The Simple Message That Brought a Middle School Class to Tears

The Simple Message by Champion of Choices

Former pro wrestler turned anti-bullying crusader Marc Mero puts to rest once and for all the idea that men don’t have emotions.

Be Prepared to Receive Something Special

Understanding My Mother by Cabot OCallaghan

When Cabot O’Callaghan befriended a young woman with borderline personality disorder, he wasn’t ready for the wisdom he’d receive.

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!

Not All Feminists Are Female — Or Even Feminists

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Women’s liberation and men’s liberation are opposite sides of the same coin — or maybe the same side of the same coin.

The Best Teachers I Ever Had

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Bill Quigley pays homage to teachers, and learns that not all of them are found in schools.

My Son Likes Nail Polish

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Caren Chesler’s son wears pink nail polish simply because he likes it. She thinks that’s what makes him a leader.

How my Dis-Ease Made Me a Better Mother, Friend, and Lover

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Hilary Lauren’s journey of living with transverse myelitis has helped her see how truly limited her relationships were before illness opened her eyes.

What Mothers Need To Teach Their Sons About Sex

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Sue Nador taught her sons, “Your partner is a real person with real feelings and not some live action figure.”

Fighting Evil to Equal Rights, Emma Watson is an Exceptional Muggle!

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From fighting Lord Voldemort and his evil followers to championing equal human rights for women, girls, men and boys, Emma Watson has joined a critical fight, and not a moment too soon.

Ditch the Cover: A Dad’s Feelings on Open-Air Breastfeeding

Ditch the Cover: A Dad’s Feelings on Open-Air Breastfeeding

Joel Gratcyk doesn’t understand why certain parents have objections to mothers who breastfeed without covering themselves first.

Bated Breath

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David Winner on the rules for oxygen under hospice care and the still moments in his mother’s final days.

A Letter To My Future Son: Don’t Let One Girl Ruin Every Other Girl For You

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A woman wrote a brilliant letter about heartbreak that all men, young and old, should read.

Why It Doesn’t Matter What You Think About Breastfeeding in Public

Why It Doesn't Matter What You Think About Breastfeeding in Public

There are several recurring arguments people bring up against a mother’s right to breastfeed in public. Scott Posey disagrees with them all.

Are Women Better Parents? Science Says Both Sexes Have Equal Parental Instincts

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Stephanie Hayes says it’s time to give both mom and dad equal credit when it comes to parental intuition.

Eminem’s ‘Headlights,’ Mothers, Sons, and Forgiveness

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Why did Eminem’s latest track blow up? Brandy Pettigrew has some thoughts on the subject.