Rita Templeton, author at scarymommy.com, has some advice for boys discovering their anatomy.
Doyin Richards doesn’t claim to be an expert on women, but he has an idea about what many moms like.
Dana Bowman deals with the death of her brother while simultaneously admitting to her own struggles.
Arguably, the most important component in the survival of gay teens is the supportive parent. Here, a mother writes a wonderful letter to her newly ‘out’ young son.
Pete Wilgoren wonders if Father’s Day will ever be able to compete with Mother’s Day and advocates for people to start taking the day a little more seriously.
A Facebook post about a father getting separated from his son by police causes Doug Zeigler to recall his experiences with parental bias.
Twins show how they embraced before they were born in a special bath that is designed to mimic what they experience in the womb.
Sometimes it is best to pick your battles. And sometimes dirty looks are justified. Just ask Oren Miller.
JJ Vincent would like us to consider for a moment our “chosen” family — those who we chose to surround ourselves with but who act like family regardless of blood ties.
If you’ve seen the movie, you only know part of the story. Bob Marrow was one of the lawyers in that case. He shares his side.
Brandon Greene shares a poem dedicated to his son about growing up as a black man.
A man’s brave journey from childhood abuse to self love, redemption and hope. As told my Christian M. Lyons.
If a friend told you, “Even you know that an adopted child will never feel the same as one you gave birth to,” what would you say? Here is one dad’s answer.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).