What Remains: The Artifacts of Family Life During a Separation

What Remains: The Artifacts of Family Life During a Separation

Ben Railton reflects on the moments of beauty and sadness that visit him while cleaning up after his kids once they’ve gone to stay with their mother.

This Obsession With Parenting is Out of Control

parenting

The debates we have about parenting are marked by judgmentalism and paranoia. Enough.

Evidence 101: Yes, I Really Did Love Your Dad!

635332872389414277Fotolia_52486234_XS.jpg

Recovering from a divorce is one thing. Admitting you loved him after the years of hurt is another.

‘I Had a King Once’

grandparents.png

A story of love for a great man.

Father/Son Adventures and the Glory of The California Dipsea Trail

tsachgilboa_Photo10_lead

While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.

“Two and a Half Men” Gay Adoption Plot: A Good Laugh or Just Laughable?

“Two and a Half Men” Gay Adoption Plot: A Good Laugh or Just Laughable?

Brent Almond argues that an upcoming gay adoption subplot on the popular CBS sitcom is an insulting dismissal of the reality of same-sex adoption in the United States.

Mrs. Bloomingdale

hay field

Bob Marrow shares the story of his childhood play area, and a friend he met in the process.

Giving Up On Sex

10634673756_dc71a350b7_z.jpg

John Kinnear shares a personal story on revamping things in the bedroom – and not in the ways you’d expect.

Dads Have Always Loved Their Children, This is Not a New Thing

dad and son feature

A random Flickr search led to an important insight for one of the Executive Editors of the Good Men Project.

Enabling Princesses: When Being a Good Daddy Goes Too Far

Enabling Princesses: When Being a Good Daddy Goes Too Far

David Guba looks at a recent news story about an American fathering “claiming” a kingdom in Africa to make his daughter a princess and considers what lessons the father might be teaching his young heiress.

Cute and Pink to the Left, Cool and Blue to the Right: The Problem with Kids’ Clothes

Cute and Pink to the Left, Cool and Blue to the Right: The Problem with Kids’ Clothes

Cort Ruddy looks at how major retailers are gendering the clothing options for young boys and girls and wonders what messages these clothing items are sending to our kids.

That’s Cynicism, Folks!: How Modern Cartoons Are Failing Our Kids

That’s Cynicism, Folks!: How Modern Cartoons Are Failing Our Kids

David Vienna wonders if the non-stop snark of modern cartoon programs is having a negative impact on our most recent generations of kids.

Best Mom Ever Writes Incredible Letter To 13-Year-Old Son After He Came Out (Photo)

note1

Arguably, the most important component in the survival of gay teens is the supportive parent. Here, a mother writes a wonderful letter to her newly ‘out’ young son.

4 Ways to Deal With The Child Who Wants You to “Reconcile” With Your Ex

Bride and groom making a toast with champagne

Mandy Walker shows you how to answer your child’s tough questions.

Using Psychology to Get YOur Wallet Back

wallet-prayitno

You might be surprised at this simple way to increase the odds of getting your wallet back.

Shouldn’t Fit Parents Be Allowed To Choose How To Raise Their Kids?

2870081031_11fc1d35f0_z.jpg

Michael Amity calls for action in spreading the awareness of a new Constitutional Amendment.