Pope Francis, Could You Please Call My Boyfriend’s Family?

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To be acknowledged by his boyfriend’s family, Paul Boynton needs a miracle. Or maybe a call from the Pope.

I’m a Dad. So Why Do People Call Me ‘Mrs.’?

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Dads can lean in too. Grant Schneider explains.

Forget BPA and Organic Foods: Want to Save Your Kid’s Life? Do These 5 Things First

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A lot of parents talk about keeping their kids safe. But are they prioritizing the things that can help save their child’s life?

From the Ashes Comes Love: A Stronger Family is Forged

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  I’ve heard my wife tell the story a handful of times over the twenty-plus years of our marriage. I am always moved by it, or more accurately, I identify strongly with it. It is a story of leaving your family behind too soon; not as a choice but because staying would be even more […]

Rob Azevedo: They Have Shaped Me

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads.

What Happened When This Man Came Out to His Devout Muslim Father

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” ‘To Khalid, the boy, the man, the poet, the scholar.’ ”

Virtual Distance: Technology is Rewriting the Rulebook for Human Interaction

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As digital connectivity increases, personal connectedness can lose out. What is that doing to children?

3 Things I Wish I Had Done With My Dad

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It’s easy to get caught up in caring for those whose time with us is precious, and fail to make the most of that time.

Tim Lineaweaver: With Force and Redemption

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

8 Ways Having a Toddler Is Like a Hostage Negotiation with a Highly Unstable Person

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Raising a toddler means accepting that they’re pissed off even when you give them exactly what they want.

Finding Motherhood At The LAX Underpass

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Lina Acosta Sandaal on being a reflective parent.

Joe Marraccino: Time Will Tell

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

Make It a GoodMenly Weekend

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If you have a few spare minutes, you have time to be part of The Good Men Project. Here’s how.

What Africa Can Teach Us about Parenting Our Sons

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In order to raise their sons to know how to overcome life’s adversities, parents need to trust their own biological instincts. It was an incredible experience trusting my life to a young African man. I was recently thinking back to a journey I took to Kenya eight years ago. I was at the Elephant Watch […]

Dan Coxon: Tiny Miracles

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads.

What I Learned From My Son After the Death of Our Dog

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Kari Wagner-Peck had trouble explaining the death of their beloved dog to her son, until she realized her boy had a lot to teach her, too.