Comment of the Day: “I don’t remember anyone telling me I was pretty.”

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Can harm be done by not telling a girl she is pretty?

A Letter to the People Who Hate Us Because of What Happened to Our Gay Son

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Linda Robertson addresses the hate she has been receiving surrounding the recent death of her son.

How Not To Work With Special Needs Kids

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David Perry explains the importance of consistency in teaching skills to his son.

Parents Behaving Badly, Part II – The Questions We Should Be Asking Ourselves

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Hank Zona tells parents what questions they should ask of themselves to navigate the world of youth sports.

Comment of the Day: “Too often miscarriages are seen as only affecting the mother…”

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Prospective fathers are affected by miscarriages, but there is a lack of support for them.

What My Two Marriages Taught Me About Love

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John McElhenney shares wisdom learned in two rounds of marriage and divorce: falling in love and feeling loved are not the same thing.

Parents Behaving Badly, Part I: 5 Bad Parenting Attitudes In Youth Sports

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Hank Zona reads us parents the riot act for the negative impact we have on our children in Part I of his three-part series on adults and youth sports.

This Is What You Should Be Feeding Your Child

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Filling your child with love, by Jon Vaughn.

A Unified-Field Theory Of Parenting

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In the world’s oldest experiment called parenting, you and the rest of the world are the two objects; your actions (both good and bad) are the unseen forces and your child is the field in between.

Releasing Shame and Exploding Male Stoicism

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How to allow yourself room to forgive.

How to Get Your Car Ready for Your New Teen Driver

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Is your child getting behind the wheel? Hank McKensey has a few tips for you.

Couples And Parents: Put A Stop To Blame And Shame

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Relationships get better when we overcome the urge to criticize.

Comment of the Day: “..relationships, personal growth, coping with uncertainty…”

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In our rapidly changing world, should parents be advisers to their children?

Men, Women and the Glorification of War

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Melissa Holbrook Pierson’s 14 year-old son is obsessed with guns and war, and she wonders what it all means.

A Triple Dog Dare

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The post-internet world can still get their kids outside to have fun. We just have to show them how.

Hardwood: My Pioneer Upbringing and Queering the Old Order

The author as a child.

The Amish are often laughed at and misunderstood. This is the story of a gay man who does not regret his Amish upbringing.