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

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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.

Real Life Love: When His Mother Left Him With Unmet Needs

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The phrase “mommy issues” doesn’t acknowledge the pain involved. Heather Gray knows this and speaks directly to couples affected.

When It Comes To Respecting Women, The Key Is Raising Our Sons Differently

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A young female writer is fed up with the behavior of many men of her generation. Her solution? Change the way mothers will raise the next wave of men.

Bloody Mother’s Day

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“My mother and I are bound, as it should be, in both clumsiness and blood,” writes N.C. Harrison.

The Mommy Effect (Guante) [Video]

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Spoken word artist Guante on what “…the Pentagon calls ‘The Mommy Effect'”.

How His Mama Made Him

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On Mother’s Day, John Q. Gay thinks about the man his partner is, and how it’s his mother’s fault.