I Hate What I’ve Become as a Parent

I Hate What I’ve Become as a Parent

Brandon Billinger recently realized that he hasn’t been completely honest with his son and hopes that his little white lies aren’t sending a bad message.

Leading By Example: How One CEO Dad Showed His Employees His Commitment to Work-Family Balance

Leading By Example: How One CEO Dad Showed His Employees His Commitment to Work-Family Balance

Scott Behson shares an anecdote from the White House Summit on Working Families that suggests that corporate America is beginning to take work-life balance issues for parents more seriously.

Our Family Was Handed an Anonymous Note at a Baseball Game Last Night—This Is What It Said

Our Family Was Handed an Anonymous Note at a Baseball Game Last Night---This Is What It Said

An unexpected note from a stranger convinced a family that baseball can be a magical game.

We Went Out to Dinner with Our Grandmother

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Nicholas Miele takes on that most demanding of poetic forms–the sestina–to pay tribute to his Italian grandmother.

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.

Children of Same-Sex Parents Healthier and More Adjusted Than Their Peers, Says New Study

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One advantage researchers suggest is gay parents’ likelihood to stray from traditional gender role stereotypes, fostering a “more harmonious family unit and therefore feeding on to better health and well being.”

I’m 47 Today. Here’s Why That Doesn’t Matter.

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Do birthdays diminish as you age? Kermet Apio, with a funny look at an age-old dilemma.

Finally, A Parenting Skill I’m Good At… Embarrassing My Kids

Finally, A Parenting Skill I'm Good At... Embarrassing My Kids

Knowing how to mortify your children in public is a powerful skill for any parent. Cort Ruddy debates the best ways to use his newfound superpower.

Five Steps to Becoming the Perfect Parent

Five Steps to Becoming the Perfect Parent

Josh Misner wondered what he would tell his children if they ever asked for advice on how to be a good parent. Here’s what he came up with…

Why It Doesn’t Matter What You Think About Breastfeeding in Public

Why It Doesn't Matter What You Think About Breastfeeding in Public

There are several recurring arguments people bring up against a mother’s right to breastfeed in public. Scott Posey disagrees with them all.

When Parents Tell Their Kids They Have No Value

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Stop saying children should been seen and not heard, they have a voice!

Where Love Lives – The Everyday Love of a Good Husband

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Love comes in many forms: Stacey Connor shares a moment of her day on how the little things are sometimes the most powerful.

Hear the Amazing Advice a Dad gave to His Gay Son in the 1950s

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A 70-year-old gay man shared his story about the advice his father gave him in rural Washington in the early 1950s.

One Father’s Take on Why “Like a Girl” Should No Longer Be Considered an Insult

Why “Like a Girl” Should No Longer Be Considered an Insult

Joel Gratcyk recalls his personal history with being told he was acting “like a girl” and how he plans to make sure that his children recognize the phrase as the compliment it is.

Six Terrible Lessons I’m Teaching My Kids

Six Terrible Lessons I’m Teaching My Kids

Dave Lesser breaks down the best- and worst-case scenarios that could result from some of his more questionable parental lessons that he’s been passing down to his children.