5 Tools to Rock the Hell Out of Being an Entrepreneur

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Britt Bolnick believes that if you’re going to start or run a successful business, you have to do your “inner work” first. She offers five tools to help.

Emptying the Nest

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As her son goes off to college, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf realizes she has been raising him for independence all along.

When My Father Woke

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Pay close attention to Ed Madden’s poem about an invalid father; the speaker reveals perhaps more than he intends to.

I’m Tired Of Having To Fix, Learn, And Improve All The F**king Time. When Does It Stop?

Give me a break.

Steven Lake is at the end of his rope. Or is it the beginning of a new way of being?

To Meddling Parents of Grown Children: STAND DOWN!

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As parents our ultimate goal should be to produce self-sufficient humans who will make good choices in life.

Orphan

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On Parents Day, Tammy Palazzo reflects on her version of growing up alone.

R. Kelly’s Son Jay Came Out As Trans, And His Mother Couldn’t Be More Supportive

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The son of the infamous R&B singer has come out amidst intense media scrutiny. His mother has been by his side through it all.

Fourteen

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“Fourteen” is Telaina Eriksen’s heartfelt letter to her teenaged son, and the man she hopes he becomes.

Can Philadelphians Afford to Pay for Fresh Air?

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Philly is the 11th most polluted city in the U.S and a metropolis with the highest rate of deep poverty, so if someone did sell cans of fresh air, could anyone afford it?

Happy Father’s Day, Mom!

Father's Day, mother, single parent

My friend, my support system, my number one fan, my mother and my father, I love you for all that you have done.

Dear Parents, Let’s Talk About Kids and Gender Roles

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Gretchen Edwards-Bodmer is raising a happy and joyful son without following rigid gender roles or rules. And she wants you to understand why.

Disney, Mom, and the Fear of Angry Women

Disney's Portrayal of Angry Women

A Loving Mom and Disney Set-up Unrealistic Expectations for Steven Lake When Coping With Women’s Anger

Why Romantic Love Isn’t The Most Important Love You Should Pursue In Life

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Lauren Martin on all the love to be found around us.

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Good Guy You Learned in the Sandbox

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James Stafford learned the secret to being a good citizen as a little boy. You probably did, too.

How My Nan Helped Me To Change A Tyre

Flowers for My Nan by Michael Ellis

Helping a stranger change a tire on a busy highway helped Michael Ellis see all that is magical with this world.