Being a Dad Made Me a Better Sports Fan

Being a Dad Made Me a Better Sports Fan

Brandon Billinger is passionate about sports, but, once he became a father, he realized he had to show his son that being a fan means far more than just yelling and screaming

It’s “Just” Alcohol

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Barry Adkins’ son died of alcohol poisoning the day he moved out on his own. And Barry wants help others so that something good will come out of that.

Monarch Butterflies in Winter

Michael Anthony and Son

“Power is as power does.” Patrick A. Howell races against his son on a warm winter day where monarchs reign and kings rule.

Parenting Is Not a Competition, But I’m Winning

Parenting Is Not a Competition, But I’m Winning

Dave Lesser wonders if the stereotypical parenting memes he sees every day really represent how modern parents are viewing their partners

American Indian Graduation Rates & Stereotypical Images On & Off the Field

Chief Wahoo through the ages

Debbie Reese explains the way that derogatory depictions of American Indians harms the self-image of young American Indian children.

Your Kid Is Not My Safety Problem

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The whole world cannot be childproofed, and that’s actually a good thing.

Ten Ways To Have A Happier Partner (Even When You’re Parenting Too)

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Torsten Klaus on how to keep partnership rewarding through all the challenges of life.

“Being a Father Is Being a Question”: What a New Anthology on Fatherhood Has to Say About Being a Dad

"Being a Father Is Being a Question": What a New Anthology on Fatherhood Has to Say About Being a Dad

Steve Edwards talks to Brian Gresko, the editor behind the upcoming “When I First Held You”, about literary fathers, gender and parenting, and the transformative power of becoming a dad

Alone and Confused: A Part of My Childhood

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Vinnie Wong grew up without a father, but it wasn’t util he became an adult himself that he realized the affect it had on his entire life.

The Conversation I Can’t Wait to Have With My Kids One Day

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Christian Clifton doesn’t have kids yet, but he already knows he wants to be involved in teaching them to love learning

Three Ways to Strengthen Your Family

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Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin doesn’t think your relationship should come second to parenting. Taking care of your relationship will make you a better parent.

For Crying Out Loud, Can We Please Stop Calling Them Highly Sensitive Men?

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Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?

What We Talk About When We Talk About Men: The Top 10 Issues of Men in 2014

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Men’s roles are changing almost faster than we can keep up with the change. Here are ten reasons that make the conversation about men so incredibly important.

Bringing Your Relationship Back to Life With Resurrection Weekends

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We’ve all heard of date nights, but Sue Nador and her husband came up with an even better idea for keeping the home fires burning.

Frozen vs Little Mermaid: Two Anthems, Two Generations. I Want vs I Am

Little Mermaid and Frozen

David Perry compares two different Disney anthems and explores how they might effect his daughter and other girls of the times.

What the Heck Is a Doula and Why Do We Need One?

What the Heck Is a Doula and Why Do We Need One?

Scott Posey was skeptical about involving a doula in the birth of his first child, but soon realized that the doula was an invaluable resource for both him and his wife