A Dad of a Son Sounds Off: Boys Need Protecting Too

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This Dad has reassessed attitudes about sons who start dating and is tired of them being seen as threats. They need protection too, even if it is from themselves.

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The Letter I Wanted From My Father

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Cabot O’Callaghan imagines the letter his absent father never sent him.

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7 New Parenting Shows That Need To Be On TV

Tired of what’s on television? Doyin Richards shares ideas for seven parenting shows that should be on TV right now.

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How I Supposedly Ended My Son’s Future as a Car-Racing Phenomenon

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Joanna Schroeder tries to figure out how to keep her kids safe without squashing their independence.

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Fatherhood and Boys in Tights

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Find out why Geoff Cochran is okay his sons blurring traditional gender lines by wearing finger nail polish and tights.

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In Defense of the Older Parent

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Dan Szczesny, on being the man he could never have been twenty years ago.

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3 Relationship Mistakes I Hope My Sons Don’t Make

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It’s never to early to teach kids about relationships. Serge Bielanko share tips and tales on how to make it (or fail miserably) in the dating world.

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What’s a Dad to Do When His Daughter Wants to Dress as Han Solo?

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…put on a Princess Leia costume, of course.

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My Daughter Ruined Time Travel for Me

My Daughter Ruined Time Travel for Me

Like most ’80s geeks, Tom Burns spent his childhood coveting the ability to time travel. But, once he became a father, everything changed…

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Instructions for Fathers of Daughters

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What started as a class discussion turned into a revelation for this teacher, and some instructions every father needs to know.

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A Dad Gets a New Perspective on Family When He Talks to a Teen Who Deeply Wants One

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Dad Rich Valenza founded an organization to help find homes for foster kids. One day he met a 15 year old who made him feel needed more than ever, a boy who still needs the home of his dreams.

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Jim Carrey, Sex Educator

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Clint Greagen explains how Jim Carrey helped him start the sex ed conversation with his 8-year old son.

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“Breaking Bad” Action Figures and the Harsh Realities of Parenting

“Breaking Bad” Action Figures and the Harsh Realities of Parenting

B.K. Mullen offers a parent’s perspective on a Florida mother’s recent campaign to have “Breaking Bad” figures removed from a national toy store chain.

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The “Pretty” Prison: the Dad of a Daughter Ponders the Weight of a Word

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A dad discovers a common compliment for girls is not as positive as many think. It is a trap. Here is his plan to free his daughter from its grasp.

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How Not To Work With Special Needs Kids

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David Perry explains the importance of consistency in teaching skills to his son.

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A Dad Decides It is Time to Tell His Teen Daughter the Truth

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“Do as I say, not as I did” could be the mantra of many parents who experimented in their youth. This dad decided the days for hypocrisies had come to an end.

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