Dads Cosplay Too: How One Dad Turned His Son Into Rocket Raccoon

Dads Cosplay Too: How One Dad Turned His Son Into Rocket Raccoon

James Estrada wanted to find a “Guardians of the Galaxy” costume for his son and decided, with some help from his friends, to make it himself. The result was better than anything he ever could’ve found in a Halloween costume shop…

The United States of America: Behind on Paid Parental Leave

The United States of America: Behind on Paid Parental Leave

Brandon Billinger makes the case that the United States is well behind the global curve when it comes to paid parental leave and suggests ways that men and women can help change that trend.

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

Justin Ricklefs has four daughters and, over the years, he’s put together this list of fifteen things that fathers need to know about their daughters.

When Your Son Leaves Home – And He’s Only 7

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Perhaps the hardest part of being a divorced parent is letting your child go.

What Should You Do When Life is Missing Purpose?

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Shawn Henfling explores what it takes to live a purpose filled life.

We Sold Bonkers. We Sold Life.

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For Gary Almeter, selling his childhood board games was like looking at a movie of his life.

New Baby, Changing Roles, and What All That Has to Do with Success

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Mike Iamele reflects on our amazing ability to grow and adapt to change in our lives.

8 Things Parents of Trans Kids Want You to Know

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Brynn Tannehill shares experiences from the parents of transgender children.

Here’s How Ricky Martin Flawlessly Answered His Son’s Question: “Was I In Your Belly?”

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If you’re looking for a way to talk to your child about their family, you might take a hint from Ricky Martin.

I’m Bisexual. We Go to PTA Meetings and Thanksgiving Dinners.

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When author Mike Szmanski was asked, “Why couldn’t he just be with a woman and be like normal?”, his response showed how normal he is.

My Brother is Much More Than My Arms and Legs

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Because of my muscle wasting disease, I have very little physical ability, but for the most part, I never notice it, and a large reason for that has always been my brother’s endless willingness to help me.

How to Gift Give Like Ted Mosby

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Sami Jankins shares how to find the perfect gift for someone you care about without spending a lot of time or money.

‘The Boxtrolls’ Dares You to be Square

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A film that assures kids that there is nothing wrong with being different.

5 Awesome Side Effects of Becoming a Dad

5 Side Effects of Becoming a Dad

Kevin Sterling lists the five best things that improved about himself once he realized that he was going to be a dad.

“Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?”: Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

"Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?": Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

Writer Ian Stansel makes peace with the profoundly terrible stench of his grandfather.

7 Essential Life-Lessons Learned at Age 66

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Jed Diamond learned about love and life by running his first marathon.