Thank God It’s Autism

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My mind goes to the dark places I work so hard to fight against: tumor, cancer, six months to live, eight months, eight years …

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Brother’s Keeper

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Eric and Greg Kochman were athletic, well-liked high school students. So why did they kill themselves?

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I Hope My Son Is Lucky

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JD Roberto wasn’t a bad kid growing up, just a little wild and very lucky.

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Why I Blow-dry My Son’s Hair

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Starring resident bluesman Todd Mauldin and his son.

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Boys are From Mars, Parents are From Another Solar System

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Learn to talk with boys about their feelings in their own language.

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Open Thread: Things Boys Discover

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Boys explore the world and test limits differently. What truths did you discover as a boy?

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Down a Path We Don’t Know Where

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Lisa Hickey looks back on the fears she had and the mistakes she made with her son.

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“Whatever Life Hands You, Kick it in the Balls and Run.”

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A short film by Dan Guilbeault, who lost his sight at an early age but eventually re-found his best friend.

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When a White Boy Wears a Hoodie

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Erin Kotecki Vest believes we owe it to every child to move the discussion on race forward.

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The Shifting Definition of Adulthood

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Nick Maviglia asks what adulthood means for twentysomethings in a post-baby boomer world.

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The Porn Talk

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If you catch your son looking at porn, what do you say when his stepmom might be one of the women he’s looking at?

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What if You Woke Up and You Were a Teenage Girl?

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You’ve received gratis what everyone wants: a second chance at a first start. But why hasn’t Clay returned your text?

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On the Page

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Chris Wiewiora remembers how, no matter where his missionary parents moved, his mother always had a book with her, and how that literary dedication passed on to him.

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Boys Don’t Kiss Boys Here

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Jennifer Moss want her children, either boy or girl, to know that there’s no prescribed mold they need to fit.

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The Man Who Lived Like a Child

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A look into our obsession with reputation and why we should act more like children.

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Champagne Supernova: How One Mother Learns to Let Go

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With her son about to head off to college, Julie Dolcemaschio reflects on the moments they’ve had together.

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