What Africa Can Teach Us about Parenting Our Sons

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In order to raise their sons to know how to overcome life’s adversities, parents need to trust their own biological instincts. It was an incredible experience trusting my life to a young African man. I was recently thinking back to a journey I took to Kenya eight years ago. I was at the Elephant Watch […]

Flip the Script: An Adoption Video

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Several adoptees provide their personal views on adoption and stress the importance of having their voices heard as part of the conversation.

Emotional Echoes From The White Room

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When a particular space in a home becomes center stage for learning life’s lessons, it can hold a unique place in one’s personal history.

Divorce: Then and Now

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Jenny Kanevsky grew up with divorce and is facing one now, but she’s determined to make it different for her sons.

9 Things Fatherhood Has Taught Me About Being a Man

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“They don’t want the ‘pretend you have it all together’ version of me, they simply want me. To be present. To be engaged. To be there. To be real.”

Meeting My Birth Mother For The First Time

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The next stop on Tom Andriola’s search: meet his birth mom.

How Rape, Anger And Missed Opportunities Taught Me About Living The Life Of My Dreams

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A true story about following your passions no matter what life puts in your way.

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Anti-Vaccine Parents

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Dr. Amy Tuteur explains why medical science will never change the minds of anti-vaxxers.

Are You Raising Resilient Kids?

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Psychotherapist Mel Schwartz helps parents push past the obstacles to raising strong, self-sufficient children.

5 Unexpected Lessons About Grief From the Deaths of My Parents

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Tor Constantino shares insights learned about grief while coping with the loss of his parents.

9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

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You don’t have to sit by and watch your child miss out on school, friends, or sleep because of worry. Renee Jain shows you what you can do.

Get Your Assumptions Off My Kid

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Just because Amelia’s son is gay, it doesn’t mean he’s gender non-conforming.

No, You Should NOT Allow Your Kids to Hit Each Other

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You’re the one hurting your children if you let it happen, says Dr. Lisa Kaplin.

The Dangers of Letting Your Life Revolve Around Your Kids

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Sometimes, it’s more important for kids to tag along with Dad as he goes about his business than it is for Dad to tag along with them as they go about theirs.

5 Things No One Tells You About Being a Parent

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We’ve all met those parents who say parenting is always wonderful. This man says there are five reasons why that’s not the case.