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UPDATE: 'Amazon Mom' Becomes 'Amazon Family'

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This viral graphic has finally come to fruition. Amazon quietly renamed its parental subscription service 'Amazon Family' last week, making the long-demanded switch from 'Amazon Mom.' This change accompanies other progressive, family-oriented moves from Amazon this year, like introducing branded baby food and dropping 'boys' and 'girls' as toy categories. While... Read more

Is Parental Leave Becoming A Boys Club?

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Is parental leave becoming a boys club? There's no doubt about it, more and more dads are making family a priority, especially those under the age of 40, according to Boston College's 2015 'New Dad' study. But new research from The University of California Santa Barbara reveals a twist: Fathers who have sons are more... Read more

Our Predictions For Mark Zuckerberg's 2-Month Paternity Leave

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he'll be taking two months of paternity leave once his daughter arrives (that's actually only half of what Facebook allots new moms and dads). And as he did with the baby announcement, he took to Facebook to share the news, sharing a photo of the family's dog Beast with the... Read more

New York Mets MVP Daniel Murphy Deserves Another Title: All-Star Dad

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Whether you're a baseball fan or not, chances are you've seen Daniel Murphy's name making headlines this week. On Wednesday, Daniel Murphy was named MVP of the National League Championship Series (NLCS) for his postseason performance. The New York Mets second baseman hit seven home runs in nine playoff games, including the last six consecutive games,... Read more

Interactive Map Locates Dad-Friendly Diaper Changing Stations

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Despite significant strides made with paternal and family leave this year, diaper duty has yet to be as publicly embraced as a responsibility for both parents. So one stay-at-home dad is trying to change that. "I hate to use the words 'gender stereotype,' but that's kind of what we're up against," dad-of-two Scotty Schrier told... Read more

Justin Timberlake Shares 3(!) Photos Of Baby Silas

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"It is the most insanely amazing, wonderful, unbelievable thing to ever happen to you." Nope, Justin Timberlake isn't talking about his days in*NSYNC. The 34-year-old singer stopped by The Tonight Show and gushed about fatherhood to Jimmy Fallon. (And he was definitely in the right place; Fallon is the ultimate photo-sharing doting dad.)... Read more

Stephen and Ayesha Curry Welcome Baby Girl!

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The Curry family is now a team of four! Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA star Stephen Curry, gave birth to a baby girl, Ryan Carson, on Friday night after three hours of labor, she announced on her blog. Ayesha delivered her 6lbs., 1oz. daughter “naturally without an epidural,” describing the experience as “something I’ve... Read more

More #DadsDoingHair — Now There's A Class For That

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When mom's away, daughter's hair goes astray. At least, that's how it used to be. As more dads raise kids on their own or help them get ready for school after mom goes to work, they're asking for help in learning to style their toddlers' tresses. For dads looking for more hands-on instruction... Read more

Does Your State Support Working Dads?

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If you're from Minnesota, New Hampshire or Massachusetts, congratulations; fatherhood is in your favor. Those are the three states with the highest overall rankings for dads of kids younger than 18, based on four broad factors: economic and social well being, health, work-life balance and child care. The team at WalletHub looked at... Read more

New Report Paints A Portrait Of Today's New Dad

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Dads want to be, and are, spending more time with their kids. That's the ultimate takeaway from this year's annual Boston College Center for Work & Family report on new dads. Aptly titled The New Dad: A Portrait of Today's Father, asked "white collar dads" about the logistics and challenges of... Read more