will likely be a pro at caring for your baby. Changing your baby's diaper and his clothes, feeding him, and keeping him saf...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Dads and Bonding
    Realizing You're a Dad
    Realizing You're a Dad When should it hit you that you're a dad? For some new fathers it is while they are still expecting the baby. For others, it happens quickly once the baby is born or when they first hold the baby. But sometimes it doesn't ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Dads and Bonding
    What's Expected of New Dads
    What's Expected of New Dads Do you know what to expect from fatherhood? Are you planning to go about your regular routines and maybe just change a few diapers now and then? If you don't expect or plan to make more time to be with your family an...
  • Pregnancy
    Paternity Leave
    Dads and Paternity Leave
    Dads and Paternity LeaveCurrent data on paternity leave shows that despite the enactment of federal and state laws allowing men to take unpaid parental leave, few actually do. It's not a sign that dads care more about their jobs than their kids. ...
    Katy Abel
  • Family Life
    Father/Son Relationships
    Affectionate Four-Year-Old
    Our expert analyzes a husband's negative response to his son's affectionate nature. ...