Social Workers Should be Paid and Trained Like Doctors

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Poverty, violence, sexism, racism – all of these and others compound the messy and complex realities tackled by social workers.

Why Is the New Scooby-Doo Movie Trying to Fat-Shame Daphne?

Why Is the New Scooby-Doo Movie Trying to Fat-Shame Daphne?

The new family-friendly Scooby Doo movie, “Frankencreepy,” curses Daphne by making her fat. What kind of message does that send to our kids?

Three Things to Know Before Getting Married (#3 Could Save a Lot of Heartache…)

Three Things to Know Before Getting Married (#3 Could Save a Lot of Heartache…)

Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.

What We Teach Our Kids When We Take Selfies

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Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).

Every Dad’s Back to School List

Every Dad’s Back to School List

Nathaniel Turner has assembled a list of twenty-one ways that fathers can be more engaged and involved during the annual “back to school” season.

5 Crucial Things Every Step Parent Should Know

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Being a step-parent has a unique set of challenges and rewards, as Lori Ray found out.

Taco Today: Learning to Love Cooking for One After a Separation

Taco Today: Learning to Love Cooking for One After a Separation

Newly separated, Ben Railton is beginning to realize that cooking for himself can be just as meaningful as cooking for his entire family.

Dear Daddy—The World Needs Fathers

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Freya Watson discusses what makes a good father.

Daddies Cry Too

Daddies Cry Too

After his young son announced that “Daddies don’t cry,” Michael Bryant had to explain to his son why everyone—Daddies included—occasionally needs to have a good cry.

My Son Called My Wife Fat. Here’s Why I Apologized to Him.

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Scotty Schrier went to teach his son a lesson. Instead, he learned one himself.

Without You I Have No History: The Importance of Story-Keeping

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“We’re losing millions of stories everyday”, says Oscar Nilsson.

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.

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.

There Is Beauty in Your Vulnerability

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Even in our insecurities, we can find beauty within ourselves. An inspiring piece by Talisa.