Do Kids Need A Dad?
By Womanist Musings on August 07, 2011
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[Editor's note: What does it mean if kids grow up without a dad? Is this something you've experienced as a child or a parent? A recent documentary on the role of fathers triggered this thoughtful post from Renee Martin at Womanist Musings.--Mona]
My father and I are not close to each other today, but there was a time when I was the apple of his eye and knew what it was to be daddy's little girl. Watching my unhusband with our boys, I once again learned the importance of a man in the life of a child.