Fathers Day

Where Are All the Men?

Javed Khan | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Javed Khan

Fatherhood and motherhood should not be seen as opposing forces - both roles complement each other. An involved father reduces the stress on an overburdened mother, improves family functioning and helps to build mum's own relationships with her children. And vice versa.

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Comedy

We're not saying it was an odd week. But it was the week of high football drama: Just had to draw a rough sketch to satisfy myself that that was a ...

Fathers Day Without a Father

Jenny_Anderson | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jenny_Anderson

My dad died four years ago this August. I often think of him and especially so when important dates approach. Oddly, I think of him most around Fathers Day. I say oddly because I anticipated that his birthday, or the anniversary of his death, would impact me more. It doesn't

You Guys, Ryan Gosling Did Not Adopt A Baby

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

Universal heart-throb, hero, sensitive soul, feminist and all-round deity Ryan Gosling chose Father’s Day to reveal how he became a dad himself. ...

The Difference Dads Make

Javed Khan | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK
Javed Khan

Over the last couple of months I have been immersed in the breadth of work Barnardo's carries out to help vulnerable young people, and each conversation has brought home to me the huge difference that we as fathers can make to our children's lives.

Father's Day Is For Life

Adrian Millar | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Millar

I became a teenager. We were no longer close. I came to hate him: I wanted more from our relationship. I longed for times past, but that wasn't to be. He wanted respect; I wanted intimacy. I refused to call him Dad. I broke his heart. We fought. Then I heard that he was dying.

We Can Free Young Women Across the World From Violence and Poverty

Hardeep Singh Kohli | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK
Hardeep Singh Kohli

In India we witness the horrific killings of two teenage girls and far too many reports of random, senseless rapes. Lives are being devastated, families torn asunder, communities shattered. Enough. Time to raise our game, raise our gaze and raise our children. Properly...

Poorna Bell

The Pieces Of Wisdom Our Dads Gave Us (Apart From How To Change A Plug)

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Father's Day may be about the giving of socks, ties and cooking our dads a well-intentioned (but perhaps partially burnt) roast. But it's also abo...

Of Mobile Mothers and Flexible Fathers... Being More Than Just a 'Weekend Dad'

Duncan Higgins | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Duncan Higgins

With Father's Day just around the corner and cheesy cards flying off the shelves, many parents will be prompted to think about how much time they really spend with their children. A couple of hours each evening? A bit of quality time at the weekend?

Who's The Best Dad On Telly?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

It being Father's Day this weekend, the time is right to honour those wonderful dads on the TV screen - all those who instruct us in the honour of leg...

Who Are The Biggest Blubbers - Men Or Women?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It is a truth universally acknowledged that big boys don't cry. Instead, they are expected to maintain a stiff upper lip and run along to play sport o...

18 Dads Who Totally Rock

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Comedy

In honour of Father's Day: a handful of awesome dads who have come to our attention through this here world wide interweb... SEE ALSO: Dad Wi...

Father's Day: Gift Ideas For the 'Impossible to Buy For'

Faye Jacobs | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Whilst my husband will be enjoying the delights of a home made card and a jar of sweets (If he's really lucky), I did put in some extensive research for the rest of you looking for some stylish and very special gifts for the Father's in your lives! Check out my top gifts for the most 'impossible to buy for' men.

WATCH: The Cutest Father's Day Celebration You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Comedy

From HooplaHa - a lovely, feelgood compilation of babies and toddlers who are very happy to see their dads come home. What's that? No, no. We just ...

23 Funny Quotes For Father's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Whether you are a dad or just have one: put on your slippers and grab your pipe, sit back and enjoy our collection of witticisms. From Louis CK to ...

WATCH: The Funniest Dad Wins And Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Comedy

In honour of Father's Day, a compilation of classic YouTube clips that prove when you're dad, you win some... and you most definitely lose some. (...

Father's Day: 10 Tips for Making Your Unsung Hero's Time Special and Memorable

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

Perhaps you have a stay-at-home Dad in your life, who looks after the childcare while you are work. These Dads might be even more challenging to get away from the DIY, the chores and the childcare. Whatever kind of father you have in your family life, you might find inspiration in these tips.

Men! Could You Audition For The Role Of 'Dad'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Comedy

From the people that brought you 'World's Toughest Job' comes this video to celebrate Father's Day. See what happened when actors auditioned for th...

How To Handle Father's Day If You Don't Have A Dad (Or If You Have A Crappy One)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Father's Day can be a polarising occasion for those who don't have fathers anymore or have a bad or absent relationship with them. Although there ...

Poorna Bell

Who Wants To Play With Dolls When You Can Make An Anti-Gravity Jar?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unfortunately in the world of childhood, things are still very blue and pink. So with girls playing in their plastic kitchens and dressing up dolls, w...

The Truth About Dads...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Forget being promoted to CEO, becoming a Premier League footballer or designing a best-selling app: Nothing quite makes the man like fatherhood. Su...

'Changed My F**king World': Reactions Of New Fathers Moments After Their Wives Gave Birth

The Huffington Post UK1 | Poorna Bell | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Offering an alternative view of the other parent's birthing experience, photographer Dave Young focussed on the reactions of new fathers, moments afte...

Nervous About Telling Dad You Love Him? Here's Some Help...

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're slightly nervous about telling your dad you love him on Father's Day, you're not alone. A recent survey by Wilkinson Sword revealed that...

Sack The Socks! 10 More Meaningful Father's Day Gifts

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With Father’s Day on the horizon – on 15 June – it’s time to start thinking about how you’d like to pay tribute to the father figure(s) in y...

When Is Father's Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Father's Day is 15 June, and for those of you eager beavers trying to figure out what to get or what to cook, we've got a round-up of videos to help o...