A Wish For My Ex Husband On His Birthday

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Caryn DeVincenti shares a little love for her ex husband.

What My Daughter’s Misbehavior Taught Me About Meditation

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Ty Phillips finds a powerful philosophy lesson in a challenging parenting moment.

Kids Need to Like What They’re Reading to Progress

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Kids will be turned off reading if they have no interest in the material. Comics or picture books are fine as long as the child enjoys it.

No Excuses: Minimalism with Kids

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Leo Babauta proves that having children is not an excuse to not practice minimalism.

Director Noah Baumbach is an Equal Opportunity Satirist

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The insightful comedy While We’re Young takes aim at multiple generation gaps.

The Case for Replacing Exercise with Play

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Remember what it was like to go outside as a child? Kids don’t care about what they “should” do … all they want to do is have fun. And so they play.

4 Alternate Questions for Passover

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Thomas Fiffer breaks with tradition to offer four new questions for the Passover seder.

When You Need To Protect Your Children From The Other Parent

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If you feel your child is in danger at the hands of the other parent, you need to speak up.

The Sexless Marriage: What Happens When Passion Fades?

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What started out as a sexually fulfilling relationship, over time, dwindles into a legalized friendship and sexless marriage.

An Open Letter to My Father: What It Means to Be a Man

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This is an open letter to my father, Marvin Jacobs, describing his character—and even more important, the actions he’s taken to demonstrate it through his life.

As A Separated Father, Did I Fail? Did I Succeed?

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Raising a boy when you’re not married to his mother is difficult, but sometimes it’s the right thing to do

Why Children Play: The Serious Business of Having Fun

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David Packman discusses the importance of play in a child’s development.

4 Big Assumptions We Make About Our Kids

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Mike Berry talks about how our busyness affects our children and what we can do to be more engaged.

Oh How Fast Our Children Grow

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From birth to college—Judy Clement Wall captures her son’s journey into manhood on the measuring wall.

For a Better Society, Teach Philosophy in High Schools

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Anger — in both politics and everyday life — is largely a reaction to fear, and fear can be lessened exponentially through learning philosophy.

No, Praise Won’t Make Your Kid A Narcissist, But This Just Might!

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Parents, you have the idea of “praise” ALL wrong. Here’s why …