A 21st Century Father. With a Thoroughly Modern 19-Month-Old

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Welcome to 21st century fatherhood. Today’s dads are there with their kids, every step of the way.

Nothing Says Thank You Like a Clean Driveway

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Dan Szczesny has a lot to be thankful for this year, including a 10 horsepower, 24 inch, two-stage snowblower.

I Love Giving Gifts. Excessively. And That’s Ok.

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Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.

How to Be a More Mindful Parent

How to Be a More Mindful Parent

Cliff Hsia offers suggestions on how parents can attempt to be more present and engaged when interacting with their young children.

How Do Our Children See Us?

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The average father spends eight hours at work, two hours watching TV, two hours on his phone, but seven minutes talking with his children. This father shares how he broke the cycle.

My Son Missed Out On the Golden Age of Video Game Arcades

My Son Missed Out On the Golden Age of Video Game Arcades

Zach Rosenberg takes a nostalgic look back at the largely extinct video arcade and wonders what lessons his video game-loving son could’ve gleaned from the old-school arcade culture.

Being a Better Parent Means Being a Better Driver

Being a Better Parent Means Being a Better Driver

Jeff Bogle cites a recent study which claims that parents are the primary influence on how their children will drive one day, arguing that it is more important than ever for parents to put down their phones and model safe driving behavior in front of their kids.

My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

Dave Lesser can’t ignore the innate gender differences between his daughter and son, but won’t let them be limited or defined by phrases like “girly-girl” or “boys will be boys.”

How Keira Knightley’s Breasts Inspired Family Body Image Talk

How Keira Knightley’s Breasts Inspired Family Body Image Talk

Mike Reynolds discusses how Keira Knightley’s recent provocative stance against photoshopped images made him consider his own body image anxieties and how he hopes his daughters will feel about their bodies in the future.

Gimme the Beat, Boys, and Free My Soul: A Playlist for Divorced Dads

Gimme the Beat, Boys, and Free My Soul: A Playlist for Divorced Dads

Many of the best songs are written about break-ups, but do any of them speak to what a divorced father is going through? Ben Railton shares this playlist of six songs that do…

How to Find the Courage to Travel With Kids

How to Find the Courage to Travel With Kids

Cliff Hsia explains how traveling with your kids can be a wonderfully enriching experience for the whole family, if you have the courage to try.

Puberty

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A day in the forest and a shared moment of wonderment bring a father and his teenaged son together.

What I Learned From My Dad About Being A Sports Fan: Perspective

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Patrick Sallee learned from his dad that there are far more important things than sports and far greater people to admire than athletes.

Trauma, Gunfire and Blood: Through It All A Marriage Abides

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One of the implicit desires in life is to be fully understood by the people we love and who love us back. Where this desire is part of the human experience, the beauty of marriage lies in exploring this desire together.

Preaching Work-Life Balance, Coaches Arians and Wooden Are Role Models For Modern Fathers and Husbands

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Wai Sallas explains that there are still good role models in sports . . . We’re just looking in the wrong place.

Membership Rewards® to the Rescue

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Jeff Bogle is always looking for ways to be a superhero dad. This time it was easy.