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Father's Day Banned At School – Mother's Day Untouched

June 23, 2009
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Another example of the “fatherhood paradox”.  A school in England had banned Father’s Day because it would be offensive to those children who come from single mother homes or lesbian homes. However, the school did not find Mother’s Day offensive to those children from single father households or households of gay men. The politically...
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Fathers Absent In Childrens Books

June 23, 2009
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This is another example of the “fatherhood paradox”, in which we tell fathers how important they are, but yet if one looks closely, one can see the devaluing of fathers and fatherhood is rampant in society. On the positive side, this article offers the names and summaries of books that do take fatherhood seriously....
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A Father’s Day Note to the President: Mind Your Own Business

June 22, 2009
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Michael Wilson, the writer/producer/director of the 2004 documentary “Michael Moore Hates America” wrote this excellent article about President Obama’s arrogance towards fathers and fatherhood every Father’s Day. President Obama’s righteousness about fatherhood comes from the recognition that his own dad was, indeed, a douchebag. He knocked up Obama’s mom and quickly fled the country, only...
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New Research Concerning the Importance of Fathers

June 21, 2009
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Happy Father’s Day from the members of NCFM Chicago. Here is a great article discussing the importance of fathers to their children, and the importance of a father to the dynamic of the family as a whole. Various researchers explain the evolution of fathers with respect to family, but also shed light on how a father’s role can affect society in...
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