How I Stayed Present With My Child Even When He Didn’t Want Me There

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Mark Stelzner shows us how to be present in our children’s lives, even at times when it feels like they don’t want us there.

Ditch the Cover: A Dad’s Feelings on Open-Air Breastfeeding

Ditch the Cover: A Dad’s Feelings on Open-Air Breastfeeding

Joel Gratcyk doesn’t understand why certain parents have objections to mothers who breastfeed without covering themselves first.

Building a new ‘Normal’ for our Children

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“Give me a child until he is 6, and he is mine for life” – Karl Marx.

12 Signs Your Child May Become a Bully

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We often talk about how our kids are at risk for bullying, but have you ever considered that your child might be the bully?

How Running Makes Me a Better Parent

How Running Makes Me a Better Parent

Chris Illuminati explains the five ways that regular exercise, specifically running, has made him a better, more fulfilled parent.

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.

Thank You, Dad: How My Absentee Father Has Unknowingly Influenced My Parenting

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Christopher Persley describes a story that has helped him come to terms with his father’s abandonment, and his own parenting.

The One Question Quiz to Tell If You’re a Terrible Husband

The One Question Quiz to Tell If You’re a Terrible Husband

After imagining what kind of man his daughter would marry one day, Nick Pavlidis came up with this simple test to determine if he was, in fact, a terrible husband. (He failed.)

We Have a Middle Schooler—Losing My Son to Life

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The battle against time: Josh Magill talks about watching his son grow up.

The Blame Game: Scoring Points by Pointing Fingers

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A conversation between Brian Rutter and a dad at a their kids softball game makes him wonder: Why all the judgment at a Saturday game?

The Man In The White Hat

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Steven Downey talks about life, his wife, and working in a Woman’s Shelter.

7 Things I Can’t Wait to Experience with My Son

7 Things I Can't Wait to Experience with My Son

Scott Posey highlights seven experiences—some minor, some profound—that he can’t wait to share with his young son one day.

It’s the Permanence of Online Abuse that Makes Cyberbullying so Damaging for Children

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Online bullies know their spite remains online indefinitely, that’s why they do it.

To Meddling Parents of Grown Children: STAND DOWN!

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As parents our ultimate goal should be to produce self-sufficient humans who will make good choices in life.

Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

When Adam Cherepski’s six-year-old asked to get her hair drastically cut, he begged her to change her mind—until he heard the reason why.

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Creative This Summer

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Looking for a way to keep the kids active and away from the TV screen this summer? Tom Sturges has a few tips for parents.