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What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best
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What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best

Think of it this way: one day she won’t be so little. One day Super Heroes and finger food will no longer dominate the conversation. And one day she’ll be out in the world putting her own unique imprints down on top of the earth, without you by her side […]

The Evolution of Barbie
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The Evolution of Barbie

by Brian Kurtz If you have daughters, you’ve likely seen by now that Mattel, the makers of Barbie, has introduced something new for their iconic doll: a more diverse selection of Barbie body types. Barbie’s origin story is as a mass-marketed adult-figured doll that broke the mold of infant dolls […]

I Believe That We Will Win But I Am Losing
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I Believe That We Will Win But I Am Losing

Not exactly a feminist dad dream sequence but the way I pictured it in the weeks and months leading up to the 2015 World Cup in Canada, there would be a #15 on my back, the name Rapinoe splayed out from shoulder to shoulder, and a #2, #10, #11, #17 […]

The Dad And His Daughter And Her First School Dance
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The Dad And His Daughter And Her First School Dance

That Tiffany song. You know the one. 6th grade. The first time I stood in close physical proximity to a female who didn’t birth me, and in a way that would’ve said, ‘hey there beautiful,’ if a chubby boy in a peach knit cardigan sweater and a regrettable volume of […]

The 4 Words All Dads of Daughters Need To Hear (Audio Podcast)
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The 4 Words All Dads of Daughters Need To Hear (Audio Podcast)

The 4 Words All Dads of Daughters Need To Hear post I wrote and published on OWTK and then watched go kinda crazy on The Huffington Post, be shared by A Might Girl, be translated into German and Portuguese for HuffPost Germany and Brasil, is the most read piece of […]

The Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 11 3000 Series Tablet Commercial Gets Dads and Daughters Right
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The Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 11 3000 Series Tablet Commercial Gets Dads and Daughters Right

The new commercial for the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 Tablet gets dads and daughters right by showing a super positive relationship between an actively involved, excitable dad (the commercial’s narrator) who is obviously abundantly proud of his teen daughter who appears to be a bright and creative young […]

Having Daughters Means It Only Gets Better
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Having Daughters Means It Only Gets Better

[Big thanks to The Huffington Post for running this piece and for the sweet shout out from A Mighty Girl.] First it’s this… “Oh man, you’re having a girl? Dude, you’re in trouble!” And then it’s all of this… “Oh, wait until they are crawling!” “Oh, wait until they are […]

Required Reading: Lorne Jaffe’s 7 Unintentionally Dirty Things I’ve Said to My Kid
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Required Reading: Lorne Jaffe’s 7 Unintentionally Dirty Things I’ve Said to My Kid

I’ll concede that the conditions have to be just right. It’d probably help if you’re a parent. If you’ve got a daughter, that’s likely a plus. And having a sense of humor someone might describe as at least ‘slightly askew’ will serve you very well here. If you self-identify with […]

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