I’m a Black Woman and I Don’t Want a Black Son

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This may sound morbid. I fully understand and accept that this is not every woman’s reality, but it is my reality. It is the reality that I am reminded of when I watch news coverage of yet another rally to protest yet another killing of another black man.r

Can You Be Both Mother and Father?

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After her husband died, Edie Weinstein raised her son alone. Now she reflects on whether one parent can or should even try to fulfill the roles of both.

Why I’m Afraid to Raise a Man

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“Would I have it in me to be the kind of mother that didn’t degrade or diminish his masculinity, but teach him that it can be a powerful tool for positivity, change and equality?”

Dear Dad: The One With the Stay At Home Dad’s Helpful Creatures

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A traditional mom does not understand why a dad would stay at home with his kids, and turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice.

Happy Belated Father’s Day, Mom

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After the death of his father, Brian Gawlak reflects on the father his single mother chose to be. — Last year was my first father’s day since my biological father passed away. I spent the day mourning less the loss of the human being whom I had little connection to, but more the loss of […]

Portraits of Fatherhood: Calling All Dads—We Want to Tell Your Story!

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Call for Submissions: Dads, we want to interview you!

Mothers and Sons—in Pictures

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A Happy Mother’s Day Card from The Good Men Project.

There’s Nothing Like a Mother’s Love

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Shaping children into adults isn’t easy. It takes a loving heart, a clear head, a steady hand, and endless patience. And an arsenal of quotes.

Mothers and Sons: a Call for Submissions

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We’re looking for a few good photographs …

5 Reasons We Become Parents

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Mike Berry writes from the heart about why we have kids.

Why Your Son is Lazy and Defiant

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A significant portion of the laziness and defiant behavior young men exhibit stems from their poor dietary habits.

Carry Each Other—a Call to Never Give Up

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Tim Mousseau has a request. An important one. Please pay attention.

A Belated Thank You to My Mother

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Ty Phillips remembers the day his mother took the fall to stand between him and hurt.

Flip the Script: An Adoption Video

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Several adoptees provide their personal views on adoption and stress the importance of having their voices heard as part of the conversation.

How I Got My Son Back Into School With an Unconventional Solution

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Extreme challenges kept one mother’s son home from school, endangering his graduation, until she hit upon a last-ditch answer.