As the long day-dream of Summer wraps up, Ron Mattocks says goodbye to his sons.
Author Ron Mattocks is a father of three boys and two stepdaughters. After losing his job and becoming a stay-at-home father, he started the blog Clark Kent's Lunchbox, which eventually became the basis for his book, Sugar Milk: What One Dad Drinks When He Can't Afford Vodka. Ron lives with his wife Ashley in Houston, Texas; he sneaks off to the comic book store whenever possible.
I replayed the axe cutting into Dad’s leg—the metal against the bone—and I recalled his strength to keep going despite the pain.
Discipline is something many parents struggle to get right. Unfortunately, there’s no perfect formula.
If you ask his porn-star girlfriends, Charlie Sheen is the F-18 of fathers—just as long as he doesn’t feed his kids tiger blood.
Don’t believe it happens? Let Ron Mattocks tell you how his wife mentally abused him and how it ruined his social life, his career, and left him ready to commit suicide. Then find out how he turned things around.
Ron Mattocks crafts a heartfelt missive to a clueless mom from a swanky neighborhood. He may or may not have been entirely sarcastic.
The kids would pound on their tables and chanting “fresh meat, fresh meat” until their voices reached a frenzied crescendo of unintelligible whooping and howling.
More cause for concern, in addition to the standard new-dad worries, like forgetting the car seat on the car roof when leaving the hospital.
When my sisters and I were kids, there was no more heated battle than who got to ride in the front seat on the way to school. Being the oldest, I felt this provided me an unspoken entitlement to the position. Nope. Our dad left it to whoever called it first.
Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet today announced that the agency will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.
As makeup becomes more socially acceptable for men to wear, the benefits of it are called into question.
With at least 51 people dead from the giant tornado that ripped through Oklahoma, the Wheeler family was relieved to know that their son was alive.
The tornado was at least a half-mile wide and had winds up to 200 mph.
After the giant tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, Melissa Newton and city manager Steven Eddy talk about being in the middle of the destruction.
Ernie R writes to The Good Life of two best men: his own, and himself.
Chantele Theroux on how to live and love like the Man in Black.
An easy, energy efficient way to brew tea in your kitchen.
Justin Cascio talks to T Cooper, author of Real Man Adventures, about writing, crying, and being a real man.
This is love.
Patterns, colors, proportions, oh my!
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Do you know the way to your own heart? Men who cook and write wanted.
It’s not exactly criminal. So why do you hide the source of your joy?
Sometimes, what makes us do evil is easier to understand than the reasons why we choose to do good.