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

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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

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

The 5 Stages of Parental Spring Break Grief

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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

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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

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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

This is truly as fancy as I got for five straight years.

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

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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.

6 Weird Double Standards For Men (and Women!) in Dating

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From expecting guys to pick up the tab to asking women to be “sexy” but not “sexual”, Joanna Schroeder is sick of the hypocrisy.

6 Secrets I Learned About Men From Growing Up With Guys

The author and two of her best guy friends from back in the day.

Joanna Schroeder has always been a Guy’s Girl, and that’s given her some important (and surprising!) insights about men.

My Covert Mission to Raise Boys Who Balance Empowerment with Empathy

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Joanna Schroeder wonders how to raise sensitive boys in a society that empowers them to abuse.

5 Marriage Secrets From Someone Who Has Screwed It Up Before

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You can have a great long-term love, but you have to stop being terrible to each other.

Men and Love: 7 Ways Guys Need Romantic Superheroes, Too

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Guys, don’t you deserve to be swept off your feet, too?

33 Ridiculous Things You Had No Idea You Had to Teach Your Kids

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There are a lot of things they don’t tell you in ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’. Embarrassing things.

Parents: 6 Common Phrases (You Might Be Saying!) That Should Be Banned in Your House

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It doesn’t matter how you mean them, or if you’re joking, these common phrases may be hurting our kids. By Noah Brand and Joanna Schroeder

You’re Gonna Watch This Commercial Over and Over Again. I Swear.

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Unlikely animal BFFs and a message of inclusion? Sign me up.

The Dirty Little Secret Parents Are Hiding: We’re Actually Pretty Happy

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Nine silly and serious ways the hidden joys of parenthood surprised Joanna Schroeder when she became a mom.