Kids Are Not a Boxed Set

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Try as they might to hide it, I can see the disappointed looks on people’s faces as they say they were hoping for a girl.

My Dear Son, Rejection is a Myth

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I need to tell you a secret, something I wish I would have known when I was 12.

Dad Sunday Cartoon!

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Baby boy in the burbs is wheeling and dealing.

Want to Help Your Children with Literacy and Brain Development? Try Music!


Kids might think music lessons are a waste of time. But musical training has been shown to improve literacy, memory, learning and verbal intelligence.

What Do You Mean Real Men Don’t Drive Mini Vans?

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So you take the less comfortable, less practical, and less economical vehicle because it’s not a minivan? Come on guys!

6 Lessons From Teaching My Son to Shave

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A father contemplates the meaning of manhood, and the lessons inherent in safe, effective hair removal.

A Dad Discovers the Secret to Pleasing the Picky Eaters — and Getting Them to Eat!


Jared Stone shares the strategy you need to get your kid to choose coq au vin over chicken nuggets. Well. Maybe not. But he can help you to get them to eat healthy food. Here’s how.

A Dad, Devastated by Divorce, Shares the 10 Secrets to Making It Work


After becoming the proud dad to five kids, Matt Sweetwood was handed a horrific divorce. Rather than allowing it to defeat him, he found a way to not only survive, but to find peace and success as a father. Here is how he did it.

Are Children More Like Butterflies or Crocodiles?

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Children aren’t miniature adults. Like butterflies, they go through dramatic changes to develop into amazing adults, and we need to respect that.

A Dad Sees Through the Three Myths of Manhood and Finds Out What is Truly Important


Ethan Ruzzano has encountered three myths regarding what is supposed to be important. In rejecting them, he discovered the biggest value of all.

How to Survive Your First Year Post Divorce

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Jenny Kanevsky found a safe, confidential place for friendship and advice in an online divorce support group.

I’m Not Cool, I’m a Dad!


While recalling the glories of life before becoming a father, Bryan Alkire, aka ‘kzoodad’, realizes what is the coolest thing of all.

The Power of a Father’s Words

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Mike Berry shows how the words dads speak—and don’t speak—influence our children.

Dad Cartoon of the Week— the Real Issue of Having Two Dads

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Baby boy in the burbs has uncovered the real controversy surrounding same sex parents. Maybe you can suggest how he would solve THIS problem.

People Who Don’t Want Kids Are Really Smart


They understand that the transition from being who they are now to becoming someone else entirely is just not a transition that appeals to them.

Tips for Traveling With Kids


Leo Babauta shares tips for making sure your kids (and you!) have a great time on your next trip.