Father's Day - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Father's Day


IN PHOTOS: How Filipino celebs are celebrating Father's Day

Jun 21, 2020 - 3:25 PM

Angel Locsin, Solenn Heussaff, and Anne Curtis greet the most important men in their lives

Easy, creamy recipes you can make with kids

Jun 19, 2020 - 4:57 PM

Here’s a bonding activity to make any day special even while at home

What to buy your dad this Father’s Day

Jun 19, 2020 - 12:53 PM

A list for people who aren’t quite gifted at giving gifts

Gary Valenciano to hold pre-Father's Day concert

Jun 16, 2020 - 5:27 PM

The concert 'Faith, Hope, Love' will raise funds for the benefit of ABS-CBN's Pangtawid ng Pag-Ibig

[OPINION] In memory of my father

Jun 16, 2019 - 10:15 PM

To those still lucky enough, I hope you appreciate your parents. You’ll never really know when they’d be gone.

IN PHOTOS: How PH stars celebrated Father's Day

Jun 16, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Dingdong Dantes, Richard Gutierrez, Ogie Alcasid, and more celebrate with their loved ones

LOOK: Dingdong Dantes gets Father's Day surprise from Marian Rivera and daughter Zia

Jun 17, 2018 - 9:53 PM

Marian and Zia treat Dingdong to dinner by the beach in El Nido, Palawan

On Father's Day, Kris Aquino pays tribute to Cory, Ninoy

Jun 17, 2018 - 5:10 PM

She also reminds detractors, particularly those on social media, that the Aquinos 'are no cowards'

When he called her 'Papa,' she promised to be the best father

Jun 17, 2018 - 1:05 PM

'Binuo ni Lorenz 'yung pangarap kong maging ama. Natutuwa lang ako kasi nangyari 'yun kahit hindi ko siya kadugo,' says 32-year-old lesbian Roanne Oca

Slain Catholic priests remembered on Father's Day 2018

Jun 17, 2018 - 11:57 AM

'Ipanalangin natin ang mga pari, na nagsisilbi ring ama sa kanilang mga parokya at Simbahan, na biktima na rin ng mga karumal-dumal na pagpatay,' says Senator Leila de Lima on Father's Day 2018

'STOP THE KILLINGS.' Promotion of Church People's Response (PCPR) led a lightning protest to urge the government for an immediate resolution of the killing of Fr. Richmund Nilo and other victims of murder. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[OPINION] To the father I once hated

Jun 17, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The man I hated so much for loosening his grip on my arm; the son my Lola had called a problem child, was among those who fought for the freedoms we are enjoying now.

Piolo Pascual, Jericho Rosales, Kiko Pangilinan on lessons of fatherhood

Jun 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM

We ask real-life dads: What has fatherhood taught you?

On Father's Day, Sara Duterte thanks dad 'for the rigidity'

Jun 16, 2018 - 1:18 PM

'I would not be where I am now if I did not have you as a father,' says President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest daughter

RESPECT. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his hand to his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio as the latter shows a gesture of respect upon her father's arrival at the Regional Crime Laboratory Office-11 in Davao City for the turnover ceremony of the 26 Mitsubishi patrol vehicles and inauguration of the new RCLO-11 Building on January 15, 2018. Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

5 gifts your dad wants to get for Father's day

Jun 08, 2018 - 3:46 PM

Is your dad a #Lazaddict? Perfect!

On Father's Day, a letter to Tatay

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM

As the world celebrates Father’s day, it may sound cliche, but let me tell you that you’re the best father on earth

What is the role of fathers in breastfeeding?

