Is having fun professionally productive?
Ubuntu is a traditional Nguni Bantu (Southern Africa) philosophy which emphasizes our common humanity. It’s primary tenet is our connectedness and interdependence as fellow human beings.
Play is a powerful tool for teachers and kids alike for engaging young minds in learning and social skills.
There are many, many reasons for the holiday season, but, just because commercialization is gross, that doesn’t mean that we should forget how positive and constructive toys can be in the right hands.
Like many great poems, Mike Crossley’s piece about a father’s playful challenge to his son can be understood in many ways.
Play is more than just fun and games, but over analysis could be killing our mammalian connection with play and community.
Have you forgotten how to play? Steven Lake reminds us how important it is to have FUN in your relationship.
“We live in a culture obsessed with power and violence in general. The most vulnerable among us will fall first.”
You don’t want games. You don’t want new drama. You want clarity, well-stated intention, and a clear communication style with this person. Anything less is a red flag.
“Kids are my mission.” Dr. Kwame M. Brown has a plan to create better communities through movement and play. “Playfulness for humans is our life blood!”
Two cool dads discuss fatherhood, play, community, and how we can all take an active role in cultivating a more socially sustainable future.
A little girl runs alongside a sea lion at the National Zoo and ultimately falls down. The sea lion’s reaction to the fall is pure gold.
Cort Ruddy’s young daughter showed her father how even the most carefree play-day could benefit from a little organization.
Each week The Friday Sports Dump looks at the world of sports and ridicules the evil that permeates within the sanctity of sports. At the same time, we strive to stay positive by balancing the bad with the pure stories that keep our sports heart blemished but not rotten.
How to be more than average, by Vaughn Granier.
Some people have a natural ability to be a Parent, and perhaps your one of those people. But is the timing right?
Pulp find their way around the statement, “I’m a Man.”
Philadelphia City Councilman, Jim Kenney, who resigned from his position after 23 years to run for Mayor, is regarded for his wit and “institutional knowledge.”
Jesse Kornbluth reviews Elias Canetti’s book on the life of a deeply divided man.
What happens when pickup stix, candy corn, aluminum foil, rubber bands, googly eyes, velvet, a Rubik’s cube, and more meet a brilliant man in a kitchen?
Michael Kasdan and friends are talking Super Bowl commercials. Because on Super Bowl Sunday the recipe is beer, trucks, and a flavorful dash of football.
The mental health talk is as important as the sex talk, but many parents still avoid it.
Liskula Cohen and Matthew Rozsa discuss the difference between being a nice guy and being a good one.
Thomas Fiffer identifies 5 loaded guns that threaten to blow your relationship apart.
Both Aaron Traister and his wife forgot what day it was.
Alex Yarde, fresh from viewing the Teaser of 20th Century Fox 2015 Fantastic Four reboot, breaks down why he’s hopeful.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.