How to Be a More Mindful Parent

How to Be a More Mindful Parent

Cliff Hsia offers suggestions on how parents can attempt to be more present and engaged when interacting with their young children.

A Dad Talks to the Author of “Alexander” and Finds Out the Secrets to “Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days”

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A dad read one of his favorite childhood books to his son. The next day, he found a connection to its author, Judith Viorst. And then, this happened.

“Your Kids are So Lucky to Have You” — Really?

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Like many foster care/adoptive parents, blogger Christopher Thangaraj heard the “compliment” uttered many times. It never sat well with him. Here is why.

Snip! Why We Aren’t Having More Kids

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With a quick snip and a bag of frozen peas, we have eliminated the possibility of having more children.

Patience: A Dad’s Confession

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Good Dad Project Larry Hagner admits that, as a dad, he struggles every day with patience.

The “Pretty” Prison: the Dad of a Daughter Ponders the Weight of a Word

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A dad discovers a common compliment for girls is not as positive as many think. It is a trap. Here is his plan to free his daughter from its grasp.

The Dilemma of Vacationing Without Your Kids

The Dilemma of Vacationing Without Your Kids

Cliff Hsia breaks down the pros and cons of parents taking a “kidsmoon,” a.k.a. taking their first real vacation away from their children.

5 Lessons As You Go From Dog To Sprog

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A puppy helps train The Dadventurer for his coming baby.

Finding Your ‘Couple-ness’ in Parenthood

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When you have two kids, you can’t wait until the nest is empty to be a couple again. Instead, you have to redefine what being a couple is and means.

Parenting: It Doesn’t Happen Overnight

Parenting: It Doesn’t Happen Overnight

While speaking to a journalist, Adrian Millar explained how becoming a confident, loving stay-at-home dad takes more work than one might think.

Single Dad… Not Singled Out: How to Maintain Your Relevance with Your Kids If You Don’t See Them Every Week

Single Dad… Not Singled Out: How to Maintain Your Relevance with Your Kids If You Don’t See Them Every Week

Dr. David Lee Asbery assembled these ten suggestions for how fathers can stay present in the lives of their children following separations or divorce.

4 Words All Dads of Daughters Need to Hear

4 Words All Dads of Daughters Need to Hear

Jeff Bogle has a message for every dad of a newborn daughter, a crucial piece of advice that can be summed up in four simple words…

Biography of a Heretic

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Daniel W.K. Lee challenges parental expectations and a son’s subtle pressure to conform.

Five Steps to Becoming the Perfect Parent

Five Steps to Becoming the Perfect Parent

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…

Shell Shock

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Scott Hightower depicts a vulnerable veteran from a child’s perspective, to powerful effect.

Still Beating Heart

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Short, lyrical, and imagistic, Kevin Minh’s poem contains all the compact power of a baby’s heartbeat.