Jun 18, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Every day of my wife s pregnancy seems to be a class semester and the final project is Jamir our baby

The beautiful dad

Jun 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The story of Ed his wife and their children

HELPING HAND. Ed talks to his wife to assist him in his business. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

When one is distant from a father

Jun 21, 2015 - 10:09 AM

There is no shame on my part in sharing the fact that I never really became close to my father

Go Daddy-o: Video evidence of the best dads ever

Jun 15, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Youtube bears evidence of some of the best daddies in the world

A letter to Tatay

Jun 14, 2014 - 9:09 PM

I wish you were here to give your opinion about my professional and personal issues – from mundane office concerns and painful emotional skirmishes with past girlfriends to my own contradictions and inanities

Notes on an old soul

Jun 16, 2013 - 7:48 PM

Or reflections on my dad and his projection in his children and grandson

OUR FAMILY'S PILLARS. Papa and Mama, now retired in the US. Photo by Mariela Palomo

Bonding with your kids through reading

Jun 16, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Literature is is a portal especially for families to discovering new worlds along with each other’s ideas and opinions

BONDING TIME. 'For generations, fathers have normally been viewed as distant and only fulfill the role of provider. Having him read to the kids breaks this distance and creates a great bonding time with the children.'

Happy even after: The Daddy-Mommy

Jun 16, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Looking back, I can say that I never imagined how much I enjoy being a being a solo mom and the lessons it has taught me

FAMILY OF TWO. It’s not the breakup of a marriage or relationship that makes you a failure, it’s what you make of yourself after it that does

There’s a father in here somewhere

Jun 16, 2013 - 1:27 PM

Parents aren’t born fully formed and with super powers Most of the time we’re grasping in the dark

THIS FATHER CARES. How important is breastfeeding to a dad? Marc Fong tells us.

Family finance: Raising stock market kids

Jun 16, 2013 - 12:52 PM

Edward Lee and Eleanore Teo the father daughter tandem of online stockbroker COL Financial promote the cause of saving and investing among children

TEAM EFFORT. Eleanore Teo and Edward Lee of COL Financial. All photos by Edric Chen

What I inherited from my Dad

Jun 16, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Hajji Alejandro’s secret to being youthful is no big mystery at all It’s simply his attitude toward life

FATHER OF THE BRIDE. Hajji at my wedding in Boracay. Photo courtesy of Raymund Isaac

My dad, the adventurer

Jun 16, 2013 - 9:23 AM

His sense of wonder and easy delight never left him despite the troubles that came his way

AN ADVENTUROUS SOUL. This dad remains game for anything. All photos courtesy of Rhea Claire Madarang

The coffin in the living room

Jun 16, 2013 - 8:02 AM

The family of Serendra victim Sallymar Natividad bid farewell to the 41 year old driver who died on May 31 2013

THE WIDOW. Lilibeth Natividad stands watch over her husband's coffin. 9 June 2013.

Be a father (even when you are not one)

Jun 16, 2013 - 7:03 AM

Whether you are happily married or a single mom all mothers should know how to sometimes be a father to their children

IMPORTANT ROLE. There are nights when my son could not sleep, or when he’d be struggling with a difficult situation in school. When he needs to talk, sometimes about seemingly unimportant matters, I would sit down with him and talk.

Celebrating Father’s Day without a Father

Jun 16, 2013 - 6:20 AM

By recognizing he is still with us no matter what we learn to honor him

VICTORIA AND HER ANGEL. Victoria and her dad shortly after she was born. Photo courtesy of Victoria Herrera

On Father's Day: 'How do I love thee?'

Jun 15, 2013 - 10:42 PM

On Father’s Day I am grateful for my true partner in parenting because if it takes a village to raise a child it’s much easier to manage the madness when you know you have a teammate and partner by your side

NINO AND GELLIBEAN. 'He loved the daughter we were given, enough for both of us.' Photo by Joy Jesena-Barcelon courtesy of Mish Aventajado

The ideal Father’s Day gifts

Jun 15, 2013 - 9:51 PM

If we strip away the consumerism of Father’s Day here’s what Rappler’s resident dad thinks should be left behind

BEYOND THE CLICHÉ. The necktie is a universal symbol for fatherhood. But what will we find out about fathers behind the symbol?

Pamper products just for Dad

Jun 15, 2013 - 5:53 PM

On Father s Day give him something he won t expect: beauty products

AFTERSHAVE BALM. Even dads need to take care of their skin. All photos courtesy of Marks & Spencer