An Open Letter to My Father: What It Means to Be a Man

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This is an open letter to my father, Marvin Jacobs, describing his character—and even more important, the actions he’s taken to demonstrate it through his life.

As A Separated Father, Did I Fail? Did I Succeed?

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Raising a boy when you’re not married to his mother is difficult, but sometimes it’s the right thing to do

Teaching My Boys By My Example, Not My Words

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We know that our actions speak louder than your words, but how much louder?

#56: Teen Alzheimer’s Inventor

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An innovative 15-year-old has invented a device to help millions of Alzheimer’s patients.

Oh How Fast Our Children Grow

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From birth to college—Judy Clement Wall captures her son’s journey into manhood on the measuring wall.

Fundamentalism, Chaos, or Integration—Take Your Pick

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Will we raise boys with the capacity to achieve harmony and integration—at the center of the river—or will we raise our boys to either reject new ideas (rigidity) or destroy anything that upsets them (chaos)?

Is the Gender Blend Trend a Vision of True Love?

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One mother learns to celebrate the #GenderBlend trend as an expression of true love and freedom for her kids and the world.

Sometimes a Cup is Just a Cup

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Color isn’t always a fashion statement, nor is it a gender identifier. Sometimes, it’s just a practical choice.

Tuberous Sclerosis: A Father’s Journey

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The fears that come up when your baby is diagnosed with a rare disorder are nothing compared to this father’s determination to give his son all that he can.

One Way to Know Your Boy Is Home for Spring Break

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There’s one area of the house where signs of a college boy’s return home are unmistakable.

The Sound of Boys Breaking

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Allan Ishac explores the physical tension and need for connection in the man-boy relationship.

Raising Boys and ISIS

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We’ve gotten very adept, in this world, at breaking down old systems and structures that no longer serve us. How well will we do in creating new systems and structures that serve us?

Lincoln Middle School Basketball Team Is … Doing It Right

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“This is not one-time thing. You always have to stick up for kids that are bullied. It’s the right thing to do.”

5 Ways You May Be Damaging Your Son’s Reputation with Social Media

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Even before your sons have their own profiles, your online choices make a difference.

The Problem With Raising Sons in the United States

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A national initiative to resolve the “crisis of boys” in America.

Reading Books About Women Made Me A Better Man

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An infinite number of books featuring multi-dimensional female characters accomplish so much less if they are read by our daughters, but not our sons.