I Thought I Could Love My Son Through His Trauma, But It Wasn’t Enough!

Foster parent Mike Berry reminds us that sometimes raising children requires more than love.

The Courage of Vulnerability: Becoming Better & More Whole Men

Showing our emotions is a strength.

Waiting For My Father’s Bus

A small child in excruciating pain sits on the side of a long empty road, gazing tearfully into the endless distance, waiting for a bus never destined to arrive. He is a man now.

Call for Submissions: Dads – What is the Most Important Lesson You are Teaching Your Kids?

From generation to generation …

Call for Submissions: I Love Sharing THIS With My Kids

They’re going to be gone before you know it.

Comment of the Day: ‘Man up, son!’

Negative words can devastate children and shut them down emotionally.

Calling All Men

To help break the stigma associated with mental health, all that we need to do is talk about it.  ___ It is common for men to negate their feelings and emotions because we are never taught how to recognize what is actually going on, how to effectively, shamelessly express those feelings, nor are we taught […]

This is scorching now. I adore it. You might too.

Jesse Kornbluth reviews the music of Lukas Graham.

Staying in the Game

I’d like to say this is the story of a kid whose dad loved him even though he wasn’t the best player on the team. But it’s not.

What Traveling With My Son Taught Me About Being a Parent

I couldn’t have predicted how sitting side-by-side on a road trip across America would enrich both our lives.

This is How Dads Can Teach Their Sons to Appreciate Women

Standing in a line at Starbucks, one dad broke it down for his son in the simplest of ways.

It Took Twenty-Six Years, But His Dad Finally Got Married

Gay people are still getting married and the world is still not ending, as one son shows in this video tribute to his father.

I’m a Man Who Cries and That’s OK

Todd Hannula wants to shatter the myth that it’s not manly for men to shed tears.

Why My Sons Think I’m Invincible

Mike Berry isn’t Superman—far from it. But as far as his sons are concerned, he’s a dad of steel.

A Dad Ponders the Idea of Being a Hero

Jeff Jackson looks for a hero and finds one— his dad. Now, can he find that same kind of hero within himself?

The Best We Can Hope for as Parents

Tommy Maloney thinks about the future while he’s parenting in the now.