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.

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!

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.

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.

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.