Do Fathers Attend Baby Showers?

Woman holding stomach at baby shower with friends in background

Fathers do attend baby showers in the twenty-first century. However, the occasions are called coed showers, diaper parties, or man showers. Men enjoy being part to show emotional support for the mother-to-be. Activities can be adapted to include the men as well. In the old days, baby showers used to be for the women in … Read more

Why Do Dads And Fathers Sneeze So Loud?

A closeup of a very loud and strong sneeze from a father holding kleenex

The bigger your lungs, and the longer you hold your breath before you sneeze, the more dramatic it will be. While it is true that many dads and fathers have a bigger lung capacity which makes them more capable of producing “mega-sneezes”, there may be more factors involved. A Dad’s sneeze volume may be indicating … Read more

Signs Your Father Is Not Biological Father

Three generations of men looking in the mirror shaving

How confident are you that the man you’ve called dad for as long as you can remember is really your biological dad? You may be wondering if your dad is genuinely your father because you look and act nothing like him. Keep reading if you are currently on the hunt to find out if your … Read more

Can I Grow Taller Than My Dad?

Father standing taller next to his son on the basketball court

You can grow taller than your dad, or you may not reach his height. Height is determined by the genes that you received from both your parents. You must consider all the members of your extended family tree when looking for clues. Environmental factors are also at play but to a lesser extent.  Many teens … Read more

Why Does My Dad Hate Me (What Can I Do?)

Angry father looking off to the side with upset daughter in front of him

Through self-reflection, effective communication, patience, and counseling, you can rekindle your relationship with your father. Respect your father and try to understand his perspective. If the relationship is toxic, take a break from the relationship to find support, a different view, and to heal. None of us want to lay in bed late at night … Read more

Spiritual Father Vs. Mentor, What’s The Difference?

Man studying with a spiritual father and mentor

The most significant difference between a mentor and a spiritual father is that a mentor, generally speaking, guides the mentee through a particular phase of life. A spiritual father focuses on the spiritual enrichment and development of the “child” through their life and has a closer relationship. Mentorship has been a popular byword and movement … Read more

5 Signs to Know Your Father is Cheating

Father cheating with long nose and finger on lips hiding a secret

Cheating within a marriage is an issue that occurs between two partners. But what should you do when you suspect your father is cheating? What are the signs of your father cheating? Sudden changes in behavior, attitude, or a breakdown in communication, and factors including indifference, changes in his appearance, changes in his technology use, … Read more

15 Tips for Breaking Up With the Father of Your Child

Depressed female looking at picture of her and ex-husband after breaking up with the father of her child

Set a time and time limit, create a private space, and prepare what you will say in the breakup conversation. Set boundaries and be honest about why you are ending the relationship, but be considerate and gentle in your approach. Carefully involve and support your kids after the breakup. If you’re reading this blog regarding … Read more

7 Tips to Get Over the Father of Your Child

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You can get over the father of your child by acknowledging your feelings for him while reflecting on your relationship with him and being mindful of the reasons why your relationship did not work out. You can also consider avoiding any triggering places or people who remind you of him and when you are ready, … Read more

My Father is Depressed, How Can I Help?

Picture of depressed father with editing effects to show sadness and depersonalization

Wondering how to help when your father is depressed? Here’s how. Familiarize yourself with the symptoms of depression and suicidal behavior. Talk to your dad about his depression, and encourage him to go for therapy. Try to be understanding and show emotional and physical support. You also need to set boundaries and take care of … Read more