The Road to Redemption: A Cautionary Tale Transformed Into a Life Affirming Spark

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Connie K. Grier shares the story of Kaliek Hayes, Founder of ChildhoodsLost and asks, “What is the “spark” that serves as your motivation for change?”

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My Dear Son, Rejection is a Myth

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I need to tell you a secret, something I wish I would have known when I was 12.

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Dads Cookin’ With Kids: “Your Kids Cooking!” a Teaching Tool

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New Book & DVD Helps Dads Teach Kids Basic Cooking Survival Skills

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6 Lessons From Teaching My Son to Shave

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A father contemplates the meaning of manhood, and the lessons inherent in safe, effective hair removal.

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Generation Stressed: A Hands on Guide Helping Kids Overcome Anxiety

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Michele Kambolis’ New Book Gives Play-Based Strategies for Anxiety

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Parenting From a Distance

Parenting From a Distance

Shawn Fludd shares, “Not being local to your children is hard but you can maintain a great relationship with them. I think the most important thing is for them to know that you are thinking of them, even though you’re not there.”

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Raising Boys with Cancer

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How a cancer diagnosis can help to raise happy, healthy boys.

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Why I’m Afraid to Raise a Man

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“Would I have it in me to be the kind of mother that didn’t degrade or diminish his masculinity, but teach him that it can be a powerful tool for positivity, change and equality?”

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The Hug that Ruined My Son’s Birthday Party

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I don’t want my sons to learn that it is okay to force physical touch — not even it it’s family.

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My Son Doesn’t Need a Pinterest Mom

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Little boys don’t really need picture perfect cupcakes, they do fine on mud pies and love.

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Dads Cookin’ With Kids; The Food That Bonds You

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The real reason dads cooking with kids builds relationships.

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5 Things My Sons Will Inherit When I Die

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What every father can gift to their sons when they die.

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Is Forced Visitation Necessary or Barbaric?

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Aleasa Word Discusses Recent Case of Kids Incarcerated for Not Visiting Dad

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8 Things You Must NEVER Do When Raising Boys

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You may think you have this parenting thing wired, but if you’re raising boys, you may be making some of these critical mistakes.

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Tickled to Consent: Teaching Little Boys that No Means No

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Understanding the importance of giving, withholding, and respecting consent starts in childhood.

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Dads Cookin’ With Kids; Mike Adamick’s DIY Mini Trifle

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Mike Adamick’s Mini Trifle is an Easy Hit With the Kids – Today we share another great recipe from Mike Adamick’s Dad’s Book of Awesome Recipes. As you enjoy the weekend with your kids, don’t forget that gathering time around food is a great way to bond and get to know your kids better than […]

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