Peeling Back the Labels: My Newfound View of Men

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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

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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

FILE - A Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005 photo from files showing pop star Elton John, right, and his longtime partner David Furnish, after they had a civil ceremony at the Guildhall in Windsor, England.  Elton John and his partner David Furnish plan to tie the knot for a second time this weekend, following the legalization of same-sex marriage in Britain. The singer's spokesman, Gary Farrow, said Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, that the ceremony will be private. Same-sex couples have been allowed to marry in Britain since March. Previously, gay couples could form civil partnerships, which carried the same legal status as marriage but without the title. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

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

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

With All Due Respect: Fu*k Mother’s Day

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Motherhood requires far more than successfully giving birth.

Is Sherri Shepard Wrongly Being Forced Into Parenthood?

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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

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I am liberating myself for you to be free.

Finding Motherhood At The LAX Underpass

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Lina Acosta Sandaal on being a reflective parent.

My Journey to Intentional Parenting

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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

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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

Receiving sticker therapy and playing doctor like any regular parent. Photo courtesy of Jenelle Geransky.

Please. Just stop.

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

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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.

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

7 Things a Parent Can Say to Empower Their Child

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Finding that perfect parenting balance is almost impossible – but these 7 simple sayings made all the difference for this Mom and her son.

Fourteen

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

I Was Afraid to Raise a Boy

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It wasn’t until Mandy Brasher finally let herself trust men that she began to trust her ability to raise a man.