My Sensitive Son and His Place in the World

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As a therapist, Lina Acosta Sandaal knows that our society does not let boys and men have big feelings.

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Great Experiences Build Memories: The Top 6 Ways Our Family Looks for Fun and Joy

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Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Helicopter Parent

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Gary Dietz tells the story of the time he was literally, a helicopter parent. And in return, he literally got his nose bent out of joint.

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Why I’m Okay with Dad Missing the Big Things

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My husband may miss the “big things”, but the little things he does may be even bigger.

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The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad

The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad

When Frederick J. Goodall went to his son’s preschool to read one day, he had no idea that he would end up being the first father who had ever read to the class.

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7 Things a Parent Can Say to Empower Their Child

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Finding that perfect parenting balance is almost impossible – but these 7 simple sayings made all the difference for this Mom and her son.

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Two More Steps to Raising a Happy Child

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A child who feels strongly loved can weather the rockiest of situations. Dave Kanegis gives specific advice on how to make that happen.

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Musings of a Selfish Man

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You can’t effect change without changing what you do. This dad has made a commitment to do just that.

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Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Kevin Sterling reflects on the profound personal lessons and inspirations he was able to glean from his grandfather’s long and storied life.

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A Gay Dad’s Quest to Breast Feed His Son

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A new gay dad wants to provide the best milk, breast milk, to his kid, but lacks the biological plumbing to do so. Here is the story of his quest.

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What’s Even Better Than a Great Dad? A Great Baby-Wearing Dad!

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Prepare to explode every myth you know about dads… because these fathers are out on the town with their babies held close.

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A Rabbi’s Eight Promises to His Children If They Are Gay

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A rabbi read a Christian pastor’s four promises to his children if they were gay. He felt he needed to weigh in and add four additional promises of his own.

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A Triple Dog Dare

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The post-internet world can still get their kids outside to have fun. We just have to show them how.

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I Hate Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Doyin Richards shares how he believes bullying can be stopped once and for all.

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If Dads Date Their Daughters, Are Moms Supposed to Be “Dating” Their Sons Too?

If Daddy-Daughter Dates are a Thing, Are Moms Supposed to Be “Dating” Their Sons Too?

Many people feel strongly that father-daughter “dates” are an important tool for teaching girls how they should expect to be treated by the opposite sex, but does the same rationale apply for mothers and sons?

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Dads Cosplay Too: How One Dad Turned His Son Into Rocket Raccoon

Dads Cosplay Too: How One Dad Turned His Son Into Rocket Raccoon

James Estrada wanted to find a “Guardians of the Galaxy” costume for his son and decided, with some help from his friends, to make it himself. The result was better than anything he ever could’ve found in a Halloween costume shop…

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