6 Surprising Things 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.

How Ira Glass Saved Me From a Life of Sadness and Made Me Into a Real-Life Professional Writer

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The title may be a tad on the dramatic side, but Joanna Schroeder does owe an awful lot to Ira Glass.

7 Little Things That’ll Mean a Hell of a Lot to Your Guy

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Joanna Schroeder shares her top 7 super simple secrets for making sure her husband feels loved.

Question of the Day: Have You Ever Made a Resolution and Actually Kept It?

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A few years ago a silly resolution made on Facebook started a major change in my life. It’s the only resolution that’s ever mattered, really.

Play-Doh’s New Toy Looks Like a Penis – But Parents’ Over-Reaction is What Actually Harms Kids

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Joanna Schroeder isn’t worried about the Play-Doh tool that looks like a penis. She’s worried that parents freaking out over it teaches kids to keep secrets.

Time Machine: 6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Marriage When I Was 26

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There’s no such thing as unconditional love for your spouse. Really.

What Would You Do If It All Fell Apart and You Had to Start Over?

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It’s our Question of the Day: You’ve fallen from grace and lost your reputation. What do you do to start living the life you always wanted, as the man you always knew you could be?

10 Reasons Christmas Makes Me Love My Husband Even More

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Holidays weren’t always simple for Joanna Schroeder and her husband. But over the years they’ve come into traditions that bring them closer every year.

6 Reasons ‘Love Actually’ Is a Story About Vulnerable Men Winning at Life

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Joanna Schroeder thinks there’s something very different about the holiday film Love Actually, and it’s the men that make it so special.