​Father of 16 Investigated in Interpol "Baby Factory" Case

Interpol is currently investigating a baffling case of a 24-year-old businessman who has fathered 16 children with various surrogates from Thailand with plans to have plenty more. As in 10-15 per year for as long as he lives. Somewhere, an executive at TLC has surgically replaced his or her eyeballs with cartoon… » 8/23/14 2:00pm 8/23/14 2:00pm

Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter'

A video of Jesse Parent performing at a poetry slam is being passed around this week. In the clip, the tattooed, scowling writer recites, "To the boys who may one day date my daughter: I have been waiting for you. Since before her birth, since before my spark* took hold and ignited the fire in her mother's belly, I… » 4/18/14 1:40pm 4/18/14 1:40pm

Short-Shorts-Wearing Dad Pushes Dangerous 'Modest Is Hottest' Agenda

The weight of the entire world's sexuality is on the shoulders of teen girls. Or is it their legs? It seems like all day long we in a frenzy over their dark magical powers. Do they know what they are doing? Are they doing it ON PURPOSE? Because from the Salem witch trials to the modern day devil harlots, girls have… » 9/14/13 1:30pm 9/14/13 1:30pm

Parents Now Expected to Need Loans For Kids' Preschool

Great idea alert! New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn would like to make education affordable to all, and thus wants to give upper middle class Manhattan parents the right to take out subsidized loans in order to pay for their children's pre-kindergarten & oh my god what even is this dumb country we live… » 8/05/13 8:30pm 8/05/13 8:30pm

Facebook Employee Writes About What He Learned on Paternity Leave

On Sunday, Tom Stocky, a manager at Facebook, wrote a post on his um, Facebook about his experience taking paternity leave at a company that actually allows its employees to take a respectable paternity leave. The result is a totally unsurprising look at the ways that men are discouraged by those around them from… » 7/08/13 6:00pm 7/08/13 6:00pm

Forget The New Woman – The New Dad is All the Rage

First came The New Woman, a 19th century feminist. Then came the New Man, just trying to help her out and make things equal. Now we have The New Dad. What does he look like? According to the Boston College Center for Work and Family, he looks a lot like a woman who's trying to Lean In; he wants it all, but the system… » 6/27/13 6:15pm 6/27/13 6:15pm

'Forced Fatherhood'? Yeah, Okay, Whatever

With Father's Day around the corner (consider this a friendly reminder, go get him a tie or something), baby daddies around the country will be getting a Hallmark card, an Applebee's gift card, or at least a phone call to recognize all those times they ordered pizzas and let their kids wear pajamas all day when mom… » 6/13/13 3:30pm 6/13/13 3:30pm

Rad Dad Hacks Donkey Kong So His Daughter Can Be the Hero

Mike Mika's three-year-old daughter loves playing old video games with him. One day, when they were duel conquering Donkey Kong, she became a bit miffed because she could only pick Mario to rescue Pauline, and not the other way around. That's not only due to Mario being the worst (just ask Wario, he'll tell you all… » 3/11/13 10:30pm 3/11/13 10:30pm

Perez Hilton Will Have So Many Interesting Things to Teach His Son…

As pointed out in the comments and brought to our attention via Twitter: new father Perez Hilton was rather unkind to celeb dads in the past. And to celebrity children. And now, you can see a past post — in which he mocks Adam Sandler's daughter — juxtaposed with a picture of Perez and his own kid. » 2/28/13 12:55pm 2/28/13 12:55pm

Adorable Daredevil Father Has Constructed the World's Fastest Stroller…

Here's an existential question for you to ponder: As a son or daughter of the Road Warrior, would you expect your father to build you a pram that could go 0 to 50 in under 30 seconds? Obviously the answer is, "Yes, unless he didn't really love me or already made me a dog stroller sled and trained a team of ten… » 1/17/13 4:45pm 1/17/13 4:45pm

In Studies That Make Perfect Sense, Men’s Views on Abortion Change with…

A new study of unmarried men living (in sin, hellfire, brimstone, blah!) with female partners has found that most of them would prefer to be consulted about an impending abortion, and, perhaps encouragingly, that this insistence to be included in a pregnancy-terminating decision had less to do with entrenched… » 10/10/12 2:25pm 10/10/12 2:25pm

Canadian Dad Admits to Having Favorite Son; Internet Falls to the Floor…

A Canadian radio host excitingly named Buzz Bishop has stepped into a steaming pile of uh-oh in the parenting blogger world by writing a post on Sept. 18 for Babble called "Hey Guess What, I Just Need To Talk About How Much My Older Son Is Totally the Kid I Always Wanted, Whereas My Younger Son Is Kinda Boring, Smells… » 9/25/12 6:10pm 9/25/12 6:10pm

Sleeping Next to Newborns May Sap Men’s Precious Stores of Man Aura

A study of fathers in the Philippines so hot and fresh that if it were a waffle it would burn a hole into the roof of your mouth and melt all your fillings (you really should have flossed) suggests that new dads who sleep in close proximity to their kids experience temporary decreases in testosterone. Though the study… » 9/06/12 2:40pm 9/06/12 2:40pm