5 Important Ways Outdoor Activity with Dad is Good for a Child

Whether playing in the backyard, a walk in the neighborhood, or a family canoe trip, father-child time spent outdoors is good for your child, and you! — If you go to the park on a weekday afternoon in spring or get out to a natural area for a Saturday morning hike to see summer wildflowers, you […]

Happy to Sad in T-minus Five: When Autism Meets Mental Illness

Being a parent, it’s our job to care for our children. But when it’s something you can’t fix, it’s devastating.

What Doctors Have to Say About Jumping to an ADHD Diagnosis

Are well meaning professionals saying that boys have ADHD too quickly? Tyler Jacobson explores the question.

10 Reasons Adult ADHD is an Advantage, Not a Deficit

ADHD is not a deficit disorder. It is a distinction driver.

9 Things You Can Do if Adult ADHD has Friended You

Do you wonder if you have Adult ADHD? This post is for you. Here is your opportunity to laugh, cry and be moved to take action.

One. Thing. At. A. Time.

Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ Picture this: You’re getting ready for work, at the brushing […]

Why Winning Isn’t Everything: Our Boys Can Teach Us More

How “boys will be boys” needs to go and “for the love of the game” is the only way to play

Back-to-School Transitions for Children of Divorce

How to help your kids ease into a new routine when there are now two households.

Don’t Get Buried Alive by Negativity: Staying Positive in a Dangerous World

Jed Diamond looks at alternatives to negativity when life throws the biggest curveballs.

Andrew W: With Great Power…

Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

Am I Broken? One Man Questions the Curse of Mental Illness

What happens when we don’t want to pass our traits onto our children? Writer Scotty Schrier gives us an honest look at his own disorders and breaking the “curse” of mental health problems.

How a Dad Took a Good Look at His Son’s Bad Day, and Ended Up in Awe

His son Chris had a bad day, but as a dad, Sean was willing to cut some slack. More than that, he was filled with a profound respect. Here’s why.

Is ADHD Real and How Do I Deal With It?

Dr. Christina Edmonson Shares Real Talk On ADHD

How I Learned To Love My Son For What He Is… and Also What He’s Not

Why do we celebrate individuality in adults but condemn it in our boys?

The Classroom Behavior Cycle for Boys…Fidget, Discipline, Repeat

Boys are often disciplined more often than girls in the classroom and as a result a cycle of behavior ensues.

My Journey to Intentional Parenting

Raising two special needs boys forced Jenny Kanevsky to innovate by blending the four traditional parenting styles with her own mix of intention, instinct, and flexibility.