Raising Tiny Humans: You Don’t Know Jack

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Checking your clothes for poop-stains, never going to the bathroom in peace again—raising tiny humans is dirty work. Fouad Alaa reflects on the insanity (and joy) that is parenting.

Supporting My Real Family

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Stepfather Kieron Casey wonders what it means to be a “real” father.

Papa’s Kiss

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Every day Sara and Damian get to be Cody’s parents is a gift.

‘A Baby Who Is Manlier Than Me’ Internet famous open heart surgery baby sparks discussion of manhood.

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Baby Joey helps define what it means to be “manly” – in more ways than one!

Butting Heads

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Jaime Tomé’s son challenges him in everything, including Scouting.

Inner Critic

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The intrusive voice of the inner critic has a familiar sound.

A Moment

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From the moment his son was born, the kind of father Steve Marsh wanted to be, began to change.

Cisco Araya, Real Father

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Cisco Araya is a a little bit opera, a little bit heavy metal, and an entirely devoted husband and father.

Fatherhood and the Black Community

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Tim Brown hopes he’s up for the challenge of a daughter’s braids someday, too.

The Morning After

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Evan Meck woke in terrible pain, sure something was very wrong.

The Older Parent

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Aaron Brinker doesn’t ever want his son to think he’s too tired for him.

Connect Four

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Connect with the ones you love, every chance you can.

Stitches? Nah.

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Matt Peregoy’s dad teaches a lesson in self-sufficiency.