fatherhood fatherhood  /ˈfɑ ðər ˌhʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
  2. (n) God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
  3. (n) the status of a religious leader
  4. (n) the status of a father

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The redefinition of fatherhood has been going on in virtually every arena of American life for well over 20 years.
  2. The playbook for modern fatherhood now includes a prebaby crash course.
  3. The Atlantic: 54-page draft of the party's platform stresses women's issues and fatherhood, among other topics.

News

  1. Sixth Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference To Be Held Friday

    The sixth annual Fatherhood Solution Conference will take place this Friday at the Renaissance Los Angeles Hotel starting at 8:30 a.m. Presented by the Children's Institute, this one-day conference on strengthening relationships between fathers and their at-risk children focuses on issues facing low-income challenged fathers and is designed for professionals in such sectors as social service ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Beverly Hills Courier

  2. Book review: 'Fatherhood: The Manliest Profession' gives entertaining look at being a dad

    Different from most books about fatherhood, Matthew Buckley illustrates the humor of being a dad that any parent can relate...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Deseret News

  3. "Fatherhood 101" film focuses on teaching dads how important they are: Margaret Bernstein

    Marquette Williams vowed that his "Fatherhood 101" film would come out in time for Fathers Day 2013 and that he would premiere it in Cleveland. Proudly he has met those goals.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Sun Press

Quotes

  1. "I just want to apologize to everybody - my teammates, my family, especially my fiancee," Richardson said after practice Monday. "I've been questioned as a basketball player, questioned as a person, but my fatherhood in question is tough,...
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Jason Richardson Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "I can't legislate fatherhood; I can't force anybody to love a child," he said. "What we can do is make it easier for fathers who make responsible choices, and harder for those who avoid those choices."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times (blog)

  3. "I am looking forward to fatherhood," Urban told The Sunday Telegraph. "I have always wanted to be a good dad. My brother's got two kids and he's an excellent dad and I think we both have that sense of being home and being solid family guys."
    on Mar 24, 2007 By: Keith Urban Source: NEWS.com.au

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