There is a way to parent together without the drama.
How do you figure out how to be in her presence—have a relationship with her—while not allowing yourself to be sucked into the vortex of her emotions?
He had a strong mother, but no male role models. Now he wants to know how to be a man. — Jay (not his real name) is a 25-year-old musician who was raised by a powerful strong single mother. His father was a poor role model, and remained absent from the time Jay was a little […]
Fights in public, putting each first, and learning how to live with each other were a few “grown-up” lessons they learned the hard way.
Nora Meiners writes as the white mother of a biracial son, reflecting on black male bodies and the perils that attend them.
An adult child of divorce faces the facts that good did come out of it for this man and his brother.
How to overcome anger towards your father and become your own man. — For my 12-year-old son, it was a rite of passage for me to introduce him to Luke Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi, and Darth Vader. I saw the first Star Wars movie with my dad at about the same age. Many men deny any […]
It’s a difficult when there’s separation, but these tips can help you get closer to your kids. — If you are a single dad who does not have primary custody of your kids, or you’ve had to move far away from your children since the divorce, it can be difficult to maintain the close relationship […]
Your actions speak louder than your words. Your kids will pick up on what’s real or fake. — More and more these days, the word passion has become ubiquitous. We hear it everywhere that you have to be passionate about life, and stop working only for the money. It is true that money will not […]
Kelly DuMar masterfully captures “the holy moment that saves your life” in this deceptively simple prose poem.
One of my favourite quotes of all time come from Aristotle. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
The aerodynamics of sailboats inspired Alan Adler to improve a range of inventions from frisbees to coffee makers.
No life is devoid of struggle and pain. Life sucks regardless of how much privilege you have. But it usually sucks less if you’re privileged.
The common place and the plain can be so easily overlooked.
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What erotic fantasies might reveal about ourselves.
Divorce sucks. But ultimately it offers gifts if you know how to look for them.
You could be missing your chance at true love by wasting your time with the wrong partner. Has that ever happened to you?
A daughter learns to accept the inheritances from her father, good and bad, and appreciate them for what they bring to her life.
Even the birds don’t like getting old.
Even love has its limits.
It is the new “nails on a chalkboard” for the active parent dad. The comments. The assumptions. Neil Cohen shares the ones he’s heard that a mom never gets said to her.
Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.