About Joanna Schroeder

Joanna Schroeder is a feminist writer and editor with a special focus in issues facing raising boys and gender in the media. Her work has appeared on Redbook, Yahoo!, xoJane, MariaShriver.com, TIME.com, and more. She and her husband are outdoor sports enthusiasts raising very active sons. She is currently co-editing a book of essays for boys and young men with author and advocate Jeff Perera. Follow her shenanigans on Twitter.

3 Tips For Raising Kids Who Won’t Bully Others

And no, it’s NOT normal for kids to be bullied. Period.

Yes, You Have to Be Delusional to Be Happy in Marriage

But that’s not a bad thing! By Lesli Doares for YourTango Many people think you’re downright CRAZY to get married these days. Well, it turns out that being full-on ‘crazy’ isn’t necessary, just a little bit delusional. Researchers from the University at Buffalo and the University of British Columbia found that being delusional about your spouse is one of the biggest secrets to a long and loving marriage. […]

10 Reasons Settling Down Doesn’t Mean You’re Settling

When did commitment become a bad word for men? Time for a revolution!

This Mall Santa Showed a Boy with Autism Real Holiday Spirit

Santa did more than tell a little boy that it’s okay to be himself, he also showed us how to be better people ourselves.

4 Ways to Raise Ethical Kids in a High-Tech World

Sexting, trolling and bullying – oh my! Joanna Schroeder on how to teach your kids ethical online behavior.

Are You Concerned or Just Concern-Trolling? A Holiday Guide

You may be concerned, or just expressing loving critique, but it can be pretty harmful. Here’s how you know

What You Need to Learn From This 92 Year-Old Twitter Activist

What does a former WWII Prisoner of War have to teach younger men? A whole lot.

4 Ways Hulu Might Save Your Marriage

Drama is great for relationships (when you’re watching it on TV). Joanna Schroeder on why you need Hulu.

Torch: The Router You NEED if You’re a Parent

The Internet is a wild and wooly place, and not always great for kids. So how do you allow them to satisfy their curiosity online? Torch. You gotta see this.

Redefining ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ In One Tender Photo

The National At-Home Dad Network has a powerful message for anyone who thinks boys can be defined by frogs, snails and puppy dog tails. When I found out I was pregnant with a boy, I received all the related “boy gear” as gifts – tiny baseball mitt, a tee shirt with a football embroidered onto […]

8 Things You Must NEVER Do When Raising Boys

You may think you have this parenting thing wired, but if you’re raising boys, you may be making some of these critical mistakes.

9 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Love Without Saying a Word

Kids learn more about how to give and receive love from what we do than from anything we could ever teach them with words.

We Love the Outdoors. We Hate Poison Ivy. With Tecnu Extreme, it’s No Worries All the Way.

Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.

5 Things to Consider Before Celebrating the Ashley Madison Hack

Joanna Schroeder says that just because these people did something unethical doesn’t mean you should abandon your ethics, too.

Please, Wear Your Cargo Pants (or Whatever the Heck You Want)

Why does anyone care what other people choose to wear?

Erick Erickson Perfectly Illustrates How Chivalry Is Not the Same as Equality

For guys like Erick Erickson, standing up for a woman like Megyn Kelly is nothing more than protecting their own interests.