How to end the relationship but keep the kids: advice from Limpet Girl.
If your child asked “What’s your favorite part of your body?”, what would your answer tell them about self-esteem and your own personal body image issues?
Joanna Schroeder tries to figure out how to keep her kids safe without squashing their independence.
B.K. Mullen offers a parent’s perspective on a Florida mother’s recent campaign to have “Breaking Bad” figures removed from a national toy store chain.
Founder of The Good Dad Project Larry Hagner thought he was teaching his son … but here’s what he learned.
Dave Lesser knows that he can’t always be his children’s favorite parent. But that doesn’t make it hurt any less.
When Frederick J. Goodall went to his son’s preschool to read one day, he had no idea that he would end up being the first father who had ever read to the class.
A few lessons about boundaries have enlightened one man’s path to redemption. Joe Rutland shares about having and not having boundaries in his life.
A child who feels strongly loved can weather the rockiest of situations. Dave Kanegis gives specific advice on how to make that happen.
Kevin Sterling reflects on the profound personal lessons and inspirations he was able to glean from his grandfather’s long and storied life.
Therapist Lina Acosta Sandaal notes that most couples aren’t fighting over money or kids, they are fighting for love.
Many people feel strongly that father-daughter “dates” are an important tool for teaching girls how they should expect to be treated by the opposite sex, but does the same rationale apply for mothers and sons?
“I see couples who are eager — desperate, even — to share both family and career. They both feel torn between work and home. It’s not men who get in the way of fixing that. It’s the workplace.”
James Estrada wanted to find a “Guardians of the Galaxy” costume for his son and decided, with some help from his friends, to make it himself. The result was better than anything he ever could’ve found in a Halloween costume shop…
“Concerns about institutionalized discrimination in the United States have repeatedly been raised…” — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
There’s nothing quite like a good short poem to punch you in the gut. Joshua Wood’s piece does just that.
Chicago Bulls star, Derrick Rose, is back, but for how long? His comments and actions hint at bigger issues. – Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose was on the court Monday night for the first time[Read More…]
Three social facts guarantee it won’t be long before the nation’s attention focuses on another divided community that yet again reveals the permanence of racism.
When we need a mindfulness bell to bring us back to the essentials, paring down is that bell for Leo Babauta. Here’s how.
Keith Yeung may be a relationship-virgin, but he’s had his fair share of experiences with love, and he’d like to share some of the observations he’s made and lessons he’s learned throughout the years.
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Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.
A brain hemorrhage led to a life-changing stroke for Ade Djajamahardja at age 42. First came the fear. And then came his new life.
Yeah, white people riot. Over pumpkins. And sports.
Hero Construction Company’s Adam Hartley investigates how we can all strive to be more heroic in our daily lives.
K.C. Procter knows how easy it is to get caught up in a self-centered lifestyle. But if we do that, as parents, how will we teach our kids to be grateful?
Kenneth Patricio sees #Ferguson as a microcosm of the struggles of a larger world.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
We lose a lot and we lose hard. And it hurts. But we still have the advantage.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).