What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

What Children’s Books Totally Creep You Out?

Tom Burns loves reading to his kid, but there are certain books for children that really, really creep him out. He hopes he’s not alone.

Dads Talk Funny: How Having Kids Changes How You Speak

Dads Talk Funny: How Having Kids Changes How You Speak

Adam Cherepski charts the many subtle and not-so-subtle ways that our language regresses once we become parents

Finding Beauty on the Unknown Road of Life

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Moving forward and discovering the richness to be savored in a fleeting life, Himay Zepeda reflects on it all.

Why I’m an Out, Bisexual Dad

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Gabriel Weiss decided that being the best father he could be meant being open about his life, including his bisexuality.

Goodwill Reunites Family With 1812 Heirloom Bible

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A centuries-old heirloom Bible has found its way back into family hands thanks to a dedicated Goodwill employee.

My Five Biggest Fears About Surrogacy—and How I Overcame Them

My Five Biggest Fears About Surrogacy---and How I Overcame Them

Jerry Mahoney and his partner weren’t sure about using a surrogate to have a baby, but their fears were quickly put to rest after researching the reality of modern surrogacy

How Major League Baseball Is Helping Prove That Paternity Leave Makes Sense

How Major League Baseball Is Helping to Prove That Paternity Leave Makes Sense

Tom Burns thinks that Major League Baseball’s decision to support New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s right to paternity leave speaks volumes and deserves more attention than it’s getting

That’s It, I Quit, or This Essay Could Save My Life

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Christopher Bundy meditates on whether being a writer is still worth it to him.

Why Baseball’s Daniel Murphy Is an Ordinary Dad and Why That’s Extraordinary

Why Baseball’s Daniel Murphy Is an Ordinary Dad and Why That’s Extraordinary

Doyin Richards dismisses the media uproar over New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave, arguing that Murphy’s actions reflect the behavior of any sane, responsible parent

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.”