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 Redbook, Yahoo!, xoJane, MariaShriver.com, TIME.com, and more. Joanna loves playing with her sons, skateboarding with her husband, and hanging out with friends. She just finished her first novel. Follow her shenanigans on Twitter.

The Dirty Little Secret Parents Are Hiding: We’re Actually Pretty Happy

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Nine silly and serious ways the hidden joys of parenthood surprised Joanna Schroeder when she became a mom.

Can You Imagine a World Without the Name ‘Washington R*dskins’?!

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Actually, it’s pretty easy.

How Ira Glass Saved Me From a Life of Sadness and Made Me Into a Real-Life Professional Writer

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The title may be a tad on the dramatic side, but Joanna Schroeder does owe an awful lot to Ira Glass.

11 Words You Need to Teach Your Son Before He Turns 6

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The things we say to our kids help shape their identity. Joanna Schroeder explains how a few key words and phrases can empower our sons.

7 Little Things That’ll Mean a Hell of a Lot to Your Guy

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Joanna Schroeder shares her top 7 super simple secrets for making sure her husband feels loved.

This Silly “Try Guys” Video About Getting Drunk Could Actually Save Your Life

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Get this: You can become more and more drunk just sitting there – not even taking any more drinks!

Question of the Day: Have You Ever Made a Resolution and Actually Kept It?

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A few years ago a silly resolution made on Facebook started a major change in my life. It’s the only resolution that’s ever mattered, really.

Play-Doh’s New Toy Looks Like a Penis – But Parents’ Over-Reaction is What Actually Harms Kids

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Joanna Schroeder isn’t worried about the Play-Doh tool that looks like a penis. She’s worried that parents freaking out over it teaches kids to keep secrets.

Time Machine: 6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Marriage When I Was 26

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There’s no such thing as unconditional love for your spouse. Really.

What Would You Do If It All Fell Apart and You Had to Start Over?

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It’s our Question of the Day: You’ve fallen from grace and lost your reputation. What do you do to start living the life you always wanted, as the man you always knew you could be?

10 Reasons Christmas Makes Me Love My Husband Even More

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Holidays weren’t always simple for Joanna Schroeder and her husband. But over the years they’ve come into traditions that bring them closer every year.

6 Reasons ‘Love Actually’ Is a Story About Vulnerable Men Winning at Life

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Joanna Schroeder thinks there’s something very different about the holiday film Love Actually, and it’s the men that make it so special.

Man Delivers 3 Baby Sharks on the Beach After Mom Shark Dies

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File this one under “things you would never expect to see in your entire life.”

For White People Feeling Helpless Over Ferguson and Eric Garner: 5 Tips For Being an Ally

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Allies can do a lot of good, but only if we are listening to a movement’s leaders. Franchesca Ramsey helps us out.

5 Things I Had to Learn In Order to Love My Nice Guy

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What happens when a woman who loves so-called “Bad Boys” discovers that the man of her dreams is a total sweetheart? Joanna Schroeder found out the hard way.

100 Words on Love: Don’t Drink Beer While Baking Thanksgiving Pies

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When we looked into the little window at the baking crust, it was a sludge of bubbling grease.