I am My Brother’s Keeper

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Who are your brothers, who is your sister. Let’s bring back thoughts of humanity as family.

Things Not to Text Your Parents When You Travel

Things Not to Text Your Parents When You Travel

Texting with his son did little to calm Tim Akimoff’s conflicted emotions after he sent his son off on his first solo trip overseas.

The One Question Quiz to Tell If You’re a Terrible Husband

The One Question Quiz to Tell If You’re a Terrible Husband

After imagining what kind of man his daughter would marry one day, Nick Pavlidis came up with this simple test to determine if he was, in fact, a terrible husband. (He failed.)

We Have a Middle Schooler—Losing My Son to Life

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The battle against time: Josh Magill talks about watching his son grow up.

Hope is not the Poor Cousin of Faith

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Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?

7 Things I Can’t Wait to Experience with My Son

7 Things I Can't Wait to Experience with My Son

Scott Posey highlights seven experiences—some minor, some profound—that he can’t wait to share with his young son one day.

It’s the Permanence of Online Abuse that Makes Cyberbullying so Damaging for Children

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Online bullies know their spite remains online indefinitely, that’s why they do it.

29 Things That Will Happen at the 19th Annual At-Home Dads Convention and 13 That Won’t

29 Things That Will Happen at the 19th Annual At-Home Dads Convention and 13 That Won’t

Al Watts, the president of National At-Home Dad Network, explains what dads can expect (and not expect) to find at the year’s Annual At-Home Dads Convention.

To Meddling Parents of Grown Children: STAND DOWN!

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As parents our ultimate goal should be to produce self-sufficient humans who will make good choices in life.

Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

When Adam Cherepski’s six-year-old asked to get her hair drastically cut, he begged her to change her mind—until he heard the reason why.

How to Turn Your Kid into a Hardcore Comic Book Geek

How to Turn Your Kid into a Hardcore Comic Book Geek

Now that Comic Con 2014 is over, Tom Burns offers parents some tips on how to get their kids interested in comic books, so they’ll be ready to geek out with their mom and dad at next year’s Con.

Wish I Was Here: It’s OK to Not Be the Hero

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Zach Braff’s newest movie has a truth that hit home for Christian Clifton.

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

Douglas Mine, a former foreign correspondent, shares this memoir about meeting his Italian wife, starting a life together, and the honest emotions that accompany finding out, at age fifty-five, that you’re going to be a father again.

This Moment Is More Precious Than You Think

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Alex Yarde heard the story of a young man who found a “ghost” of his father in an old Xbox, and it reminded him to appreciate even the smallest moments with his kids.

Bring Your ‘A’ Game Bro

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Shaun Williams challenged men to bring their ‘A’ game to places besides work and competition.

The 7 Things I’ve Stopped Worrying About as a Parent

The 7 Things I’ve Stopped Worrying About as a Parent

Like most parents, Jeff Bogle started his career as a dad with a long list of worries. But now that his kids are older, here are some of the things he’s not worrying about any more…