In This "Banner" Year, Celebrate Freedom of Reading Whatever You and Your Kids Want
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The DADDYING blog provides commentary, research, personal narratives, reviews & recommendations, and other creative expressions from
a diverse group of parenting colleagues, guest writers, and experts to raise awareness and promote the benefits of lifelong dad involvement.
Daddying blog's 3rd annual Books to Read With Your Kids Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway
- Oct 26, 2022
Dads of A Certain Age: A Poetic Day in the Life
Award-winning author J. Boyce Gleason adds his "fitting" poetry to the Daddying blog's growing archive of daddying verse.
- Aug 31, 2022
Toward Tenderizing Daddy Disappointment
Fathering Words from poet E. Ethelbert Miller inspire thoughts of daddy yearning and forgiveness in DCG founder Allan Shedlin.
- Aug 10, 2022
Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Fathers
The book "The Little Prince" inspires poets Miho Kinnas and E. Ethelbert Miller to ponder mysteries of their fathers.
- Mar 16, 2022
To Ease the Suffering of Ukrainian Refugees (and Our Own Guilt)
DCG founder Allan Shedlin turns to poetry as he grapples with the guilt he feels while Ukrainian families suffer far away.
- Dec 2, 2021
A Dad for the Holidays
DADDYING guest writer Kirsten Porter shares holiday memories of and poetry to express her yearning to reconcile with her father.
- Oct 28, 2021
Annie's Poem: A Child Copes With Pandemic Anxiety
9-year-old Annie has turned to poetry during the COVID pandemic to help express and cope with the difficult things she's been feeling.
- May 20, 2021
The Daddying Ties That Bind
DCG Founder Allan Shedlin and DADvisor Hakim Bellamy harmonize different daddying perspectives with poems using necktie imagery and themes.
- Sep 10, 2020
Lost In The Sun
As best as any words can, Ethelbert Miller's "Lost In The Sun" conveys some of the unimaginable heartbreak felt by a parent losing a child.
- Apr 15, 2020
Soul Searching and Daddy Yearning In COVID-19 Isolation
The men of my family were men of small rooms. I think of this as I begin another week of social distancing.
- Apr 8, 2020
Fathering The Sickness (AKA Ministering to the Sick)
Dad wouldn’t have done anything different in a pandemic. He was always stockpiling essentials.
- Feb 27, 2020
Daddying Vows: A Worthy Remembrance of Kobe and Gianna Bryant
All too often, the heartfelt vows that fathers make to their children at birth seem to disappear to a secret land of single socks and...
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