Sorry Folks, but Marriage is Work

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People would like to believe that once you find “The One” relationships stop being hard, but Mandy Brasher is here to remind us that’s not how life really works.

Great Experiences Build Memories: The Top 6 Ways Our Family Looks for Fun and Joy

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Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.

The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad

The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad

When Frederick J. Goodall went to his son’s preschool to read one day, he had no idea that he would end up being the first father who had ever read to the class.

Musings of a Selfish Man

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You can’t effect change without changing what you do. This dad has made a commitment to do just that.

Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Moving Up the Generational Ladder: How My Grandfather’s Death Saved My Family

Kevin Sterling reflects on the profound personal lessons and inspirations he was able to glean from his grandfather’s long and storied life.

When Is It Time? The Quest for Euthanasia Rights

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Shawn Henfling explores the emotions and decisions associated with ending our life.

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Alex Gallo-Brown shares the difficult adventures of three generations of men in an Italian-American family.

Hardwood: My Pioneer Upbringing and Queering the Old Order

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The Amish are often laughed at and misunderstood. This is the story of a gay man who does not regret his Amish upbringing.

Top Ten Family Films to Watch this Halloween

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Looking for something to get your family in the Halloween spirit? Here are Jay Snook’s picks for the 10 Best Family Halloween movies.

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.