Fear and Isolation as Training Grounds for Fearlessness

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Ned Breslin shares a haunting story from his past.

How Do You Want Your Child to Feel?

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Daniel De Guia considers how words and action can make a child feel, and how hard it is not to intervene on behalf of a stranger’s kid.

Why You Should Be Okay With Me Never Having Kids

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Tim Mousseau made up his mind a while ago that he is never having kids. And this shouldn’t bother you one bit.

Why Did “The Little Prince” Quotes Suddenly Appear After Robin Williams’ Death?

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Jesse Kornbluth investigates this powerful children’s book.

The Dilemma of Vacationing Without Your Kids

The Dilemma of Vacationing Without Your Kids

Cliff Hsia breaks down the pros and cons of parents taking a “kidsmoon,” a.k.a. taking their first real vacation away from their children.

We Must all be Foot Soldiers in the Battle to Stamp Out Illiteracy

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Two new initiatives are aiming to get parents to read more to their kids, and for new tech solutions to improve literacy.

50 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do

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Gever Tulley, founder of Tinkering School, discusses ‘dangerism,’ a term he’s coined for how our perception of danger deprives our kids of crucial learning experiences and opportunities for growth.

Can’t Win But For Losing: Playing Board Games with My Sons

Can’t Win But For Losing: Playing Board Games with My Sons

Ben Railton makes the case for why occasionally letting his sons win at board games can actually be more empathetic and educational than leaving the outcomes up to chance.

Show-and-Tell Feminism For Dads Of Daughters

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Great writers “show, don’t tell.” Ariel Chessler and his wife are following that motto while raising their daughters to recognize the power of women.

How To Make A Family Happen

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Ken Goldstein shares with us a video and story emphasizing the good that comes from foster care and adoption. He encourages us to share this movement.

‘Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance’ A Must Play for Fans

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Jay Snook reviews: A new adventure that takes you to new worlds and brings tough new challenges for Sora and Riku.

10 Ways To Have Fun In Your Relationship: The Language Of Kids At Play

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Have you forgotten how to play? Steven Lake reminds us how important it is to have FUN in your relationship.

Modern Love: A Father’s Love for His Unborn Son

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Darrick Rizzo tells the story of giving his baby up for adoption.

Your Family Needs a Dream Chaser

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After the birth of his daughter, Zechariah Newman began thinking about legacy, and why a family needs someone to chase their dreams.

How America’s Culture of Shame is a Killer for Boys

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Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.

The Gift of a Smile

The Gift of a Smile by Rory MacLeod

People don’t have to be nice. If we can be grateful when they are, we can start being nicer.