4 Words All Dads of Daughters Need to Hear

4 Words All Dads of Daughters Need to Hear

Jeff Bogle has a message for every dad of a newborn daughter, a crucial piece of advice that can be summed up in four simple words…

‘Boyhood’ Is Not Just About A Boy

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Max Bakke examines ‘Boyhood’ and finds, there are no small parts.

Lessons Learned From Summer Camp That Your Kids Can Apply This School Year

Lessons Learned From Summer Camp That Your Kids Can Apply This School Year

Now that your kids are home from camp and headed back to school, Christopher Britton has some suggestions for how they can take what they learned at camp and apply it to their school year.

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Take your kids to the grocery store, and keep the video games at home.

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Once Cliff Hsia stopped worrying about his career and made it a priority to travel more with his family, he quickly realized that time is the most valuable thing in the world.

How to Teach Young Kids about Water Conservation

How to Teach Young Kids about Water Conservation

Faced with the drought in his home state, Californian Mike Heenan came up with five simple ways to teach his daughter about the importance of water conservation.

Giving an Allowance: Are You Raising a Shoplifter or a CEO?

Giving an Allowance: Are You Raising a Shoplifter or a CEO?

Mike Reynolds considers the hypothetical extremes—the pros, cons, and everything in between—of deciding whether or not to give his five-year-old daughter her first allowance.

Two Reasons Why Parents Should Be Excited to Watch Phineas and Ferb with Their Kids

Two Reasons Why Parents Should Be Excited to Watch Phineas and Ferb with Their Kids

Not all kids’ shows are created equal, but this Disney Channel cartoon is one of the best and has two big reasons why grown-ups should be excited about its upcoming episodes.

#LikeABoy Shows a Different Side of Little Boys

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After the Always #LikeAGirl campaign took off, MommyShorts blogger Ilana started getting #LikeABoy snapshots. What they showed was a different side of boyhood.

Why Is the New Scooby-Doo Movie Trying to Fat-Shame Daphne?

Why Is the New Scooby-Doo Movie Trying to Fat-Shame Daphne?

The new family-friendly Scooby Doo movie, “Frankencreepy,” curses Daphne by making her fat. What kind of message does that send to our kids?

More Than Words; Explaining Rape to Your Child

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It’s a sad day when the word Rape tossed around the playground and you have to explain what it means

Every Dad’s Back to School List

Every Dad’s Back to School List

Nathaniel Turner has assembled a list of twenty-one ways that fathers can be more engaged and involved during the annual “back to school” season.

Taco Today: Learning to Love Cooking for One After a Separation

Taco Today: Learning to Love Cooking for One After a Separation

Newly separated, Ben Railton is beginning to realize that cooking for himself can be just as meaningful as cooking for his entire family.

How Running Makes Me a Better Parent

How Running Makes Me a Better Parent

Chris Illuminati explains the five ways that regular exercise, specifically running, has made him a better, more fulfilled parent.

Things Not to Text Your Parents When You Travel

Things Not to Text Your Parents When You Travel

Texting with his son did little to calm Tim Akimoff’s conflicted emotions after he sent his son off on his first solo trip overseas.

The One Question Quiz to Tell If You’re a Terrible Husband

The One Question Quiz to Tell If You’re a Terrible Husband

After imagining what kind of man his daughter would marry one day, Nick Pavlidis came up with this simple test to determine if he was, in fact, a terrible husband. (He failed.)