Tommy Maloney thinks about the future while he’s parenting in the now.
Being a good father doesn’t have to be complicated, but sometimes it goes against what we’re taught makes us good men.
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.
Jonathan Harrison takes fatherhood and gaming seriously—and they’re not mutually exclusive.
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.
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.
Andy Schulkind explores the complexity of his relationship with his father.
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 […]
” ‘To Khalid, the boy, the man, the poet, the scholar.’ ”
Although Alex Barnett knows his son is Biracial, when he looks at him, he doesn’t see race.