Is There Still a Place for Physical Discipline?

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I was raised by the belt, but should I do the same with my children?

Your Parents Say Okay

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In this poem from his brand new book, award-winning poet Stephen Mills offers a stirring commentary on same-sex marriage, token acceptance, and the politics of “normal.”

The “Family-Centred Child” Model

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What’s the better family model? Vaughan Granier shares.

An Ode to Joy Rides

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One father reflects on the night before school starts when your kids are grown.

Bullying: Your Kids Are Keeping Mum

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David Kanegis calls for teachers and parents to really play an active role in the prevention and ending of bullying.

11 Unexpectedly Hard Things About Parenting

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From the anonymous sharing app Whisper, parents speak candidly about some of the toughest challenges they’ve faced.

Your Penis Won’t Fall Off And Other Things Boys Should Know

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Rita Templeton, author at scarymommy.com, has some advice for boys discovering their anatomy.

What’s In a Name? Everything…

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Al DeLuise revisits the process of naming his children, and the importance of names.

An Attempt at Teen Rebellion

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What better way to be a teenage rebel than smoking tea?

Raising Sacred Beings

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Acknowledging in thoughts, words and actions that our children are sacred beings reminds us as parents to be open with our own hearts.

I Moved In With My In-Laws, And Here’s How It Worked.

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Yes, you read that right. Joe Deprospero purposely moved in with his parents-in-law. And it wasn’t a total nightmare. In fact, it worked.

18 Ways A Girl’s Father Is Always There For Her

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This is why your father will always be your number one supporter and best friend.

His Dad Jeffrey and His Aunt Jessica

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The first time Jeffrey met Jessica, he knew his father had made the right decision. But it was a rough path for this young man.

Be The One That Causes Someone To Be Grateful That They Know You

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Jackson Dunn was shuttled between his divorced parents’ homes as a kid. But he found happiness when he found gratitude.

How I Stayed Present With My Child Even When He Didn’t Want Me There

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Mark Stelzner shows us how to be present in our children’s lives, even at times when it feels like they don’t want us there.

My On-Again, Off-Again Relationship with Shame

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Sometimes I can hear the world insist there’s something essentially wrong about me.