The Things They Carried (Dad/Mom Version)

All carried some, and some carried all.

Three Words From Dad That Changed My Life

Adam Patrick Kindilien knows a father’s advice can be priceless, and he’s grateful for the gift.

When the Most Important Person in Your Life Forgets Who You Are

Watching anyone slowly slip away is painful. When it’s the most important person in your life the experience is devastating.

10 Ways Your Parents Lied To You About Your Body

Add these 10 tales to the likes of Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and other falsehoods we accepted as truths when we were young.

You Aren’t Me, But I’ll Help You Become You

Don’t raise your kids to be exactly like you. Let them find their own path while they explore the world around them

Hundreds Of Dads Show Up To Cheer Elementary School Kids Before Their Exams

So awesome.

Getting Back in Shape—Duke Fightmaster Style

Just trick yourself into it—running, yoga, and getting back in shape—just put on your jogging shorts and go.

To My Son About His Tears

What I wish more men knew about emotions.

A GMP Exclusive Interview with Filmmaker Frederick Marx on Rites of Passage and Storytelling

How can we help young men grow into mature adults? Frederick Marx shows us the way through the power of film.

5 Tooth Fairy “Don’ts”

Remember these rules the next time your kid loses a tooth.

Dating: 6 Tips For Making It Work When You Both Have Children

Dating with children can be hard, but there are some things you can do to make it easier.

When Dad Remarries: Blending Old and New Families

There is enough love to go around, but it may take some time for everyone to be on board.

A Short Guide to Firing Your Special-Needs Health Care Provider

In Part 10 of the series, “Every Family Has a Story,” Darla Johnson helps you think through the options if you need to change your special-needs child’s health care provider.

5 Reasons Adult Children Can Be Traumatized By Their Parent’s Divorce

They might be grown up and everything, but they’re still your kids. And your split is likely to rock their world.

Why Most Kid Problems Are Parent Problems

Mike Berry reminds us to examine our own behavior when our kids are stressed and upset.

How Male Voices of the Past Spoke to My Hard-to-Reach Boys

These underachieving teenage boys were desperate for good male role models in their lives—and I certainly didn’t fit the bill as a woman.