20 Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a Man and Father

Thomas Hocknell dispenses hard-won wisdom gained on the path of manhood.

I Never Learned to Cry, Until I Watched Kobe’s Last Game

The armor he thought a man must wear created a dam against a river of emotions he’d denied himself all his life.

Comment of the Day: ‘Thanks for giving your son respect’

Comment of the Day: ‘Thanks for giving your son respect’

Boys, Birds and Bees: What Moms Need to Know

How does a mom have THAT conversation with her son?

Comment of the Day: ‘When are we going to take responsibility for our actions?’

Sexual abuse should not get the silent treatment.

Six Truths to Speak Over Your Kids

Go to war for your kids, not against them.

Children Love the Dumps

Much can be learned from detritus. For Stephen Scott Whitaker, the dump is where children can “study the worst of us.”

How Children Can Cope With A New Step-Sibling

Dealing with new siblings can be hard. Dealing with new step siblings can be even harder. Karen Becker gives advice on how to build a new normal with a blended family.

A Short Guide to Firing Your Special-Needs Health Care Provider

In Part 10 of the series, “Every Family Has a Story,” Darla Johnson helps you think through the options if you need to change your special-needs child’s health care provider.

Making Your Life Suck Proof and Beyond, The Roman Way

Reflections From the Son of a Stoic on the Possibility of Loving Every Moment of Your Life

Comment of the Day: ‘It feels like male characters are portrayed as weaker’

Male- and female-targeted shows give the wrong message.

A Jolt of Fun for Dads

Ken Carfagno has a brilliant way to forge memories with your kids while you do routine errands.

I Resented My Husband’s Mother for Spoiling My Children

I learned too late what her love really meant.

8 Essential Questions Every Dad Should Ask

A simple guide to having more influence in your kids’ lives.

My Boy Was Just Like Me

An epic song from his childhood helped one dad understand what it means to leave a legacy.

Strap on Your Helmet: Family Biking 101

It’s about safety AND fun!