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Five Non-Existent Parenting Classes That Should Totally Exist

Five Non-Existent Parenting Classes That Should Totally Exist

Tom Burns brainstorms some out-of-the-box continuing education classes that modern dads might find valuable.

11 Unconventional Lullabies Dads Should Sing to Their Kids

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Are you looking for some new material at lullaby time? Jeff Bogle has got you covered!

Paralyzed by Choice: 5 Ways to Help the Adult Teen Get Unstuck

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David Stanley looks at the problem of too many choices for adult teens and offers suggestions for how to solve that problem.

You Don’t Need To Thank Me For Father’s Day

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Robert Duffer has taught his kids some things and showed them others. And he wants nothing more than to hang on to every moment of those experiences.

Thunderstruck: Part 3

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Can a man still fall in love with a car? Jason Kapcala writes of growing up in the ’90s: “My generation was probably one of the last to view mobility as a literal concept … that mobility is something I crave now more than ever.”

The Invisible World of Rural Black America

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Lola Rainey joins two septuagenarian relatives for a Texas road trip through a vanishing America.

Cheers to Love: 22 Kiss-Friendly New Year’s Eve Date Ideas

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Try one of these date ideas to kickstart your new year with your significant other!

Road Trip: Tips for Making Lifetime Memories

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Jay Palter takes his 9 year olds on a summer road trip the whole family will appreciate now and remember, always.

The Joy of the Solo Roadtrip

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A vehicle and an open road. A destination without a fixed itinerary. Why does this excite Jay Palter so?

AM Gold

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CJ Kaplan tries to foist the music of the 70′s on his unsuspecting children.

Not So Bueno: Taco Bell’s New Dorito Taco

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Jamie Reidy reviews the latest product from Pepsi Co.’s Mexican fast food chain.

Homo’s Odyssey

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An unexpected breakdown on a family trip gave William Lucas Walker and his husband a chance to teach their kids what real family values are.

On the Road Again: Tales From the Heart(land)

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As Delani Miner reaches the end of her cross-country road trip, she also reaches some conclusions about love and relationships.

On the Road Again: Hometown Interlude

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After staying with her parents for two weeks, Delani Miner asks if staying married, despite significant challenges, is an admirable feat?

Sunshine Highway

You were up all night at the Captain’s Table drinking Tanqueray gin by the old piano Playing cards and smoking cigars ’til the sun came up Dropkick Murphys   Usually on Music Monday I share a song with you and tell you what the lyrics of a song mean to me and I ramble on […]