Confronting the Cynical, This Mom Believes in Paternity Leave and Abolishing Double Standards

Amy Warren Alpert found there were skeptics about fathers taking paternity leave. That was before she had kids. Here is what convinced her they are wrong.

Six Months a Year Without My Kids?

A mother of three explains one of the most difficult challenges handed to her yet.

The Elegance of Abortion Jokes

Quentin Lucas discusses the value in abortion jokes.

GMP Dads Workshop: How to Have a Baby and Still Have Sex!

Sex is a wonderful way to deeply connect and play. But babies can kill your sex life! And left unchecked this can destroy your relationship. Here are 6 things that can help you survive and even thrive through these early times.

A Dad Sounds Off on Women Who Won’t Breast-Feed Due to Fears of Excluding Their Husbands

Nathan Timmel read a piece by a woman who did not want a bonding advantage over her baby’s Dad. “We’ll get over it,” Nathan declares. Here is his argument.

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.