A lot of bullying these days is cyber, either through cell phones or online activities. Here are five strategies I’ve taught my son to guard him against being bullied.
Laura Foley captures the pain of being a mother unable to help an adult son in this stark poem.
Alice Isak demonstrates the power of brevity in this hard-hitting poem about mothers, daughters, and their burdens.
Realize the importance of quality time with your sons before it’s too late. — Having quality time with their parents is one of the love languages. I teach a fishing class in Southwest Florida. Everyone who takes the class is retired from the northern United States. Many of them have never fished before. A few […]
She went to enjoy a movie but walked away with a profound understand of what happens when fathers are absent. — Ant-Man was well acted and exceptionally produced. But this is not a movie review. Cassie was as thrilled to see her father as he was to see her. The plot and its rich character development included two absent […]
Nora Meiners writes as the white mother of a biracial son, reflecting on black male bodies and the perils that attend them.
Before I was a mom, I was an X-rated writer. And I was actually pretty good at it.
Attractiveness is relative. But to look at the choices a woman makes with her body and assign a tangible value to her worth and sexuality is appalling and concerning.
Being a teenager is hard. Being a parent is hard. Be the Dad that bridges the gap.
Even though his team lost, Travis Scott walked away with a new appreciation for his wife.
Snake Bloomstrand, on rituals that make a boy into a man.
Kelly DuMar masterfully captures “the holy moment that saves your life” in this deceptively simple prose poem.
Shawn Henfling is tired of people calling every dad with his kids a babysitter.
Whether it is your mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, cousin or closest female friend, they all deserve your thanks and gratitude.
Where does pure joy come from? John Faithful Hamer can tell you.