- The Washington Times - Sunday, June 16, 2002

Books

• "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter: And Other Tips From a Beleaguered Father (Not That Any of Them Work)," by W. Bruce Cameron, Workman Publishing Co., 2001. This book, written by a humorist, is a survival guide to living among teen-agers.

• "Dear Rhonda: Life Lessons From a Father to His Daughter," by Lt. Demitri Kornegay, Random House Inc., 2002. A Montgomery County police officer offers his daughter and parents and children everywhere life's lessons.

Associations

• Institute for Responsible Fatherhood and Family Revitalization, 9500 Arena Drive, Suite 400, Largo, MD 20774. Phone: 800/7-FATHER. Web site: www.responsiblefatherhood.org. Founded in 1982, the IRFFR is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and supporting fathers to become actively involved in the lives of their children.

• National Fatherhood Initiative, 101 Lake Forest Blvd., Suite 360, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Phone: 301/948-0599. Web site: www.fatherhood.org. This nonprofit organization was founded in 1994 and leads a movement to confront the problems caused by absent fathers.

Online

• The Fatherhood Project, a national research and education project that is examining the future of fatherhood and developing ways to support men's involvement in child rearing, has a home page (www.familiesandwork.org/fatherhood/index.html) offering advice for parents and employers, among others.

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