Welcome to Mocha Dad


Welcome to Mocha Dad.

I started this blog to give black dads have a voice. I’m not talking about baby daddies; I’m talking about bonafide black daddies who are committed to raising strong, moral, successful children despite cultural and social pressures. Being a black man in America ain’t easy. Nor is being a father. Combine the two and you have a potentially stressful situation that causes many men to abdicate their responsibilities. Instead of focusing on those guys, I want to celebrate the men who accept the fatherhood challenge every day.

On this blog, I will post my observations, good or bad, on the state of black fatherhood and the black family. I don’t claim to be an expert on these topics; however, raising three children of my own has given me enough experiences to share.

I have done many things in my life and nothing comes close to the joy that I have received from raising my kids. I know there are many men who feel the same way.

I hope you enjoy Mocha Dad and visit often. Feel free to post your comments and let me know what you think about it.

Stay Strong,

About author

Frederick J. Goodall

Frederick J. Goodall is the founder of Mocha Dad - a parenting website focused on fatherhood. He is passionate about parenting and helping men to be great dads, husbands, and role models. You can contact him at or on Twitter at

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