Get the Behavior You Want… Without Being the Parent You Hate!: Dr. G’s Guide to Effective Parenting

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Chrisitan Toto reviews Dr. Deborah Gilboa’s newest book.

How to Teach Young Kids about Water Conservation

How to Teach Young Kids about Water Conservation

Faced with the drought in his home state, Californian Mike Heenan came up with five simple ways to teach his daughter about the importance of water conservation.

Giving an Allowance: Are You Raising a Shoplifter or a CEO?

Giving an Allowance: Are You Raising a Shoplifter or a CEO?

Mike Reynolds considers the hypothetical extremes—the pros, cons, and everything in between—of deciding whether or not to give his five-year-old daughter her first allowance.

Baby Got Class: A Back to School Parody

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The Holderness Family gets you ready to go back to school. Yes. ‘Frozen’-free parodies really do exist.

Two Reasons Why Parents Should Be Excited to Watch Phineas and Ferb with Their Kids

Two Reasons Why Parents Should Be Excited to Watch Phineas and Ferb with Their Kids

Not all kids’ shows are created equal, but this Disney Channel cartoon is one of the best and has two big reasons why grown-ups should be excited about its upcoming episodes.

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.