About Joanna Schroeder

Joanna Schroeder is the type of working mom who opens her car door and junk spills out all over the ground. She serves as Executive Editor of The Good Men Project and is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on sites like xoJane, hlntv.com, and The Huffington Post. Joanna loves playing with her sons, skateboarding with her husband, and hanging out with friends. Her dream is to someday finish her almost-done novel and get some sleep. Follow her shenanigans on Twitter.

How Gratitude Helped Me Find My Way to Monogamy


Joanna Schroeder never thought she’d get married.

Dear Fox News: This Feminist Thinks a Lot Better of Men Than You Apparently Do

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Joanna Schroeder is sick of people degrading and dehumanizing men by saying things like “let men be men”.

What Happens When You Do the Ice Bucket Challenge With Diet Coke and Mentos?

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Pretty much nothing.

‘If Guy BFFs Acted Like Girl BFFs’ – Are Guys Missing Out on Friendship?!

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Joanna Schroeder was a little bummed out after watching BuzzFeed’s funny new gender-swapping video about how BFFs behave.

As a Woman With Lots of Guy Friends, I Can Vouch for the Truth of this Video

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Funny, sweet video about the value of guys and girls being friends.

12 Ways to Do the ALS #IceBucketChallenge AND Conserve Water!


…So what’s stopping you?

Don’t Roll Your Eyes At People Doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – They’re Helping Cure a Disease

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Joanna Schroeder talked with people who’ve lost loved ones to ALS and her mind was changed about the viral Ice Bucket Challenge video sensation. Now she’s a huge fan and thinks you should be, too.

What We Teach Our Kids When We Take Selfies

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Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).

Question of the Day: What Defines You, as a Man?


Is it your brute strength, your cunning wit, your charm, or your ability to change a baby with one hand while drinking coffee with the other?

Is a Cheesy Love Story Better If Told… Underwater?

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Okay, why not?

Parents, I Swear to God, Your Kid CAN Learn to Tie His Shoes


I know you’ve seen a million videos teaching kids to tie shoes, but this one actually worked.

#DontShoot – And Don’t Look Away, America

#dontshoot photo courtesy of Miss Packnett

We ask you, America, not to look away. Don’t pretend Ferguson is so far away. This is America, these are our children.

Conan O’Brien, Will Arnett and Andy Richter Pay Tribute to Their Fallen Brother

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Three comedians receive the news about Robin Williams’ passing, and try to process it the best they can.

Parents, Show This Ad About Texting and Driving to Your Teens Right Now

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If you’ve ever been in a serious car accident, you know how fast (and yet, also how slow) everything moves.

Wait, What? You’re Not Supposed to Thaw Frozen Steaks Before Cooking Them?

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Hold on just a minute, here… Chef Dan Souza totally just exploded my brain.

Hilarious Video Turns Google Street View Into a Horror Movie

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I just burst out laughing. Pretty well done, guys!