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Jay Mathews Asks: Who Says I’m An Over-Involved Dad?

Jay Mathews Asks: Who Says I’m An Over-Involved Dad?
8 years ago

Jay Mathews Asks: Who Says I’m An Over-Involved Dad?

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Jay Mathews brings up a good question. Paraphrased, it boils down to this – if Mathews was a former college pitcher and coached his daughter to perfection, how is …
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South Korea to Allow Up to Five Days Paternity Leave
8 years ago

South Korea to Allow Up to Five Days Paternity Leave

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Due to a waning birth rate in the country, the South Korean government is planning on increasing the paternity leave from an unpaid three days to a sweet five …
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Gigwise Looks At Rock Star Dads (and Snoop Dogg)
8 years ago

Gigwise Looks At Rock Star Dads (and Snoop Dogg)

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In light of the news that Kings of Leon guitarist Matthew Followill is a new father, music news site Gigwise took a look at other rockers that share in …
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Growing Up Fatherless, Dr. Peggy Drexler & MTV’s ’16 & Pregnant’
8 years ago

Growing Up Fatherless, Dr. Peggy Drexler & MTV’s ’16 & Pregnant’

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Dr. Peggy Drexler, author of the new book Our Fathers, Ourselves, and chick we’ve talked about before, hooked up HuffPo with a discussion on growing up fatherless, and the questions it created. First and foremost, her lack of a father drove Drexler to get a degree in psychology, get a PhD and write a book.

Behind her was a strong mom. But even losing a father at a young age, (Drexler was 3 years old when her father died of a heart attack) the effect of a father lives on. Whether it is positive or negative, something happens to a daughter without a father. It either drives her or destroys her.

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