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  1. Fathering

    of Father


  1. Fathering

    Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers, is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 2003 as the third of four published by Men's Studies Press and the first worldwide to focus specifically on fatherhood. Editor-in-Chief is Andrea Doucet.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fathering in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fathering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of fathering in a Sentence

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44 would have kept Jefferson from writing the Declaration of Independence, Washington from commanding the Continental Army, Madison from fathering the Constitution, Hamilton from serving as secretary of the treasury, Clay from being elected speaker of the House and Christopher Columbus from discovering America.

  2. Bill Cosby:

    If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.

  3. Ronald Thwaites:

    The lack of effective mothering and fathering among more than half of our school children can, in fact, be traced backwards.

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