Call For Submissions: Grandfathers and Former Stay-at-Home Dads

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If you are a grandfather, or a former stay-at-home dad, we would love to share your story. Not a writer? No problem, we would love to interview you!

Grandfathers and ‘Seasoned Dads’ Have Found Their Voices in the ‘Dads and Families’ Section


If you are a grandfather or ‘seasoned’ dad with grown children, we would love to hear your story and/or advice. Not a writer? No problem, we would love to interview you!

Awesome Love Advice From 7 Random Grandpas


In honor of Father’s Day, we stopped a few dapper grandpas on the streets of New York and asked them to give their best advice on love.

Making Mistakes Doesn’t Make You Less of a Man


His grandfather taught him how to be a man. His death left him questioning himself. — I called him “Papa” growing up and idolized him when I was a kid. Not so much during my teenage years—of course, Papa was “unhip and uncool” then. However, sometime in my twenties I regained my senses and a […]

Tweets of the Day – Dads, Grandfathers, and More


See what our readers are saying on Twitter!

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.

“Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?”: Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

"Is That Sheep Placenta I Smell?": Remembering the Scents of My Grandfather

Writer Ian Stansel makes peace with the profoundly terrible stench of his grandfather.

You’re a Good Man. Have We Left You Out?

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We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?

My Five Grandfathers

My maternal grandfather, Karl Conner, going fishing – one of his favorite hobbies

Josh Magill looks back at all of the men who helped shaped the man he became, and is grateful for them this Father’s Day.

#ThanksDad: Lessons and Laughs I Got From my Dad and GrandDad

Laughs and Lessons from my Dad

WTF? Only my dad would say something like that…Victory Unlimited shares funny and touching sayings of his dad and grandfather.

Black Dad Interrupted

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As a first time father of a male of color, Brandon Greene wonders if he feels as or more powerless than his mother and grandfather felt in his ability to protect his son.

What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Guns

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Love them or hate them, chances are if you were raised in America someone in your family owned a gun. James Stafford tells his family tale of firearms, and of the event that holstered his forever.

A Life Lesson: Keep Good Going

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How will you pass down more than your name?

What Hands Are For


Jarad Dewing compares his hands, and his life, to the men who came before him.

Again: A Comic Strip for Father’s Day


Enjoy this original comic strip for Father’s Day from Lunar Baboon

Mentored Boys or Monster Boys

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“In the absence of elders, the impetuosity of youth becomes the slow death of the community.” Jed Diamond takes his grandson on a rite of passage.