Don’t Do That; In a Real Time World Parents Need New Ways to Set Limits


Laine Colley encourages parents to toss out old patterns of setting limits and choose better pathways in today’s progressive world of new boundaries.

How D&D Helped My Autistic Son Make Friends, Navigate Reality and Have More Confidence

D&D Helped Autistic Son

Dungeons and Dragons isn’t just a fantasy game that isolates its fans into their parents’ basements, it might be one of the best socialization tools Autistic kids can have.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Men: The Top 10 Issues of Men in 2014

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Men’s roles are changing almost faster than we can keep up with the change. Here are ten reasons that make the conversation about men so incredibly important.

100 Words on Love: More Like Tony Soprano Than Mother Teresa


I never could have known that loving my children would be more like stone cold ruthlessness.

The Book Club Experiment: Engaging Boys of Color in Reading

The Book Club Experiment

Without the super-teacher power to transform herself into a tall, strong, articulate Black Latino man, Marilyn Anderson Rhames found a new way to engage her struggling male students to read.

Seriously, Can We Stop Calling The Cops On Little Black Kids Already?


Denene Millner recounts the story of the 11 year-old boy who was held at gunpoint by cops… for building a treehouse in his own back yard.

What I’ve Learned About Autism From My Son

What I've Learned About Autism

Anthony Goulet learned to see the world through his son’s eyes and what he saw was something he wished he could share with the world.

It’s Not About A Backpack, It’s About Raising A Happy Human Being

Raising a Happy Human

Mandy Brasher isn’t interested in teaching her son how to be a boy, she wants to raise a happy human being who knows how to love himself and others just the way they are.

Beyond Fatherlessness; Finding New Ways to Deal With Emotional Needs of Minority Boys

smiling boy

Blaming the absence of fathers for all issues surrounding minority boys is easy; but, a deeper look can reveal other pressing concerns.

He Will Need a Sister–Selling Brothers Short

Selling brothers short

Ashley Lynch-Mahoney on raising boys who will offer one another life-long support.

How to Answer When Your Son Asks “Where’s Dad?”

dad and son

All children from various types of families can benefit from having dad around, but when he’s not, it isn’t always easy to explain why.

Rookie Racist: How Did My 6-year-old Boy Become Scared of the “Dark Man” in the Laundromat?

Rookie Racist

Australian father Ryan Heffernan opens up about the breathtaking day his young son expressed racism and how a vision of Nelson Mandela stealing TVs saved the day.

Equality in My Home


We do not differentiate between my two boys based on their sexual preferences. Though I am very vocal about many things, my husband and I have made the conscious decision to begin our advocacy for equality by living it.

Call for Video Submissions: The Children of Military Deployment

Month of the Military Child

What does a parent’s military deployment feel like for children? We’re calling for video submissions from kids who have been affected by deployment.

10 Secrets to Being a Great Male Role Model


Being a role model is great, but it could be spectacular in the eyes of a kid if you know the secrets to success.

I Don’t Need To Be ‘The Man’ In Order To Be A Man

Jeff Perera

Jeff Perera explains his “Ladder of Masculinity” TEDx talk, and how toxic masculinity is linked to violence.