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Exploring the Mathew Knowles Redemption Tour of 2016 Exploring the Mathew Knowles Redemption Tour of 2016

On Sunday night, while collecting an award on behalf of her daughter—a young upstart named Beyoncé—at the BET Awards, Tina Knowles thanked her ex-husband Mathew Knowles. “I also want to thank her father, who taught her the business of music,” she said.

I Love My Children and I Owe Them So Much Money I Love My Children and I Owe Them So Much Money

“This year could be the one in which I make $25,000,” I wrote, last fall, in the addendum to my California Child Support Income and Expense Declaration form. “I am a freelance writer and my salary can fluctuate wildly. However, from 2009 to 2014 I consistently earned less than $10,000.”

Dadbod Will Never Die: New Study Connects Fatherhood to Weight Gain

Surprise! We’ll never stop talking about dadbod, the year’s most irritating word, because dadbod has been recognized by science. A Northwestern University study published this week in the American Journal of Men’s Health has concluded that “men gain weight after they become fathers for the first time whether or not…

Apparently Dads Still Don't Know How to Freaking Braid Apparently Dads Still Don't Know How to Freaking Braid

The hot new trend in fatherhood, according to the New York Times, is a super-exclusive 45-minute course on the Upper West Side of New York City called “Dad Braiding 101.” Welcome to the Thursday Style section!

​Father of 16 Investigated in Interpol "Baby Factory" Case ​Father of 16 Investigated in Interpol "Baby Factory" Case

Interpol is currently investigating a baffling case of a 24-year-old businessman who has fathered 16 children with various surrogates from Thailand with plans to have plenty more. As in 10-15 per year for as long as he lives. Somewhere, an executive at TLC has surgically replaced his or her eyeballs with cartoon…

Malia Obama Attends First Prom, POTUS Declares Details 'Classified' Malia Obama Attends First Prom, POTUS Declares Details 'Classified'

Today in they're-growing-up-so-fast, we find out that 15-year-old Malia Obama, daughter of President Barack Obama, recently attended her first prom.

Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter' Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter'

A video of Jesse Parent performing at a poetry slam is being passed around this week. In the clip, the tattooed, scowling writer recites, "To the boys who may one day date my daughter: I have been waiting for you. Since before her birth, since before my spark* took hold and ignited the fire in her mother's belly, I…

Sports Radio Host Doesn't Understand Paternity Leave: 'It's a Scam' Sports Radio Host Doesn't Understand Paternity Leave: 'It's a Scam'

Mike Francesa, a sports radio host on WFAN, is very upset that Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy missed two games this week due to paternity leave. So upset, in fact, that he went on a twenty-minute tirade, calling a ten-day paternity leave a gimmick and "a scam and a half."

I Have a Dream That Someday a Picture Like This Won't Be a Big Deal I Have a Dream That Someday a Picture Like This Won't Be a Big Deal

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the best orators in the history of the world and was one of the Top 10 Americans ever. Believe me, I'm not comparing myself to a legend like Dr. King, but I'm going to share my version of the "I Have A Dream" speech with all of you.

Paternity Leave: Why Dads Going Home With Baby is Awesome for All Paternity Leave: Why Dads Going Home With Baby is Awesome for All

Over at The Atlantic this week, there is a daily discussion of paternity leave and a father's role in the home.

Short-Shorts-Wearing Dad Pushes Dangerous 'Modest Is Hottest' Agenda Short-Shorts-Wearing Dad Pushes Dangerous 'Modest Is Hottest' Agenda

The weight of the entire world's sexuality is on the shoulders of teen girls. Or is it their legs? It seems like all day long we in a frenzy over their dark magical powers. Do they know what they are doing? Are they doing it ON PURPOSE? Because from the Salem witch trials to the modern day devil harlots, girls have…

What We Talk About When We Talk About Balls What We Talk About When We Talk About Balls

Hey, what do we really know about balls, you guys? That they make semen and testosterone. That they are extremely vulnerable, but are bafflingly referred to as symbols of strength. That the expression "ballsy" is a good thing. That they are probably dipped in all manner of substances we might find…

Parents Now Expected to Need Loans For Kids' Preschool Parents Now Expected to Need Loans For Kids' Preschool

Great idea alert! New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn would like to make education affordable to all, and thus wants to give upper middle class Manhattan parents the right to take out subsidized loans in order to pay for their children's pre-kindergarten & oh my god what even is this dumb country we live…

Facebook Employee Writes About What He Learned on Paternity Leave Facebook Employee Writes About What He Learned on Paternity Leave

On Sunday, Tom Stocky, a manager at Facebook, wrote a post on his um, Facebook about his experience taking paternity leave at a company that actually allows its employees to take a respectable paternity leave. The result is a totally unsurprising look at the ways that men are discouraged by those around them from…

Forget The New Woman – The New Dad is All the Rage Forget The New Woman – The New Dad is All the Rage

First came The New Woman, a 19th century feminist. Then came the New Man, just trying to help her out and make things equal. Now we have The New Dad. What does he look like? According to the Boston College Center for Work and Family, he looks a lot like a woman who's trying to Lean In; he wants it all, but the system…

'Forced Fatherhood'? Yeah, Okay, Whatever 'Forced Fatherhood'? Yeah, Okay, Whatever

With Father's Day around the corner (consider this a friendly reminder, go get him a tie or something), baby daddies around the country will be getting a Hallmark card, an Applebee's gift card, or at least a phone call to recognize all those times they ordered pizzas and let their kids wear pajamas all day when mom…

Now Dads Are Just as Stressed About Not Spending Time with Their Kids as Moms Are Now Dads Are Just as Stressed About Not Spending Time with Their Kids as Moms Are

We've reached a new milestone in the effort to gender-neutralize the division of household labor: fathers are now just as stressed about not having enough time to bond with their children as mothers are. Parenting stress, at long last, is really becoming gender-blind.

Rad Dad Hacks Donkey Kong So His Daughter Can Be the Hero Rad Dad Hacks Donkey Kong So His Daughter Can Be the Hero

Mike Mika's three-year-old daughter loves playing old video games with him. One day, when they were duel conquering Donkey Kong, she became a bit miffed because she could only pick Mario to rescue Pauline, and not the other way around. That's not only due to Mario being the worst (just ask Wario, he'll tell you all…

Father's Stunning Portraits of His Daughter Look Like Classic Paintings by the Masters Father's Stunning Portraits of His Daughter Look Like Classic Paintings by the Masters

If you've never seen the work of Bill Gekas, you're in for a treat: The Australian photographer creates gorgeous images that look like classic works of art. The beautiful model is none other than his daughter, Athena, who is now 5 years old.

Perez Hilton Will Have So Many Interesting Things to Teach His Son Someday Perez Hilton Will Have So Many Interesting Things to Teach His Son Someday

As pointed out in the comments and brought to our attention via Twitter: new father Perez Hilton was rather unkind to celeb dads in the past. And to celebrity children. And now, you can see a past post — in which he mocks Adam Sandler's daughter — juxtaposed with a picture of Perez and his own kid.

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