fathers

A new study shows that growing up without a father not only affects behavior – it transforms children’s brain structure. Researchers studied the behavior and…

Rasan Portlock, 29, brought his 10-year-old son, Ryheim to tears during an emotional ‘Today’ interview talking about his academic success and “big dreams,” reports theGrio.com.…

Continuing the discussion on absentee parents on this week’s series on the Michael Baisden Show, young caller Chloe is a 19-year-old with a father she says she never understood why he didn’t stick around or make an attempt to be apart of her life even though he knew where she was living and now he […]

Michael Baisden continues an in-depth discussion with listener Kim who says that deadbeat parents should not pop back into their kids lives like everything is okay after being missing for extended periods of time. Michael shares his experience regarding his father randomly popping into his life and treating him and his brother to hamburgers. George […]

Love might be in the air this season as we prepare for Valentine’s Day, but what happens when there is no apparent love – especially when it’s not genuinely from the people in your life that should really care the most? Michael Baisden took time on his show this week to discuss the concept of […]

Continuing yesterday afternoon’s discussion on serious issues relating to paternity fraud, a mother calls into The Michael Baisden Show to talk about how her family dealt with her son’s experience with paternity fraud. Caller Jackie says that her son came home one day and told her that he was having a baby. Since she had […]

When it comes to raising children, most of the focus is on mothers. But a growing body of research shows that fathers play an essential, but often undervalued, role in a child’s development. Uninvolved fathers have long been accused of lacking motivation. But research shows that many societal obstacles conspire against them. Even as more […]

Men. We hear it all the time, “why aren’t there any good fathers?” Let alone the other inquiry, “Why are all the good ones taken.”…