7 Ways To Raise Kids Who Are In Tune With Their Emotions

Becky L McCoy on valuing your child’s honesty, surrounding yourself with healthy relationships, and other ways to raise a mentally and emotionally well child.

Parenting In The Winter Is All About Surviving The Snot

I WANT TO SCREAM, “FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, SOMEBODY SHOVE 10 TISSUES UP THIS LITTLE GIRL’S NOSE!” But I don’t.

A Divorced Dad’s Christmas Letter to His Kids

Merry Christmas, you nuts.

8 Reasons Parents Should DEMAND Better Sex-Ed in Schools

Did you know that abstinence-only sex ed programs don’t work? Joanna Schroeder on a better way to help teens live healthier, happier lives.

10 Things I’ve Learned About How to Help Kids Grieve

Becky McCoy lost her dad and her husband, but she still had two small kids to care for. Here’s what she learned about grief.

I’m the Daddy I Never Had

It’s a realization that only comes once in a lifetime: this kid I am so in love with wants to be exactly like his father.

I Don’t Want to Be That “Creepy” Dad

There was a time when Kirk Pynchon felt comfortable flirting with young women. Now, as a dad, he doesn’t want to seem like a creep.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Porn (Because Yes, You Have To)

As soon as your kids are using the Internet alone, you MUST talk to them about porn. Here’s your age-appropriate guide.

Study Shows Kids Benefit More When Dads Read To Them

My favorite memories are of my dad’s bedtime stories. Now I know why.

What Your Kids Need to Know About Sexting

If your kid is in middle school, you MUST be talking about the ethics of sexting. Joanna Schroeder shows you how.

What You Need to Know About Protecting Kids From Sexual Abuse

A survivor of abuse offers an easy and actionable list to help keep your kids safe.

I Was That Kid Who Dropped Out of College to Join a Rock Band

Serge Bielanko is a dad who still plays in a band… is he too old for this dream?

You Should Never Tell Your Kids “He’s Mean Because He Likes You”

When a little girl is given a black eye by a little boy, the LAST thing any grown-up should say is, “I bet he likes you.”

College Students Try Baby-Swaddling… On Adults

Seasoned dads know that a good swaddle helps babies sleep, but it’s hard to learn. College students learn why it’s such a challenge… with a twist.

When ‘I Hate You’ Means ‘I Love You’

Serge Bielanko is a divorced daddy with three kids, so he knows a lot about complicated emotions.

I Will Make My Kids Like 80s Music If It Kills Me!

They are going to listen to Prince because it’s good for them.