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.

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Terry Lucas presents a real long-distance man…and the son who wishes they were closer.

Father Walks 11-Year-Old Daughter Down the Aisle Since He Knows He Won’t be There for Her Wedding

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Knowing that Jim Zetz was dying of pancreatic cancer, photographer Lindsey Villatoro decided to help the dad and daughter duo stage some of the important life moments that she knew the two would miss.

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

Scott Behson writes about Mets Daniel Murphy paternity leave

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…

Military Child Tim Mousseau Rethinks Traditional Concepts of Home

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GMP continues celebrating The Month of the Military Child.

Beside Myself: Why April Fools is Important

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David Sewell McCann will happily lose some sleep if it means teaching his children that “Life is Fun.”

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.

What Does Your Family Look Like? [Video)

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This beautiful little film reminds us that there is no one right way to be a family.

Fatherhood: To Be Calm When You’ve Found Something Going On

Fatherhood: To Be Calm When You've Found Something Going On

Vijay Mann reflects on the birth of his first child, marveling at the impact his young son has already had on how he views the world around him

Do Geese Know More Than Us?

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The Canada Geese have developed a true meritocracy, unlike our species, which has developed a social hierarchy dependent on humanly constructed categories like race, gender, socioeconomic background, and other variables.

Are You Sure You’re Okay? Why We Lie About How We’re Doing

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We would all be better off if we shared a bit more, cared a bit more and judged a bit less.

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

The Real True Story About How Parents Adopted Out Their Child When He Told Them He Was Gay

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Rob Watson tells about a teen whose family rejected him, and the family who found a new son.

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

100 Words on Love: My Father

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A girl’s never too old to love her dad.