8 Things You Must NEVER Do When Raising Boys

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

8 Reasons Sober Guys Make the Best Boyfriends

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Joanna Schroeder knows, she’s married to one.

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

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

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

Bet this guy never thought he'd be photographed making a giant heart on his head with his hands.

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

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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

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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.