Father/Son Adventures and the Glory of The California Dipsea Trail

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While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.

What Makes Batman, Batman?

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Could you be Batman?

Enabling Princesses: When Being a Good Daddy Goes Too Far

Enabling Princesses: When Being a Good Daddy Goes Too Far

David Guba looks at a recent news story about an American fathering “claiming” a kingdom in Africa to make his daughter a princess and considers what lessons the father might be teaching his young heiress.

That’s Cynicism, Folks!: How Modern Cartoons Are Failing Our Kids

That’s Cynicism, Folks!: How Modern Cartoons Are Failing Our Kids

David Vienna wonders if the non-stop snark of modern cartoon programs is having a negative impact on our most recent generations of kids.

Blending a Family is About More Than Pronouns

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Christine Benvenuto knows that “his, mine, and ours” doesn’t cover it. She checks her “mama privilege” and shares her story of blending a family.

Is Your Kid An iPotato?

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5 great tricks to make sure your kids are getting what they need to be healthy.

I Hate What I’ve Become as a Parent

I Hate What I’ve Become as a Parent

Brandon Billinger recently realized that he hasn’t been completely honest with his son and hopes that his little white lies aren’t sending a bad message.

Leading By Example: How One CEO Dad Showed His Employees His Commitment to Work-Family Balance

Leading By Example: How One CEO Dad Showed His Employees His Commitment to Work-Family Balance

Scott Behson shares an anecdote from the White House Summit on Working Families that suggests that corporate America is beginning to take work-life balance issues for parents more seriously.

You’re in Charge of Your Body. I Still Get to Make Rules.

You're in Charge of Your Body. I Still Get to Make Rules.

John Kinnear loves the feminist dad shirt meme that’s been making the rounds, but wants his daughter to know that saying “she makes the rules” isn’t as simple as it sounds.

Our Family Was Handed an Anonymous Note at a Baseball Game Last Night—This Is What It Said

Our Family Was Handed an Anonymous Note at a Baseball Game Last Night---This Is What It Said

An unexpected note from a stranger convinced a family that baseball can be a magical game.

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.

Finally, A Parenting Skill I’m Good At… Embarrassing My Kids

Finally, A Parenting Skill I'm Good At... Embarrassing My Kids

Knowing how to mortify your children in public is a powerful skill for any parent. Cort Ruddy debates the best ways to use his newfound superpower.

Five Steps to Becoming the Perfect Parent

Five Steps to Becoming the Perfect Parent

Josh Misner wondered what he would tell his children if they ever asked for advice on how to be a good parent. Here’s what he came up with…

All Of My Kids Are Incredibly Different

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Al DeLuise on the unique personalities of his three children.

Why It Doesn’t Matter What You Think About Breastfeeding in Public

Why It Doesn't Matter What You Think About Breastfeeding in Public

There are several recurring arguments people bring up against a mother’s right to breastfeed in public. Scott Posey disagrees with them all.

One Father’s Take on Why “Like a Girl” Should No Longer Be Considered an Insult

Why “Like a Girl” Should No Longer Be Considered an Insult

Joel Gratcyk recalls his personal history with being told he was acting “like a girl” and how he plans to make sure that his children recognize the phrase as the compliment it is.