Parents Behaving Badly: 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.

Born To Wash Cars: The Journey To Uncovering You And Your Child’s Purpose

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Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts met a young man who knew exactly what he was born to do.

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.