Does Owning Dogs Prepare You For Raising Kids?

Does Owning Dogs Prepare You For Raising Kids?

Expecting dad Robert Graves wonders if being a longtime dog owner has made him more prepared to become a parent than non-dog owners

Stivers Cartoons: You’ve Been Warned

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Real Men Love Animals

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Next time you see a man tossing a ball to a dog, throwing a Frisbee or stroking a cat: watch carefully. There is magic in the interaction. Pure magic.

5 Ways Cuddling Makes Us Healthier

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Touch releases oxytocin, which makes us feel better. But can hugging make us better human beings?

My Life as a Snake

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Like his beloved pet snake, who lay dying on his lap, Eirik Rogers knows how it feels to be cast out of the garden for your sins.

Dear John: My Husband’s Knitting Is Out Of Control

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An awkward gift-giver, a guy who accidentally killed his fiance’s pet, and waning attraction between a husband and wife.

28 Ways to Spot a Real Man

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Need a hero? Here’s 28 ways to spot a man that’ll be up to the job.

Be a Hero to Your Kids

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It may have been just a small, small miracle. But to Jeff Stephen’s daughter, it meant her dad was there for her.

All I Ever Wanted Was a Cheeseburger

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Growing up Orthodox Jewish in Houston, Texas in the 1950s and ’60s, the mixing of dairy and meat was forbidden.

This is What Happens When Engineers Own Dogs (Video)

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No time to play with your dog? No problem, just use this clever contraption instead!

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Adorable Pug Puppies Take a Bath (Video)

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Your weekly dose of cute to destress from your day.

“I was dropping my son off at the bus stop. The crying was sudden and brief, but no mystery.”

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When was the last time you cried? Whether it was tearing up at something you didn’t expect to affect you, or a long, hard cry at a deep loss, or something in between, we want to hear your stories.

Stress in Abundance

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My pet cat gives me perspective when I’m busy and stressed out.

What Happens When You Combine Centrifugal Motion and Hamsters? (Video)

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You want to watch this video of these two adorable hamsters…for science!

Men Too Are Victims of Domestic Violence

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How to recognize domestic violence against men and what to do about it

When I Make My Lunch

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Waldo quietly prays for food like I sometimes beg for scraps from heaven.