Krushangi Maisuria is finishing high school this year. But her wisdom vastly exceeds her age.
Recalling Robert Hayden’s classic poem “Those Winter Sundays,” Philip Clark presents his own remembrance of a father and his sacrifices.
Speaking as a father to a young daughter, Adam Hughes explores the gap between expectation and reality–parental promise and parental failure.
Like many great poems, Mike Crossley’s piece about a father’s playful challenge to his son can be understood in many ways.
There’s nothing quite like a good short poem to punch you in the gut. Joshua Wood’s piece does just that.
Justin Hamm offers his own simple philosophy of thanksgiving and celebration in a poem that will ring true for many.
A dad has created a pretty potent mix of technology and toddler cuteness to create the “Glowy Zoey” YouTube phenomenon.
Sam Pittman considers the relationship between poetry and more prosaic forms of communication in this father-son poem.
Diane Lockward uses a seemingly mundane occurrence to make a powerful statement about personal loss and, perhaps, the current state of boyhood.
Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.
The founder of the brilliant fyeahblackrockmusic Tumblr talks racial politics, Kelis, and . . . the Doobie Brothers?
A tech CEO drums in various styles during snowfall in Philadelphia.
John Faithful Hamer has a bone to pick with the latest incarnation of the Atheist Movement.
For the last eight years, Leo Babauta has had an internal struggle: between wanting to improve himself, and wanting to be content.
Could the key to nutrition and a healthy life be as easy as simply eating real foods? Wellness coach, Jason Gootman thinks so. What’s your take?
Our boy in the burbs asks this question:
Want to know where my dads spend all of their time?
Go ahead, sleep with another woman (it’ll make you feel better). We have 10 more tips to help you move on from that breakup.
Can we talk about sex differences?
Bob Schwenkler on how to get more sexual stamina, give more pleasure to your partner, and experience profoundly deepened connection through sex. Yes, really.
Teen boys get an awfully bad rap these days… but these two opposing teams are trying to set that straight.
Jarrett Neal considers that familiar rite of passage from childhood to adolescence–the boys’ locker room.
A collection of the best of our youth sports coverage.
Voting isn’t the end all be all; nor will it mitigate the issues overnight that cause frustration. It will, however, create leverage for communities, and that’s a powerful component to any negotiation.
Can we fashion a new understanding of mental illness that will improve lives?
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.