A Short Guide to Firing Your Special-Needs Health Care Provider

In Part 10 of the series, “Every Family Has a Story,” Darla Johnson helps you think through the options if you need to change your special-needs child’s health care provider.

I Am The Victim of Childhood Sexual Abuse

I am the victim of childhood sexual abuse. __ Trigger warning* – Sexual Abuse I am the victim of childhood sexual abuse. I write candidly about coping with the sexual abuse at the hands of my grandfather on my blog. My blog is about the isolation from my parents. It is about looking at the scary things […]

Let’s Raise Our Boys to Be Feminists

  Sarah Comerford encourages boys and men to embrace feminism. __ The concept of what it meant to be a feminist was not always on my radar. I was never explicitly taught that being female meant being at something of a social disadvantage. My upbringing was dysfunctional in a lot of ways, but gender inequality […]

Ode to My Son on His 23rd Birthday

A sliver of light beneath the door.

Life & Times Series: Part 5

Father Time presents:  “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad offering his take on time  ◊♦◊ Tom B. (Washington) Age 34 Occupation: Shipping/Receiving Status: Married, two kids: Daughter age four, son seven months Wife is a homemaker and sanity-keeper FT: Describe a key distinction you’ve made about time as […]

Life & Times Series: Part 4

Father Time presents:  “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad offering his take on time  ◊♦◊ Johnny L. (California) Age: 53 Occupation: Navy Retired/Disabled Veteran/Navy Contractor – Systems Engineer Status: Married 22 years (1994-Present) with 2 daughters, ages 18 and 17 Wife is a Public School Librarian. FT: […]

Why Sharing Your Story is the Best Way to Educate

Sharing your story has the power to educate, raise awareness, and spread compassion.

The Real-Life Case for Paid Family Leave

In this incisive talk, Jessica Shortall makes the impassioned case that the reality of new working motherhood in America is both hidden and horrible: millions of women, every year, are forced back to work within just weeks of giving birth.

Life & Times Series: Part 1

Father Time presents: “Life & Times – Fathers and Their Views about Time” Featuring a real-life dad giving his take on time ◊♦◊ Randy S. (Idaho) Age: 34 Occupation: Department Manager in an ammunition manufacturing plant Status: Married with two daughters, ages 4 and 6 Wife is a full time RN, working night shift   […]

Time Takes Time

Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ In New Mexico, where I grew up, people talked a […]

The Essence of POPS the Club

The Pain of the Prison System (POPS) is a club that truly changes how students process the emotions that come with having loved ones in prison.

Natural Childbirth From a Father’s Perspective

This dad wouldn’t have done it any other way. Surprised? You won’t be after reading his reasons.

The Gift of Time

Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ One afternoon on a long drive home, I found the […]

Why a Buddhist Therapist Made My Girlfriend Break Up With Me

I live like it’s a game – I’m suddenly reminded how awesome the world is. I found it odd that a dude who said he was a Buddhist would be against such a view of life.

Why Father-Son Goodbyes Are Just As Painful As They Are For Mothers

Rick Gabrielly on saying good-bye to his son.

A Mom’s Advice to Her Son on Trauma

At the worst moment in his life, Tim Mousseau’s mom told him the most beautiful thing he ever heard.