fatherhood

The Dads Watching ‘The Irishman’ on Their Phones During Bathroom Breaks

It took Dan, a high school English teacher in Iowa, nearly a week to finish Martin Scorsese’s new three-and-a-half-hour blockbuster The Irishman. The 33-year-old father…

Calvin’s Dad Was the Ultimate ‘Gonna Tell My Kids’ Guy

Here’s a story about how a glass of milk drove me insane. Ready? When I was around 9 years old, on an otherwise unremarkable evening,…

The Extraordinary Ordinariness of the Original ‘Pregnant Man’

It’s easy to miss the seahorse décor if you’re not looking. When I first enter the Beatie home in Phoenix, the seahorse statue on the…

What It’s Like to Be a Geek Dad Raising a Jock Son

Charles, a 43-year-old father of two in North Carolina, has always been a nerd. Growing up, he became enamored with vintage Apple products, even more…