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#Fatherhood

From TheJournal.ie Do we value what men contribute to society and to family? A Man's World

Do we value what men contribute to society and to family?

“‘There’s a crisis in this country for young men. They need feminism!’ says Rubberbandit Blindboy and he’s correct.”

From The42 Can McGregor remain UFC's big daddy when he becomes a father? Column

Can McGregor remain UFC's big daddy when he becomes a father?

Tommy Martin ponders how the arrival of his first child will affect the new two-weight champion.

From TheJournal.ie Dads get a paternity leave boost for Father's Day New Arrival

Dads get a paternity leave boost for Father's Day

Tomorrow will see the publication of the Paternity Bill, a first for Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Irish dad captures fatherhood perfectly in this two minute video Take A Break

Irish dad captures fatherhood perfectly in this two minute video

Take a break and let Patrick and Benji entertain you.

From TheJournal.ie Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired) Parenting

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)

I used to think that male friends who openly expressed their love for their young children were going soft, I now find myself feeling the same way.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it Family Time

Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it

Nowadays it’s seen as quite normal to have kids in your late 30s… but many women still want to start a family earlier.

From TheJournal.ie Stay at Home Dads: I was put through things a mother would never face to get custody Stay At Home Dad

Stay at Home Dads: I was put through things a mother would never face to get custody

I went through a long stressful time in the Family Law Courts trying in vain to get custody of of my children – but it was worth it.

From TheJournal.ie Stay at Home Dads: 'For now, this is my career. My daughter is my priority.' Fathers

Stay at Home Dads: 'For now, this is my career. My daughter is my priority.'

As for the future, I will go back to work, in my own time. I feel the pressure of not having a “career” right now.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter Having Children

Opinion: I'm not genetically linked to my son or daughter but, honestly, it just doesn't matter

Dealing with my own infertility and the emotional journey that is IVF was full of anguish, but now we have our beautiful twins – and I love them so much it’s overwhelming.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn't mean I don't work hard Working Parents

Column: Yes, I leave work on time – that doesn't mean I don't work hard

Employers need to ensure they’re not discriminating against working parents that are organised enough to leave at 5 o’clock – judge the output, not the hours, writes Andrea Mara.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids... Insight

Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...

(… and guess how that worked out)

Marky Mark says he wants to 'beat the crap out of' One Direction

‘If I see that little p***k he’s going to get it.’

PIC: Amazing note from a dad to his gay son

This guy deserves all the high fives you have in stock.

From TheJournal.ie Children of older fathers have increased chances of autism, schizophrenia Age Matters

Children of older fathers have increased chances of autism, schizophrenia

A study shows a 70-year-old man will pass on eight times as many genetic mutations to his child than a 20-year-old.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sleep deprivation for new dads can be hellish. Here’s how to survive. Opinion

Column: Sleep deprivation for new dads can be hellish. Here’s how to survive.

Ask any father what their baby’s first few weeks were like and they’ll tell you it was like nothing they’ve ever experienced. Here’s some tips on how to cope, writes David Caren.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea Opinion

Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea

Statutory paternity leave would help shift the attitudes of a whole society, argues Andrew Doherty – recalling the birth of his own children.

VIDEO: How to... calm down a newborn Fatherhood This post contains videos

VIDEO: How to... calm down a newborn

Apparently making a sound like a motorboat does the trick.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too Opinion

Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too

Paternity leave isn’t just an issue for fathers, writes Senator Ivana Bacik – it would help women finally achieve equality in the workplace.

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over Daddy Not Cool This post contains videos

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over

What would you say if your fiancé told you he had 70 or so biological children in the world? Watch this man break the news on new reality show.

From TheJournal.ie Fatherhood causes drop in testosterone - and may keep men loyal Fatherhood

Fatherhood causes drop in testosterone - and may keep men loyal

New research suggests that men are “biologically wired” to remain for child-rearing – as testosterone levels drop after a partner gives birth.