Daniel W.K. Lee challenges parental expectations and a son’s subtle pressure to conform.
Josh Misner wondered what he would tell his children if they ever asked for advice on how to be a good parent. Here’s what he came up with…
Short, lyrical, and imagistic, Kevin Minh’s poem contains all the compact power of a baby’s heartbeat.
Dave Lesser breaks down the best- and worst-case scenarios that could result from some of his more questionable parental lessons that he’s been passing down to his children.
“Fourteen” is Telaina Eriksen’s heartfelt letter to her teenaged son, and the man she hopes he becomes.
Scott Behson spells out how parents can use the behavioral concept of the “availability bias” to help them build happy, lasting memories with their children.
John Edwards learned a valuable lesson about bringing your baggage from their childhood to parenthood the day he almost hit his child.
Tom Burns has some advice for geeky parents who want to take their geeky kids to their first-ever comic book convention.
Chances are, straight parents, one day, your kids will ask you about gay people. Jerry Mahoney has some advice…
Husband and father Nick Geurts has assembled a list of reasons why he can’t justify smoking any longer.
When Vijay Mann became a parent, he found his marriage tested in ways that he never could’ve imagined. This is how he and his wife fought their way back into each other’s hearts.
Jeff Dotts didn’t immediately fall in love with being a dad, but found solace when he realized that, just like in any other job, parents are making it up as they go…
Bob Wire wants you to know that being a parent is ugly, dirty, and harder than it looks. But also that it’s worth it.
Dave Lesser has his own theory regarding why babies often say one parent’s name long before the other
Cort Ruddy has assembled a list of 17 sure-fire ways you can tell if your house might be crawling with children
The project pitch says “perfect for dignified dinner parties, or that special holiday homecoming” but Eva Gantz thinks otherwise.
Your mind is an amazing and powerful tool. Harness it properly and you can live a life of great adventure and accomplishment.
…So what’s stopping you?
This is why your father will always be your number one supporter and best friend.
Former pro football player Joe Ehrmann, now both a pastor and a coach, rips apart the three myths of masculinity and offers a new definition of what it means to be a man.
Chris Pratt gives the only 2 pieces of fitness advice you’ll ever need.
This isn’t a slam on religion; it’s a call for inclusive political debate.
Sometimes love means playing Barbies with your daughter, even if you’re a man, even if you’d rather chew rocks.
Death, a natural and unavoidable part of life, should be painless, peaceful, dignified and a celebration of the life that was.
A proposition leaves a young man feeling conflicted, regretful.
“If you find unpleasant memories bubbling up from your own school experience, recognize that it is an aspect of you that is looking for understanding and healing.”-Janet D. Thomas
Talking about mental illness makes people uncomfortable. But Anne Theriault is going to do it anyway.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.