What My 5 Year Old Taught Me When She Stood Up To Bullying

His daughter stood up to bullying and taught him what it takes to be fearless.  — In honor of bullying prevention month I’ve decided to share a story about my daughter that I think could help all of us understand what we can do to prevent bullying. … she wasn’t thinking about the consequences of […]

Why I Am Teaching My Son That Tears Take Courage

Colette Sartor wants to encourage, not quash, her son’s ability to cry, and notices that it challenges her own feelings about emotions and crying.

Where Have All the Children Gone?

In our mad rush to make our children successful have we left something essential behind–a childhood.

How a Dad Listened to His Three Year Old Son and Found the Secret to His Own Happiness

Edmond Sanganyado’s brilliant son Tino had been speaking his mind for a while. Finally dad listened and was amazed at what he learned.

Life Lessons From My Preschooler

Cindy Gericke shares how our children may look to us for guidance but what we learn in return is priceless.

Confused By Valentine’s Day? Not as Much as This Little Boy

This little boy had never received a valentine from a classmate, and when it happened he had no idea what hit him.

I Sent an Opossum to Preschool in Place of My Son and No One Noticed

When a preschool refused to see his son as anything more than an autism diagnosis waiting to happen, Steve Edwards decided to test the extent of the school’s diagnosis tunnel vision

My Son Loved His First Year of Preschool. The Second? Not So Much.

Aly Windsor wonders when to be the ‘fixer’ and when to leave that to her son.

A Man in a Woman’s World: Being a Substitute Teacher

How I learned that men need a greater presence in the world of childcare

Robert Krulwich Commencement Address Gives Parents Words to Remember

As graduation season approaches, a father of toddlers crashes college graduation ceremony to get some perspective

World War Pee

Jerry Mahoney learns to potty train his twins the hard way. Oh, wait, there is no easy way.

Mother’s Day Inside Information

The best insight about Mother’s Day plans comes from….Mom!

The Birds and The Bees and The Filthy, Filthy Bird-on-Bee Sex That Ensued

Like Adam and Steve before him, Jeremy Feist had been presented his own personal paradise, and he abandoned it in search of the knowledge of where babies come from.

Why Aren’t Men Teaching Kids?

You might be surprised why.

Pinstriped Preschool Atrocity

Aaron Gouveia thought his son was at the perfect preschool…until he saw the hat they’d given him.