Dear Son, This Is The Hardest Letter I Have Ever Written…

Dear Son, This Is The Hardest Letter I Have Ever Written...

Dave Kelly is not looking forward to the day he has to explain his brain tumor to his young son.

Sometimes, I’m Not Myself. By My Maybe-Autistic Son. Sort Of.

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A mother imagines what her special needs son is saying when he’s too stressed out to speak.

What Stereotype About Men Do We Most Need to Bust?

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The GMP Editors were asked and they answered. What do you think?

10 Things I Never Thought I’d Have To Say…Until I Had Boys

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You never know what you’re going to have to say when you have kids. Danielle Anderson at ScaryMommy.com shares a few of the phrases she’s been slinging around these days.

Your Penis Won’t Fall Off And Other Things Boys Should Know

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Rita Templeton, author at scarymommy.com, has some advice for boys discovering their anatomy.

How Would You Better Engage Boys in the Classroom?

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GMP Editors were asked: “You can be the principal of a school for a week. What’s one thing you would change to better engage boys in the classroom?” Here are their answers. What’s yours?

Why Fathers Should Choose Their Words Reverently

Why Fathers Should Choose Their Words Reverently

Douglas Thompson talks about how much words can matter in the relationship between a father and his children.

Struggling for a Parent’s Affection

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Leave it up to cinematographer Frank Buono and he’ll transport you into the window of a young boy’s life in ten minutes.

‘Boyhood’ Is Not Just About A Boy

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Max Bakke examines ‘Boyhood’ and finds, there are no small parts.

The Eleven Things Only Parents of Boys Understand

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Families with boys are blessed in eleven special ways, says this lesbian mom.

A Message To Our Boys On How To (Not) Become Men

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Boys are taught to suppress emotion. They are taught to act out aggressively. This is not the way to raise good men.

Daddies Cry Too

Daddies Cry Too

After his young son announced that “Daddies don’t cry,” Michael Bryant had to explain to his son why everyone—Daddies included—occasionally needs to have a good cry.

Things Not to Text Your Parents When You Travel

Things Not to Text Your Parents When You Travel

Texting with his son did little to calm Tim Akimoff’s conflicted emotions after he sent his son off on his first solo trip overseas.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Discipline

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Kozo Hattori explores the intersection of compassion and discipline.

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

Douglas Mine, a former foreign correspondent, shares this memoir about meeting his Italian wife, starting a life together, and the honest emotions that accompany finding out, at age fifty-five, that you’re going to be a father again.

Examining the Axe Effect

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Aaron W. Voyles looks to body sprays and the Old Spice-ification of men.