Web411: Father’s Day Edition {June 15}

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Web411: Father’s Day Edition We’re bringing back Web411!  Stop by every Friday for a quick link round-up to some of our favorite articles, videos, links and more!  Today we’re serving up the best of all things DAD from around the web!  Check out these great links to posts from dads, gift ideas, crafts to do with […]

Becoming Dad: 6 Signs of a Good Father

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What it Means to be a Good Father I love my husband. When I think about the reasons why I love him, one always rises to the top of the pile.  Even with all the wonderful things he’s said or done, nothing will ever compare to watching him bloom into an adoring father.  I watch […]

Why I Love My Daddy – A Father’s Day Tribute

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Why I Love My Daddy – A Father’s Day Tribute Being a father is tough, especially since fatherhood starts out a little rocky. First, fathers do not physically bring their child into this world after carrying said child in their body for 40ish weeks. Newborn babies typically are glued to their mamas, especially if they […]

I’m a White Man & my Child Will be Black {by John Chatz}

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Reality Check – My Biracial Child Will Be Black I’m sitting at work the other day and one of my co-workers calls and we start talking about my wife’s pregnancy. ”How’s she feeling?  Are you doing ok? How are all the kids taking it?  Have you picked out names?”  Etc., etc.  This is a female co-worker […]

Podcast: Mi Abuelo, My Mentor

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  One thing that my husband and I talk about a lot is mentorship.  We talk about the lack of mentors in children’s lives and especially about the lack of father’s.  I wrote a post earlier this year about the importance of fathers and the need for more men to take a greater lead in […]

Biweekly Tweetchat: Fathers {June 20}

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  In honor of Father’s Day, we’re dedicating today’s biweekly Tweetchat to dads.  Let’s talk about what makes dads great, share our favorite dad-geared parenting resources and discuss the traits that make modern dads such successful parents! Join us tonight, Monday, June 20th from 7pm to 8pm ET for a live chat on Twitter via Tweetchat […]

Web411: Father’s Day Edition 2011

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Web411: Father’s Day Edition 2011 Welcome to this this week’s edition of Web411!  Today we’re serving up the best of all things DAD from around the web!  Check out these great links to posts from dads, gift ideas, crafts to do with the kiddies, freebies and fun activities! News for June 17, 2011 SpanglishBaby.com is hosting […]

What Makes a Father

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  I love my husband. When I think about the reasons why I love him, one always rises to the top of the pile.  Even with all the wonderful things he’s said or done, nothing will ever compare to watching him bloom into an adoring father.  I watch him put my daughter down for a […]

I Owe My Family to a 70 Year Old Argentine Man

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Realizing the Importance of Grandfathers When my husband and I were still newlyweds, my husband’s aunt came to visit us from Argentina. After an argument with my husband during her visit, she turned around and said to me: “Congratulations, you are married to Alberto!” Alberto was my husband’s grandfather who tragically died in a car […]

Becoming Dad in a Foreign Land

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Becoming Dad in a Foreign Land When I found out that I was pregnant, my husband had been in the United States for only 4 months.  We were shocked, scared and a little worried.  My pregnancy was exhausting and wrought with sickness as well as personal struggles.  Through this I never really stopped to think […]

De Noche Todos Los Gatos Son Pardos

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(At night all cats are strays) We weren’t exactly strays, but we were in the dark in many ways. That night we made the decision to leave for the city there was nothing but frantic movements.  In one instant the sharp pain of my father awaking us with jagged force, the overfilling what little we […]

Father’s Day Craft Tutorial: Scrappy Self Portrait

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Tutorial inspired by Better Homes and Gardens Craft   GUEST WRITER: Ruby is many things, but foremost a wife and mother to her 2 little ones. She and her husband are trying to raise bilingual/bicultural little beings. She’s originally from Orange County, California, but recently moved across country after her husband completed his duty with […]