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Dad Stuff

About the author

An interview with Brooklyn author and dad, Andrew Cotto, who has penned “The Domino Effect” and “Outerborough Blues: A Brooklyn Mystery.” Read more…

Rethink American history

The Book Worm: If you’re the kind of person who loves debate, or if you want the kind of history book your father never had, check out “A Most Imperfect Union.” Read more…

Daddy knows best

Mommy 101: Our writer says that with two small children who are bound to get sick from time to time, it’s nice that her husband is good under pressure. Read more…

Questioning Darwin

Babies: Our writer wonders if natural selection should have quieted babies down. Read more…

New music from Joe Beck and Darryl Tookes

New & Noteworthy: Accomplished musicians Joe Beck and Darryl Tookes collaborated on a heartfelt collection of traditional and newly composed songs dedicated to their children, “Precious Child — Love Songs & Lullabies.” Read more…

Father knows best

New & Noteworthy: Based on Sam McBratney’s books, the “Guess How Much I Love You: Friendship Adventures” DVD includes seven episodes that star Little Nutbrown Hare and his pals learning about promises, taking responsibility, forgiveness, and more. Read more…

The importance of being a proactive father

Divorce & Separation: Mets player Daniel Murphy was recently criticized for taking some time off to be with his wife and child after his son’s birth. But by being an involved parent right from the start, our columnist developed a better sense of how to care for his daughter. Read more…

The right ingredients

Nutrition: When he makes pancakes with his daughter, this father learns a lot more than how to make breakfast from scratch. Read more…

Celebrating Daddy’s day!

Fabulyss Finds: Here are some great ways to celebrate Dad in New York City this Father’s Day. Read more…

Helping first-time fathers adjust postpartum

Postpartum: Most first-time fathers experience stress and their own apprehensions about parenting. There are things dads, moms, and family can do to make it easier. Read more…

Tips and resources for new dads

Babies: Fathers have an important role with their babies, too. And being a new dad can be tough. Read more…
Dear Teacher: Teachers answer parents’ questions, including concerns about fathers’ involvement in children’s schooling, taking younger children to college tours, and delaying kindergarten. Read more…

Dear Dad: Your kids need you!

Study after study reflects the impact of a child’s well-being from the influence of his father. Read more…

Devoted dads

NYC Dads Group helps fathers take care of their children and themselves. Read more…

Off the books

Toddlers: The father of a now 2-year-old tells first-time parents what to expect, and when it’s time to do some research. Read more…

Cooking for the family, or, the special dietary needs of the palate-deficient

Death by Children: It’s tough living with kids, because they just can’t appreciate their dad’s confit de canard and braised escarole. Read more…
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