Our kids mirror our moods. Jayson Gaddis looks inward when his kids are struggling.
Jason Gaddis insists that when we discourage feminine traits in boys and instead only promote outdated masculine ones, we put a gender straightjacket on our boys.
Rick Belden shares some of his thoughts on why elders seem to be largely absent from the lives and experience of younger men.
Burt Reynolds did not feel secure in his manhood without confirmation from his father. Are you still waiting for yours?
The entire reason we have such a thing as a quarter life crisis, and later a mid-life crisis, is because boys and young men lack meaningful rite-of-passage experiences.
Joanna Schroeder talks about the newest incarnation of ‘Hot or Not’ and muses on whether objectification like this is good for society.
Jayson Gaddis believes that time outs don’t work for parents who are unwilling to put themselves in an adult time out — which is what’s really needed.
When men let someone else define manhood for them, instead of using their own intelligence and being the true author of their own life, they end up buying the culture’s narrow version of masculinity without question.
The Good Men Project joins with “No Seriously, What About Teh Menz” and other blogs that are seriously (or amusingly) about, by and for men.
Mark Radcliffe reminds us of the importance of communicating love
Jeff Hay thinks parents should lead by example—and that you can learn a lot about a person from the way they handle a bar stool.
Mark Sherman has four grandsons and wants boys who act in typical boy ways to feel good about themselves. Society, at least in schools, may be sending a different message.
Cameron Conaway believes that if Pope Francis were Mr. Francis the junior high teacher, he’d be lambasted and ridiculed by about 35% of the US population.
Long before to-do-list apps existed Benjamin Franklin was providing us with a daily schedule for success.
Alan Bishop worries we talk too much about the negative aspects of competition instead of focusing on all the positives.
“What just happened?” The court-appointed lawyer repeated Jackie Summers words, then replied tersely. “You got f***ed.”
Child laborers get the chance to share their stories through writing and art.
Devon Sanders asks if you’d accept the burden of knowing everything about Michael Jackson’s life to possess his talent, fame and fortune for 24 hours.
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.
Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.