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Father's Day 2020: When is Father's Day in India?

June 20, 2020 12:43 pm

Father's Day 2020 Date: While some people exchange cards, gifts and flowers, others prefer to dine out and spend the day with their fathers. However, the celebrations will be different this year owing to the pandemic.

Helicopter fathers can cause school burnout in kids, says study

November 28, 2019 3:16 pm

Such children go on to develop low self-control skills and find it challenging to manage emotions and behaviour due to fewer opportunities to practice in the growing years.

For Dads who like to grow beards, here's why your child may not like it

August 02, 2019 2:58 pm

Among the kids, from toddlers to teenagers, studied for the research, most thought a clean-shaven face looked "best" while also pointing out that facial hair made men look "older" and "stronger".

My sperm donor dad: Inside the envelope might be the most I would ever know about him

June 27, 2019 7:41 am

Some experts say there is not enough emphasis on what the child may want to know about the donor. It’s often forgotten, even as some banks begin requiring counseling sessions for parents and donors to prepare them for possible questions.

A dad defends dad jokes: 'We become hooked on cheap laughs'

June 25, 2019 4:16 pm

Say what you will about a joke like, “What do you call someone with no body and just a nose? Nobody knows,” but it doesn’t age. Dad jokes are also the training wheels for cringe comedy. Part of their purpose is to embarrass and create discomfort, a benign troll. The goal often is to get not a laugh but a groan.

How dads-to-be can pass on paternal health and reduce birth risk to offspring

June 18, 2019 6:05 pm

A recent study by the Mayo Clinic suggests that a father's age at the time of conception might pose health risks for a baby. The sperm quality decreases as men age, starting at around age 45.

Know what causes back pain in new dads and how it can be treated

June 17, 2019 10:13 am

The most common reason for back pain among fathers is the incorrect method of lifting and carrying their children. Children in their early years gain a few pounds every week and the strain may increase if the back is not prepared to sustain the weight.

Father’s Day 2019: These children’s books make great gifts for dads and kids

June 15, 2019 12:00 pm

Happy Father's Day: Gift a dad you love with a pick of these children's books, which include delightful picture books that can be read aloud to younger kids for some special bonding.

Father’s Day 2019: It’s great when a child says, ‘Today is your day, and I love you, dad’

June 16, 2019 1:35 am

Happy Father’s Day: Fathers do much more hands-on caregiving now than ever before — changing diapers, getting up at night, taking children to the doctor, prepping meals, feeding, sharing drop-offs and pick-ups, and helping with homework.

Father’s Day 2019: ‘One in three dads stays up late to help kids study’

June 13, 2019 10:31 am

The survey, conducted on over 1,000 students pan-India, found that though close to 50 per cent of fathers are highly interested in their kids' education, only about one-third are able to help them study.