Why My Son’s Father Will Always Come First

My son’s father will come first because without him, we wouldn’t have our son.

The Unlikely Origins of Modern Mommy Shaming: The Health Movement of the 1970s

Striving to be an Earth Mother Goddess isn’t particularly liberating. We seem to have replaced Doctor God with an equally demanding deity: Mother Nature.

Dear Dad: The One With the ‘Me-Time’ Question

When asked if after-school care should be utilized for his children, a reader turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice.

How Raising Boys Has Made Me a Better Mom

I learn as much from my sons as I hope they learn from me

Peeling Back the Labels: My Newfound View of Men

What makes a good man? Yasmina Blackburn reflects on how perspectives can shape the views about men.

Confessions of a Stay at Home Dad’s Wife

Jill Robbins is the spouse who goes off to work from her home every day. Here is the confession of her pent up feelings about that fact — and the scene she observed that melted resentment away.

Germaine Greer on Elton John and David Furnish: The Mother of all Rumors

Who knows what Elton John and David Furnish’s kids’ birth certificates actually say – and really, is it any of our business?

The Great Big Lesson My Son Had No Idea He Taught Me

Kari Wagner Peck’s son discovered something about himself that even people in their late 30’s have trouble finding.

Is Sherri Shepard Wrongly Being Forced Into Parenthood?

In a Utopian world, no person — male or female —would be forced into parenthood. However, as much as this may seem unfair, we must bear responsibilities for our actions.

100 Words on Love: What Was Built Before You Were Born

I am liberating myself for you to be free.

Finding Motherhood At The LAX Underpass

Lina Acosta Sandaal on being a reflective parent.

My Journey to Intentional Parenting

Raising two special needs boys forced Jenny Kanevsky to innovate by blending the four traditional parenting styles with her own mix of intention, instinct, and flexibility.

5 Ways My Son Teaches Me How to Be Happy

Ariane Beeston thought it was her job to teach her son life’s lessons. Now she knows he’s here to teach her, too.

3 Obnoxious Things People Say to Adoptive Parents

Please. Just stop.

Five Things I Was Desperate For My Son To Do Until He Actually Started Doing Them

Dad and Buried could not WAIT for his young son to be able to do certain things. Until he did them. Now we have a desperate dad wanting to turn back time.

I’m the Mother. Not the Primary Caregiver Of My Children.

Lina Acosta Sandaal on how to share the load as parents.