Fathership

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5 Thoughts on the First Year of Fatherhood

By Pete Cataldo The celebration of a baby’s first birthday is almost more about mom and dad than it is about the actual baby. You’ve survived an entire year as parents and lived to tell the tale. High fives all around. It’s funny how first time parents anticipate and get excited over the completion of those … Continue reading

Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe talks about the challenges of Fatherhood

For those who aren’t familiar, the Ava DuVernay-helmed show is the story of a Louisiana agricultural family—the Bordelons—dealing with the fallout after the death of the family patriarch, and is one we haven’t seen on television yet. At all. But Nova, Charley and Ralph Angel are all family to me. The writing is good. The … Continue reading

Strong fathers, strong families: New program aims to support Latinx community

“There are multiple ways to great fatherhood,” says Adnoris “Bo” Torres, the fatherhood coordinator of the “Padres Fuertes” initiative at Family Futures, a new program designed to specifically serve fathers of young children in the Latino community. With healthy father-child relationships in mind, Torres seeks to serve a population as diverse as the many countries … Continue reading

dad blogger Ben Tafau talks about being a parent these days

Trying to be a parent these days, I was going to say there’s no manual, but there’s actually so much stuff out there nowadays in books, on the internet, social media etc, that it’s almost too confusing, and you’ve gotta find your own way. The way I’ve raised my daughter is to ask questions and … Continue reading

Rapper KINGS chats about his life as single fathers 

What was the biggest change in you when you became a Dad? That was straight up, just becoming not just about myself. I thought I was selfless when it came to my partner but I didn’t really know selflessness until I had a child. Now I could actually give her everything and not even want … Continue reading

Proud Poppas United Speaks with Dr. Aseer on the Family Court System

Dr. Aseer Ali Cordoba provides need to know information about Family Court, Father’s Rights regarding separation, custody and child support.

Proud Poppas United Speaks with Dr. Phil Valentine on the Family Structure

The current structure of the Black Family. Host; Tyrone McCants – tmccants@proudpoppasunited.com Special Guest: Dr. Phil Valentine – Hygienic Scientist; Naturopath; Metaphysician; Clinical Hypnotherapist; Polymath, Lecturer; Free-Thinker… The founder, director and pastor of the Temple of the Healing Spirit; Self-Healing Education Center, The Institute for Self-Mastery; and The University of Keme – (800) 847-1291

What does fatherhood mean to you? Michael…

What does fatherhood mean to you? Michael… “What does being an active father mean to you? It means giving up all the games and being an example to your child. Someone who arms will be the safest place in the world and words will never be broken” ~ Michael & Michelle  

What does being a father mean to you? Joel…

What does being a father mean to you? What does being an active father mean to you? Fatherhood is a chance to prove to yourself that you are very needed, worthwhile and important. Even to just one little person that really needs your protection and love. ~ Joel and Jaia  

What does being a father mean to you? Ronald…

What does being a father mean to you? It means being there, mentally, emotionally and physically. ~ Ronald and Tachelle  

Hana Ali’s Muhammad Ali Tribute Offers A Sweet Look At Who The People’s Champ Really Was | Romper

Just hours after the world learned Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74 in a Phoenix-area hospital due to respiratory complications, fans and loved ones of the iconic boxing legend have taken to social media to share their memories and condolences. Hana Ali’s Muhammad Ali tribute provides a touching look at the athlete as … Continue reading

My Dad Rocks Event celebrates fatherhood in Middletown | www.journal-news.com

MIDDLETOWN — A Middletown group is working on a project that will celebrate fathers called “My Dad Rocks.” The group is also celebrating men who have been shining examples of what a father should be. The idea for the project comes from the 3 R Development organization, which is led by Dr. Celeste Didlick-Davis, who said … Continue reading

Dear Black Men: Please Fall in Love with Who We Are | EbonyMag

By Sophia A. Nelson “Love me where I am, not where you wish for me to be.” -Lincoln Anthony Blades Love me for where I am. Truer words have never been written. I truly appreciated Lincoln Blades Ebony.com article where he respectfully and poignantly asked Black women to love Black men for where they are. Brother … Continue reading

John Legend Dishes on Fatherhood (and Baby Names!)

The musician (and father-to-be!) finally opens up about the big changes up ahead. John Legend may have a whole lot of house to baby proof, but it sounds like he’s loving every second of it. The singer/songwriter — and soon-to-be father! — recently opened up about his little one on the way, moving into a … Continue reading

Cam Newton’s Unwed Fatherhood Sets Bad Example | NFL | NESN.com

First, it was Cam Newton’s dancing that sent NFL fans into a tizzy. Now, it’s the fact he’s a dad. The Carolina Panthers quarterback and his longtime girlfriend, Kia Proctor, welcomed a son, Chosen Sebastian Newton, into the world on Christmas Eve. But a week into his new fatherhood, readers of The Charlotte Observer already … Continue reading

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