In Defense of Polonius
Shakespeare’s tedious old fool was also a dad just doing his best.
When Ward Cleaver Caused Social Anxiety
In the early 1960s, an Illinois Children and Family Services worker tried to figure out how TV dads were impacting contemporary American fathers.
What Father’s Day Jokes Really Mean
Comic strip dads give us some sociological clues into how views surrounding masculinity and fatherhood have changed.
A Father’s Day Shout Out to Animal Dads
This Father's Day, consider some of the busiest, quirkiest, and hardest working dads around—animal dads like the the jacana, Darwin's frog, and seahorse.
Gender Roles in Early Parenthood
Parenting roles have changed enormously over a generation, but gender roles are still being propped up in some ways.