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 […]

What Can Animal Behavior Teach Us About Boundaries?

Louise Thayer finds powerful lessons for human interaction in the way animal packs and herds police themselves.

Why Are You Teaching About God…You Are An Atheist!

DiaryDad teaches his kids about God in their Sunday school class, funny thing is… He is an atheist. — Most Sundays for the past 2 years you would find me in the a place that should be the last place you would look for me, in a church.  Recently, more than just in a church, as […]

When Respect Is Replaced by Contempt Divorce Is Right Around the Corner

The coffin-nail for a marriage isn’t necessarily an affair—it’s contempt.

Top 10 Reasons Older Men Make Better Partners

Older men hooking up with younger women get a bad rap.

How to be a Bouncer for your Facebook Page

Despite our beliefs, we’ve all had moments on social media where we just couldn’t take it anymore. Here’s what to do.

How Do I Tell My Kids the Terrorists are Winning?

DiaryDad is concerned about how loud the message of fear is. — In 2001 when the Twin Towers fell my kids were just a hope I had.  They were a part of a bright dream I had for tomorrow. They were what I believed would be my chance to put the best of me into […]

“Thanks a lot”—9 Life Lessons I am Thankful For

DiaryDad is thankful for life lessons he has learned and wants to pass them on. — Here in the United States we are prepping for Thanksgiving. A favorite holiday of mine because it reminds me to take a moment and realize and take stock of the many good things in my life.  My wife, my […]

3 Ways to Teach My Kids the Art of Civil Discourse

DiaryDad is disappointed in the lack of civil discourse in politics, so he is going to try to teach his kids to do better. — We are less than a year away from our next presidential election here in the good ol’ U.S. of A. and I am already fed up of the childish behavior of […]

Why Fathers Should Spend Time With Their Daughters

From a daughter to any father that may be reading this, I hope you read this and are touched enough to at least ask your daughter to dinner, lunch, breakfast, even a trip to Disney.

Bloomingdale’s is Only Part of the Problem: We Share the Blame

Bloomingdale’s made a huge mistake with this ad, but we’re all complicit in allowing it to happen.

The Modern Challenge of Turning Boys Into Men

The culture of manhood has changed, and so must our approach to raising boys.

Catcalling: Social, Psychological, Public Issues and Awareness, and Preventable Measures

Not sure you understand the full scope of sexual assault? Educate yourself.