About Joanna Schroeder

After years as Executive Editor, Joanna Schroeder now serves as Director of Media Relations for The Good Men Project while she focuses on her own writing. 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 just finished her first novel. Follow her shenanigans on Twitter.

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

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

5 Things to Consider Before Celebrating the Ashley Madison Hack

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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)

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Why does anyone care what other people choose to wear?

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

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

Ant-Man is Really a Celebration of Dads (and Step Dads!)

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Joanna Schroeder explains that there are many superheroes in the film Ant-Man, and all of them are dads.

8 Things You Must NEVER Do When Raising Boys

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

What Mick Fanning’s Shark Attack Teaches Us About Men and Friendship

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“Rather than paddle toward the beach, you started paddling toward Mick.” (And the shark!)

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

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

9 Ridiculous Things You’d Never Thought You’d Do When You Got Married

Bet this guy never thought he'd be photographed making a giant heart on his head with his hands.

Remember when you first met your partner and you always had to look and smell your best? Those days are gone.

7 Lessons We Teach Kids That Grown-Ups Should Work On, Too

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Grown-ups, have you forgotten all the lessons you learned about kindness when you were little?

Dear Jeremy Renner: Calling a Fictional Woman a Slut is Still Misogyny

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Black Widow isn’t real, but the millions of women and girls called “sluts” everyday are. Somehow, Jeremy Renner still thinks his joke was okay.

Why We Run #21: I Run Because I Almost Couldn’t, and Sometimes I Can’t

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This is what it’s like to run on deformed hips. But really, it’s not so bad.

The Simplest Dating Advice Ever: Give Her Your Number

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Joanna Schroeder explains exactly why you shouldn’t ask a woman for her number.

15 Amazing Responses to Bryan Fischer’s Hilariously Awful “Big Gay” Tweet

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“Do not support Big Gay!! Do your shopping at small, local gays instead!! #DownWithBigGay #SupportLocalGays” – Kalimah Priforce

The 5 Stages of Parental Spring Break Grief

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Spring Break, the cruelest prank the public schools system ever played on the average working American parent.

Phil Robertson Reminds Me Why I’m a Humanist

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Dear Phil Robertson: A moral code based upon anything other than compassion for others is not really moral. Now, ask God to forgive you for the harm you’ve caused.