Gendered Toys: Why LEGO Friends is Bad for Boys AND Girls

As a mom of boys, Joanna Schroeder has seen exactly how pink-washed toys harm both boys and girls.

8 Things You Must NEVER Do When Raising Boys

You may think you have this parenting thing wired, but if you’re raising boys, you may be making some of these critical mistakes.

9 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Love Without Saying a Word

Kids learn more about how to give and receive love from what we do than from anything we could ever teach them with words.

5 Things to Consider Before Celebrating the Ashley Madison Hack

Joanna Schroeder says that just because these people did something unethical doesn’t mean you should abandon your ethics, too.

Please, Wear Your Cargo Pants (or Whatever the Heck You Want)

Why does anyone care what other people choose to wear?

Lenny Kravitz’s Pants Split Open and Women Everywhere Were Terrible About It

Joanna Schroeder thinks that if you advocate for enthusiastic consent, you have no right to look at Lenny Kravitz’s non-consensual crotch-shots.

8 Reasons Sober Guys Make the Best Boyfriends

Joanna Schroeder knows, she’s married to one.

9 Ridiculous Things You’d Never Thought You’d Do When You Got Married

Remember when you first met your partner and you always had to look and smell your best? Those days are gone.

7 Lessons We Teach Kids That Grown-Ups Should Work On, Too

Grown-ups, have you forgotten all the lessons you learned about kindness when you were little?

Why We Run #21: I Run Because I Almost Couldn’t, and Sometimes I Can’t

This is what it’s like to run on deformed hips. But really, it’s not so bad.

The Simplest Dating Advice Ever: Give Her Your Number

Joanna Schroeder explains exactly why you shouldn’t ask a woman for her number.

The 5 Stages of Parental Spring Break Grief

Spring Break, the cruelest prank the public schools system ever played on the average working American parent.

Phil Robertson Reminds Me Why I’m a Humanist

Dear Phil Robertson: A moral code based upon anything other than compassion for others is not really moral. Now, ask God to forgive you for the harm you’ve caused.

Forget BPA and Organic Foods: Want to Save Your Kid’s Life? Do These 5 Things First

A lot of parents talk about keeping their kids safe. But are they prioritizing the things that can help save their child’s life?

Dear Eva Mendes, I’m a Goddess in Sweatpants and So Are You

Joanna Schroeder know she’s lucky to have a husband who loves her – in sweatpants or an evening gown – and she thinks other women should stop assuming the worst of men.

7 Reasons You Should Compliment a Woman On Something Other Than Her Looks

Guys, it’s time to let “you’ve got a great smile” die. But don’t worry, we’ve got some new ideas for you.