Enforcing Your Boundaries

When it comes to work and your personal life, you need to learn when to say no.

Prince’s Legacy Reminds Dads That It’s Okay To Be “Weird”

James Woodruff has been struggling to write about a dad who was embarrassed by his young son. The death of Prince today has put the situation in perspective. Here is how.

Why Women Don’t Fall for the ‘Nice Guy’ Online Profile

A “Nice Guy” worries that he is “too nice,” but a Good Man never has to worry that he is “too good.”

A Woman Betrays her Sex and tells Men What We Really Think About!

20 little known secrets men should know about surviving women.

I Can’t Always Lip-Read You, and Please Stop Shouting

Not all deaf people are the same, but here are some honest and helpful tips for thinking through your interactions.

Comment of the Day: ‘It is an act of love and respect to remember and use another person’s name when appropriate, whether or not love is involved.’

People love to hear their name.

Thank You to All the Women in My Life

Here’s how all the women in my life have helped shape me to become the man I am today…

10 Thoughtless Things To Avoid In Your Marriage

Lack of awareness plus lack of thought equals lack of relationship. Steven Lake identifies ten behaviors that put your marriage at risk.

Disney Princesses and Their Men

One dad reflects on the (bad) lessons Disney films that taught his daughter.

Comment of the Day: There seems to be an enormous number of truly odd ‘rules’ people have to live by

This comment was by Elle on the post I’m a Man With a Theatre Degree and I Take Baths by Steve Nazarian

Why Being ‘Spiritual’ Doesn’t Mean Sacrificing Masculinity

It turns out, being spiritual is a very desirable trait that goes hand in hand with masculinity.

How One Good Man Touched the Lives of Generations

There are people who touch our lives in ways we often don’t recognize until much later.

Do You Trust Sex With Strangers?

Listen to your instinct, that’s where trust starts

25 Virtues Found in the Best of Men

What are some of the best qualities we find in men? Chuck Chapman has a list.

You can’t win ’em all… if you want your kids to win well

DiaryDad can’t win ’em all. I love playing chess. It is fun solving a puzzle that reacts to each move you make. You have to consider at each move what it could mean three or four moves later.  Just because you can take a piece doesn’t mean you should and just because you like a […]

I’m Teaching My Kids to Swear

DiaryDad is teaching his kids to swear like the “best” of ’em. I have given up on watching my language around my kids.  I don’t let them swear though and I have no problem with the double standard either.  I have friends on both sides of the fence on this issue. Some are very careful […]