6 Similarities Between LeBron James Finals Performance and My Stay at Home Wife/Mom

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Even though his team lost, Travis Scott walked away with a new appreciation for his wife.

Did You Cry When He Left?

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Snake Bloomstrand, on rituals that make a boy into a man.

Tree of the Apple

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Kelly DuMar masterfully captures “the holy moment that saves your life” in this deceptively simple prose poem.

What About Kris Jenner?

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Kris Jenner is in no need of more spotlight. But as a wife and mother post-divorce, what about her as a person? Alison Chrun considers the celebrity in a real light. — Imagine being married to a man for over 20 years. Imagine being madly in love with him and having babies with him. You envision […]

Money And Relationship: Navigating Dangerous Waters

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When you have money problems, you are going to have relationship problems – count on it.

The House After She’s Gone

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Lynn Marie Houston brings us one man’s moment of vulnerability and one woman’s responding compassion.

Parents: Beware of The OK, Sweetie Syndrome

Beware Ok, Sweetie Syndrome by Mark Schillinger, photo by SantiMB Photos,

Treating your teenage son like he’s a boy is only going to make him withdraw further away from you

A Son, a Mother, a Camera, and a Dream

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Alex Norgay’s mother is single and he believes “she deserves a good man.” So he did this.

Five Ways Boys Become Men

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There’s far more than age that distinguishes a man from a boy

Touch: A Letter to Mother

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L. Lamar Wilson writes of a gay son, an ill mother, and their deeply felt intimacy.

Mater, Maritatus

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Dakota Garilli writes of boys, their mothers, and “how we learn /of love.”

What Do You Do When Your Wife Is On A Spiritual Journey And You’re Not?

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Steven Lake faces the challenges his wife brings up through her spiritual practice. Resistance is futile!

How My Business Saved My Life

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After several miscarriages, they found peace and a way to move forward. — Have you ever experienced deep loss in your life? A loved one dies and you are set adrift in an ocean of your thoughts. You search for a memory—some meaning—or anything you can to bring you back to shore. I almost kept floating. For […]

37 Weeks Pregnant – A Letter To My Wife

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Frank Prather is a self-identified “badass” with credits as a break-dancer, body-builder, Harley owner, gun-toter, and worst of all – a blogger. Now he is graduating to being a “badass dad.”

Be Prepared to Receive Something Special

Understanding My Mother by Cabot OCallaghan

When Cabot O’Callaghan befriended a young woman with borderline personality disorder, he wasn’t ready for the wisdom he’d receive.

The Unintended Consequences of Parental Expectations

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As an abused child she knew the negative power a parent could have, but she didn’t know the power of positive parenting could be almost as frightening.