I Don’t Have a Father

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Jordan Becker didn’t get what he needed from a father. But he’s going to make a great dad.

A Dad is Shocked to Find Out That He Has Been a Role Model for His Daughters

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Dad Matt did not intend to be a single parent. He did intend to be a role model for his sons. Here is what happened on the day he realized he had become one for his daughters.

8 Powerful Ways To Mold Your Children Into Leaders

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Emotional intelligence expert Dr. Travis Bradberry offers practical parenting tips for teaching your kids leadership skills.

A Gamer Dad Shares the 5 Great Things You Don’t Know that Minecraft is Teaching Your Kids

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Are your kids obsessed with Minecraft? This gamer dad will show you how it is a good thing.

Waking Up from the Dreams of Our Fathers

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Edgar Wilson examines what it means to redefine role models for modern youth.

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel, and the Importance of Personal Heroes

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What Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional monologue about David Letterman tells us about the importance of personal heroes.

The Men I Gained From the Men That Left

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Natalie Vartanian shares how the male role models she’s lost have created space for the healthy, empowering male role models she’s gained.

A Role Model For Going Beyond Race: Sydney Leroux

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Inspired by Black History Month, Sydney Leroux, the multiracial rising star of US Women’s National Soccer Team, opened up about her own racial identity: “There is no more normal . . . we are all just people floating around the universe.”

Athletes Behaving Badly, and How We Can Make A Change

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2015 needs to be a better year for gender relations and men behaving badly. Nick Ward gives us a clue how, and he wants your help.

Resolutions, Because of the Man Box

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Falling back on male stereotypes to excuse behavior needs to change. Aaron W. Voyles shares New Year’s Resolutions that come from his work with college men.

10 Essential Life Lessons From A Fallen Father

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Wade McDowell may have lost the battle for his life, but everyone can learn essential lessons from him to be the best parents and people possible.

What’s In a Role Model?

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Sami Jankins suggests it’s time we start reexamining the qualities that make up who we want as today’s role models

‘The Walking Dead’s’ Daryl Dixon is a Good Man Among Zombies

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Brandy Pettigrew’s whole family watches AMC’s zombiefest. Why? For the good men, of course.

How Do We Stop Boys from Killing Themselves? A Prose Poem

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In Recognition of September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Could the answer be…literature?

Really, Who Are My Role Models?

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Matt Kohn just wants someone to look up to.

Why I Needed To Become A Big Brother

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LeRon Barton thought that boys needed to be toughened up, until he started mentoring one. My mother had always told me when I was younger, “If you’re not helping out, then you are not doing anything,” and that had stuck with me for a long time. From volunteering in soup kitchens, tutoring people in computer […]