In The Footsteps of a King: How Raphael G. Warnock is Keeping Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream Alive

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once spoke for a voiceless nation and now, once again, impoverished Americans are finding themselves in need of a voice to defend them and speak on their behalf. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock may be that voice.

Call for Submissions: Marriage and Parenthood

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We want to hear from you about how you balance your marriage and your kids.

Why Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, and Craig Carton Are So Very Very Wrong About MLB Paternity Leave

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A trio of sports radio pundits made awful comments in reaction to New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave. Their ugly, ignorant remarks are a disgrace and need to be repudiated in the strongest possible terms

The Things I Feel Most Guilty About as a Parent

The Things I Feel Most Guilty About as a Parent

Every parent has a secret list of things they wish they could be doing better. This is Mike Reynolds’ list…

Get Back to Work: The Paternity Leave Dilemma

Get Back to Work: The Paternity Leave Dilemma

Sean Singleton argues that the pressure to return to work can cause many men to miss out on the most precious weeks of their child’s life

Balancing Hope and Fear Raising a Gender Non-Conforming Son

Balancing Hope and Fear Raising a Gender Non-Conforming Son

Lisa Keating of The Next Family reflects on the recent story of a young boy driven to attempt suicide after being bullied for liking “My Little Pony” and her own concerns about her gender non-conforming son.

Equality Should Shine Through Generations

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When Amelia’s 7-year-old son told her he was gay, she didn’t bat an eye. She credits the lessons learned from another generation.

So What’s the Appeal of Comics Conventions? Family Fun, For One

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The Wizard World Comic Convention recently hit Sacramento. Jay Snook talked to a few attendees about the magic of the con.

Latest Parenting Trend: The CTFD Method

Latest Parenting Trend: The CTFD Method

David Vienna breaks down the hottest trend in parenting right now—The “Calm The F*** Down” method. And he’s talking about you, not your kids

A Stay-At-Home Dad to Stay-At-Home Moms Everywhere: Let’s Call a Truce

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Contrary to popular belief, Chad Welch doesn’t want to be complemented just for meeting the minimal requirements of parenting either.

Is It Acceptable to Wear Pajamas at Your Kids’ Bus Stop?

Is It Acceptable to Wear Pajamas at Your Kid’s Bus Stop?

Aaron Gouveia is locked in a debate for the ages with his wife, all about the appropriateness of wearing pajama pants outside of the house

Why Children Must Be Trained in Conflict Resolution

Why Children Must Be Trained in Conflict Resolution

Nathaniel A. Turner argues that the people your children interact with every day are vital in how they learn to resolve both their internal and external conflicts

33 Things I Want My Sons to Know

33 Things I Want My Sons to Know

Andy Smithson assembled a list of thirty-three simple, yet complex truths about being a man that he wants to pass onto his sons one day

Five Simple Ways That Dads Can Step Up and Become More Engaged Parents

Five Simple Ways That Dads Can Step Up and Become More Engaged Parents

Sean Fuss offers tips on how men can stop being seen as babysitters and start being seen as active, involved parents

True Love: Dads and Mini Vans

True Love: Dads and Mini Vans

Ben Liebing thinks back to his childhood, to the moments where his father happily put his family first, and sees each moment as an expression of love

Being a Dad of No Trades: What Are We Obligated to Teach Our Children?

Being a Dad of No Trades: What Are We Obligated to Teach Our Children?

Mike Julianelle isn’t the kind of dad who can fix a car or build a house, which makes him worry about what he has left to teach his young son