The Insincerity of Modern Parenting

The Insincerity of Modern Parenting

Adam Hall wonders how modern parents can ever be honest about their kids when everything they say is constantly being recorded and scrutinized on social media.

Hell Yeah, Christmas Is About Toys and That’s Not a Bad Thing

Hell Yeah, Christmas Is About Toys and That’s Not a Bad Thing

There are many, many reasons for the holiday season, but, just because commercialization is gross, that doesn’t mean that we should forget how positive and constructive toys can be in the right hands.

Pray for Newtown: Trying to See the Light

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Michael Kasdan reflects on the Sandy Hook school shooting that took place in Newtown, Connecticut two years ago.

The Power of Poetry in the Classroom

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Teacher and poet Kip Zegers examines why poetry is crucial in classrooms…and in life.

Chinese Dad on Bus Kisses Daughter, Has to Defend Himself to Police

Chinese Dad on Bus Kisses Daughter, Has to Defend Himself to Police

A Chinese man was accused of inappropriate contact with a minor last week after a video went viral of him kissing his own daughter on a bus. Is the world we now live in?

Making it Work Without Working: The Story of a Stay-at-Home Dad

Making it Work Without Working: The Story of a Stay-at-Home-Dad

After being the primary caregiver for his kids for several years, Jeff Dotts thought he might be ready to return to the work force. He was wrong.

Why I Believe My Son’s Life is Safer if He Questions Authority

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Respect for authority is great, but blind obedience can leave a child open to all kinds of abuse.

The Aftermath of Abandonment, What Becomes of the Brokenhearted?

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His father abandoned him time and time again, but Brian Bowers has found his own path to peace and acceptance.

Confessions Of A Part-Time Santa

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Have you ever wanted to try your hand at bringing joy to children as a part-time Santa Clause? James Halcomb gives you the tips to realize your dream.

World Schooling: When Children Study Abroad

World Schooling: When Children Study Abroad

Cliff Hsia offers a practical guide to the many benefits that can come from enrolling your kids in local schools during extended international trips abroad.

30 Pushes and 2 Breaths

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Dan Szczesny wonders how he would respond in a real emergency.

Now, More Than Ever, Our Children Need a Village

Now, More Than Ever, Childrne Need a Village

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”-Nelson Mandela

You’re a Stay-at-Home Dad? You Must Be…

You’re a Stay-at-Home Dad? You Must Be…

Chris Bernholdt is a proud stay-at-home dad, but he can’t believe how some people still question the masculinity of men who choose to be their children’s primary caregiver.

How Improv Comedy Made Me a Better Parent

How Improv Comedy Made Me a Better Parent

Tom Burns wasn’t particularly good at improv comedy, but improv did teach him a valuable lesson that has served him well as a father.

Dodging the Crimson Bullet: How a False Alarm Helped Me Realize I Am (Mostly) Ready for My Little Girl to Start Growing Up

Dodging the Crimson Bullet: How a False Alarm Helped Me Realize I Am (Mostly) Ready for My Little Girl to Start Growing Up

Brian Gawlak missed almost every major milestone in his young daughter’s life, but, one day, unexpectedly found himself facing the one big milestone that he wasn’t sure he was ready for…

How Do You Talk About Divorce?

How Do You Talk About Divorce?

Faced with friends ending their marriages, Bryan Alkire wonders about the best ways to remain supportive and explain the concept of divorce to his young children.