Douglas Gertner’s son tends to misplace quite a few things, but…sometimes, so does he.
JD Roberto questions the accepted wisdom of our youth sports world, in which we are told to tell our children that it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.
The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports.
Ben Railton makes the case for why occasionally letting his sons win at board games can actually be more empathetic and educational than leaving the outcomes up to chance.
We’re not all winners: Kathy Wilson shares tips on how to prepare a child’s self-esteem for adult life.
Adam Ornelas takes stock of his first quarter century. Despite setbacks in love and work, what he finds is inspiration to be the best man he can be.
Alan Bishop worries we talk too much about the negative aspects of competition instead of focusing on all the positives.
What is more important when picking a favorite sports team: tradition or location? Larry Bernstein shares losing, love, and baseball with his 9-year-old son.
The impatient father of a young perfectionist finds “Do as I say, not as I do,” is easier said than done.
Parents and coaches have invaluable opportunities to teach and apply real-life lessons within the fun of organized sports. Unfortunately, many of us miss out on the opportunity.
We aren’t dumb. We know bad guys are heartbreakers and cheaters. So why do we let the good guys finish last?
A sense of elevation can cleanse the mind. Neil Hill gives us a concise word seed for thought.
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Try as they might to hide it, I can see the disappointed looks on people’s faces as they say they were hoping for a girl.
A sacred masculinity rests with those who risk the open-hearted vulnerability of being relational, feeling, and interconnected.
The Tour de France offers guys some invaluable life lessons. — I’ve always said that cycling is the most beautiful sport in the world. As a racing cyclist and coach, I witnessed the tactics and[Read More…]
John Rodriguez shares some boyhood memories where he felt stuck.
Note to self — You’re more awesome than you think.
In a recap of our week’s dad conversation, editor Rob Watson highlights the things that were on the minds of our fathers. They covered an incredible spectrum of the introspections, the soul and the hearts of dads everywhere.
I need to tell you a secret, something I wish I would have known when I was 12.
The term “ex-gay” has become a political missile from right wing politics. What are they trying to say?
Loving forever means finding the imperfectly perfect combination of timing and chemistry — and making sure to keep things imperfectly perfect.
We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?