As the father of a teenage boy, I have become a skilled eggshell walker.
In our obsession with self-esteem and enthusiasm for anti-bullying campaigns, have we forgotten that peer pressure isn’t always bad? In fact, they’re often central features of the civilization process.
Amusement park? Alex Barnett thinks not. Maybe “amazement park” because it’s amazing that any person over the age of 6 and more than four feet tall survives a day there.
Jeff Jackson strives to live up to the standards of being a “good dad,” and does the best he can. As he ponders what that means, he realizes his own dad was pondering the same thing.
Qasim tells the story of his father’s unpopular decision to leave Pakistan and pursue a better life in the United States.
Ade meant to tell his father the truth before he fell ill. His dad never recovered and now Ade finds he sacrificed his authenticity for the promise of a temporary connection. Here are his thoughts and feelings.
I’m 6’4” and people tend to keep their stupid opinions to just words and nothing physical when I stand by my kids. If it was only that easy all the time.
This father’s day, I give thanks to being a dad. Poking his sister in the head and pulling her hair were natural acts for my 12-yo son. And today at my Father’s Day brunch, things were no different. Except when my mom asked each kid to tell one thing they liked about their dad. I […]
Despite the TV shows, music videos, and endless youtube channels, boys are still getting teased for dancing.
Chadwick Moyer’s three-year-old son Fallow doesn’t care how revolutionary you think wearing a dress is. The only thing he cares about is being happy.
Art through the centuries proves each generation has seen themselves apocalyptically, although great differences of the actual end are illustrated.
Keep in mind, the important thing isn’t to avoid making these mistakes but to try learn from them and avoid repeating them in the future.
We often force kids to apologize when they aren’t ready, then cynically chastise them for their lackluster acting job.
We’re all looking for supporters and nurturers in our relationships, which is why being nice is never enough to finish first.
A man in nature walks through the first shades of Autumn as they touch the edges of this ecology.
Cabot O’Callaghan takes to the road and embarks on a journey of rejection and redemption.
This is one way to keep the magic alive in your marriage! Go BatDad GO!
Facing the first day of kindergarten and the marked passing of time, Tom Williams realizes the importance of taking in each moment.
Matthew Rozsa deconstructs the dangerous logic being used by the anti-gay rights movement in America today. — Over the last week or so, there has been a growing problem with the logic of the anti-gay rights movement.[Read More…]
Movember Foundation Podcast: Amy Voce, UK Radio Presenter and Mo Sista.
Dr. Andrew Smiler argues that Men’s Studies is necessary and the logical complement to Women’s and LGBTQ Studies. A few weeks ago, the New York Times pondered “A Master’s Degree in…Masculinity?” The headline itself suggests[Read More…]
Kylie Lenton writes on how she REALLY feels about men…
Alex Yarde discovers an easy way to make the BBQ he loves with FARM RICH SMOKEHOUSE products!
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.