10 Ways to Be Your Family’s Leader


Jason Kiesau believes that creating a culture of respect, love, trust, togetherness, and fun in the home can lead to closer families.

A Dad Takes Stock of the Home Renovations Left Undone and Discovers His Life


Writer Brian Rutter thought his life was about the butcher, the baker and the custom cabinet maker. Then he looked a little closer.

Taking on “That’s So Gay!”


When “that’s so gay” becomes a teachable moment for mom

How Culture Clash Can Teach Us To Speak The True Language of Family

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Dixie Gillaspie sees through the smoke of battle caused by the recent Honey Maid commercial and explains the truth we all want to accept, but don’t know how.

Ted Nugent’s Jailbait Problem

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Nugent has had sex with teens, writes songs about raping tweens and somehow still campaigns with ‘family values’ candidates.

Learning From Addiction: How I Became A Chronic Gambler And How I Overcame It

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Jack Rivera opens up about the addiction that almost cost him everything and how his family helped keep it all together.

My Last Days: Meet Ryan Woods

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“We’re all in the process of dying. What story are you going to live out?”

Helping My Wife Lean In

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Scott Behson takes his own advice for two-career families.

A Reverence for Reproductive Justice


Rev. Matthew Westfox appears on MSNBC to talk about Christianity and reproductive rights.

Freedom, Business and Change


If conservatives want to run America like a business, they should never turn a potential customer away.

Can You Afford to Let Your Family Pay for Your Wedding?


Can you afford not to?

Cutting Through Bullshit


Atalwin Pilon on keeping your word, and the times when words fail.

Inoculated Against Mid-Life Crisis


Successful resolution of a life stage builds resistance against ensuing crises.

Modern Family Makes Great Family Viewing


Contrary to popular opinion, Jay Palter believes that watching television can sometimes be a great family activity.

My Gay Nineties


Before realizing the truth about himself, Tom Keiser had little idea what being gay meant, other than as an ineffective synonym for “happy.”

Do Women Civilize Men?

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Joanna Schroeder wonders if it’s true that our civilization would fall apart without the nuclear family.