Birth to Thrive Online


Respected journalist dad Paul Nyhan now covers the topics closest to his heart: family and early education. A Dad to two young children himself, he offers early learning news and other interesting related commentary

Roundup: New Vision for Early Ed in the Digital World, Autism Diagnoses Rise & Social Impact Bonds
by Paul Nyhan over 4 years ago
Great News! Congress Extends Funding for Home Visiting
by Sam Whiting over 4 years ago

Luke, I Am Your Father


Seattle-based blogger James has an overwhelmingly irresistible sense of humor. From the Star Wars-riffing title to the charming and quirky post titles, a love of laughter permeates the site just as much as James' adoration of son Luke. From Etch-a-Sketches to potty training, all facets of childrearing are delved into with gusto and warmth. It's not all giggles here, though; James also knows how to provide his readers with honest and thoughtful insights on the not-always-pretty reality of fatherhood.

The Logical Dad Blogger Song
by noreply@blogger.com (James (SeattleDad)) over 2 years ago
A REAL CHANGE of Perspective
by noreply@blogger.com (James (SeattleDad)) over 2 years ago

Mocha Dad


Unfortunately, fathers of the African-American community are too often stereotyped as incompetent deadbeats. Mocha Dad's sterling example helps to chip away at these rampant negativities and shows that Black fathers can be awesome. For one thing, he demonstrates overwhelming praise for his family, describing his wife as the Queen, his daughter as the princess, and one of his sons as the rapscallion who always gets his way. Each post conveys his strong parenting skills and devotion to his family.

Daddy’s Test Kitchen: Nutella and Banana Pancake Slider Recipe
by Frederick J. Goodall over 2 years ago
Parents Must Teach Their Kids That A “Like” is Not an Indicator of Self-Worth
by Frederick J. Goodall over 2 years ago

Guy Dads


This blog concentrates on a pair of San Francisco gay fathers who are rearing their six children in the Jewish faith. The very idea of two married men parenting would cause widespread criticism and still catches flak today. Despite the world's naysayers, this pair continues to shine in their terrific parenting style, hallmarked by an ability to get away from the kids and focus on social activism when needed. Anyone who can't fathom two dads doing good will be blown away here.

Beginning My Third Year of Chemotherapy
by GuyDads over 2 years ago
Elvis, Nixon and Ed
by GuyDads over 2 years ago

How To Be A Dad


How to Be a Dad is one of those ultimately unanswerable questions in life, like how to fall in love or how to mend a broken heart. Bloggers Charlie and Andy understand that excellent parenting is partly learned in the doing of it. The pair doesn't shy away from delving into their personae of expertise, but also make it clear that fatherhood is not a career they have yet been able to solve. Current dads, fathers to be, and even a few moms will love engaging in their charming ruminations on the art of being a pop.

Video of Kids Saying the Darndest* Things (*Harshest)
by Andy over 2 years ago
7 Dads Share Their Movie Inheritance
by Charlie over 2 years ago

Single Dad Laughing


Blogger Dan truly seems to be the dad we all wish we had. He goes on record stating that he'd flip the world over for son Noah if need be. His blog here has accrued quite a following for demonstrating Dan's palpable mastery of documenting the nuances, thrills, highs and lows of being a single father. Unlike most parenting blogs, which fixate a little too obsessively on childrearing, Dan isn't afraid to give equal focus to his own exploits and personality, which makes for an addicting and balanced blog page.

My Crazy Brother & One Awesome Dad
by Dan Pearce over 2 years ago
Singletowne: Finding a Soulmate on the Internet
by Dan Pearce over 2 years ago

Dorky Dad


Now that he's fully owned up to his "dorkitude," this blogger has seen his fathering skills skyrocket. Dads afraid of nerdiness can look here for advice on letting father freak flags fly.

Rocker Dad


This part-time musician claims stay-at-home parenting as his dayjob. Fathers who tend to kids full time as well can look here for empathy and advice on doing it right.

When is it time? Playing out vs. staying home
by Rich Antonelli over 4 years ago



A gay father raising kids in the Big Apple provides insightful opinions on adoption procedures and parenting tips. He also spoils regular readers with great giveaways.

Giveaway – Amazon’s Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote!
by Mitch over 2 years ago
PAW Patrol: Brave Heroes, Big Rescues DVD Giveaway!
by Mitch over 2 years ago

matt, liz, and madeline


Matt and Madeline lost respectively their wife and mother Liz to a horrible childbirth accident. This blog conveys Matt's grief yet growth through Maddy's joy and smiles.

santa and christmas and death.
by matt over 4 years ago
learning to write is fun.
by matt over 4 years ago

Stay at Home Dad PDX


Portland-based papas who are raising the kids while mom wins the bread gather here to commune. They lend posts that document the quirky exploits of their children.

Testing the driver as much as the drive
by Portlanddad over 2 years ago
The Bronze Birthday
by Portlanddad over 2 years ago

Savvy Daddy


A quartet of passionate fathers get together here to talk about how complex fatherhood can be sometimes. Libraries, money, and dentists are new topic points.

Musings from the Big Pink


This dad, who has chosen the career of homemaker, uses this blog to vent and release. Colorful tales, like his cat puking up cable boxes, abound here.

Friday Night Man
by Homemaker Man almost 3 years ago
by Homemaker Man almost 4 years ago

Dad of Divas


This blog shows a father who's attempting to recapture the reigns of his realms, long since lost to his two girls. Other dads owned by their daughters can relate here.

Building A Better Mousetrap With @HasbroGameNight
by Christopher Lewis over 4 years ago
Day Out with Thomas Coming to Greenfield Village
by Christopher Lewis over 4 years ago

Black Dad Connection


This blog focuses on the African American fatherhood experience. Yet fathers of all colors and backgrounds are sure to pick up bountiful tips on raising great kids here.

Big Piece of Chicken


This investment advisor clearly places more stock into his beloved family than anywhere else. He blogs about the challenges of childrearing amid divorce struggles.

The Muskrat


This blogger's pseudonym comes from what his wife would say to him when something inappropriate hurled from his mouth. A sense of this catchy humor teems here.

what i’ve learned in my 20-year relationship with tequila
by muskrat about 4 years ago
mardi gras 2014
by muskrat over 4 years ago

A Dad's Heart


This blog talks about the benefits of being an involved father for the involved father himself. Cameron shows how that commitment to kids has great ramifications everywhere.

Random Acts of Parenting


This blog espouses the philosophy of parenting children, not smothering them. The Naughty Chair category discusses great ideas of handling kids' tantrums and fits.

Playground Dad


This blog laments the fact that most dads spend only six hours with their children weekly. Yet it teaches dads who can't spend more time how to make those hours exceptional.

You Gotta Try This Italian Bacon Flatbread (Pizza)!
by Playground Dad Staff over 2 years ago
5 Unique Valentine’s Ideas for the Wifey
by Mike Johnson over 2 years ago

Natural Papa


Homebirth, manliness, and simple living are the evergreen topics of this site. Blogger Derek loves peanut butter on everything and organic gardening.

The benefits of using granite countertops
by Guest Author over 2 years ago
This dude is making a difference
by Derek Markham over 2 years ago

DIY Father


From pregnancy through to the teenage years, this blog covers dad skills across the spectrum. Learn about kid events, disaster preparedness, and much more here.