College Parenting 101

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Rich Siegel remembers being dropped off at college. Literally. Quite different than today’s series of events, seminars and classes as 26 years later he drops his own daughter off.

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5 Awesome Side Effects of Becoming a Dad

5 Side Effects of Becoming a Dad

Kevin Sterling lists the five best things that improved about himself once he realized that he was going to be a dad.

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“Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?”: Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

"Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?": Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

Writer Ian Stansel makes peace with the profoundly terrible stench of his grandfather.

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From Siblings to Rivals – Why Parents Should Stop the Violence

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It may be natural for kids to fight while they’re growing up. But it’s only healthy if they learn to do it right.

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We’re Watching You Grow Up – How Will That Affect You as a Teen?

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Who doesn’t recognize these adorable kids? But how will being the star of a viral video change their lives?

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What I Learned About Pancakes and Bullies From My Son With Down Syndrome

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She thought she was protecting her son, but she learned he had a protection all his own.

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The Dilemma of Vacationing Without Your Kids

The Dilemma of Vacationing Without Your Kids

Cliff Hsia breaks down the pros and cons of parents taking a “kidsmoon,” a.k.a. taking their first real vacation away from their children.

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A Dad Sounds Off on the Christian Grandma Advocating Homophobic Books for Teens

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An Illinois Grandmother citing “Christian Values” proposed book plots such as one about the joy a birdie experiences when her two dads are killed and she is assigned to opposite sex parents. A dad addresses her in an open letter.

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3 Things Besides Love That Parents Need to Give Their Kids

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Love is essential, but Tor Constantino identifies three things parents need to provide besides love to raise healthy children.

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Why Women are Not Innately Better Parents Than Men

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Stay-at-home dad and blogger John Adams was asked whether women were better parents than men. He does not think so, and this is why. What do you think?

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I Know Retailers Are Excited, But Are They Suffering From — Premature Toyification?

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This Dad blogger usually hunkers down for the holiday season onslaught of toy promotion enthusiasm, but this year the retailers shocked him with early aggressiveness. He responds in kind.

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4 Promises From a Christian Pastor Dad if His Children Turn Out to be Gay

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A Christian Pastor, and father of two, has thought long and hard about the possibility that a child of his might turn out to be gay. Here are his four promises if that happens.

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Message To Governor Jerry Brown: Dads Aren’t Happy With You

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Doyin Richards has some strong words for California Governor Jerry Brown who recently vetoed the Potty Parity For Parents Act.

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Can’t Win But For Losing: Playing Board Games with My Sons

Can’t Win But For Losing: Playing Board Games with My Sons

Ben Railton makes the case for why occasionally letting his sons win at board games can actually be more empathetic and educational than leaving the outcomes up to chance.

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Show-and-Tell Feminism For Dads Of Daughters

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Great writers “show, don’t tell.” Ariel Chessler and his wife are following that motto while raising their daughters to recognize the power of women.

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Men Engage. Yeah, We Do.

Men Engage. Yeah, We Do.

Dameyon Bonson argues that, despite the popular stereotype, men do talk about their emotions, fears, and anxieties, but oftentimes, they just aren’t heard.

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