One Retail Worker’s View of Christmas

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Has this Holiday season got you down? Do you feel that everyone around you has lost the true Christmas spirit? You’re not alone.

Who Needs to Shop on Thanksgiving?

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Holidays are for quality time with family and friends, sharing good food, laughter, love and joy, not for shopping.

10 Ways To Learn More About Your Intimate Other

The more I know about you the closer I feel.

Steven Lake realizes the more he learns about his partner, the more he learns about himself.

Real Men Smell like Anarchy, Not Strawberries


At what point in our development as men did we collectively decide that it was considered too feminine to smell like a flower, or a fruit, or a vegetable?

Avoid New Stuff


Leo Babauta has a list of 7 things you should consider before buying a new item.

Consumerism vs. Minimalism


Why are we working so hard in order to buy so much, to have so much, to be burdened and cluttered by so much?

I Think, Maybe, I Just Got Profiled… As a Dad?

I Think, Maybe, I Just Got Profiled... As a Dad?

Cort Ruddy just wanted to buy some paper plates, but instead had his first experience with being profiled as a stereotypical “dad”

50 Tips for Grocery Shopping


Lifestyle guru Leo Babauta shares how he grocery shops for his family

I Bag My Own Groceries

I can make comments or take action.

Uzi Peretz shares an experience of ego, pride, and (ultimately) humility.

A Few of Our Favorite Things: The Dads & Families Holiday Gift Guide

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Christmas is next week, and you have shopping to do. I’ve got some suggestions.

Buycott Phone App Helps You Make Ethical Purchases


Voting with your feet just got a whole lot easier.

Black Friday Brings Out the Worst in Human Beings


Nathan Graziano was just coming around to believe in the altruistic and kind nature of humanity during the holiday season. Then Black Friday came along.

Could You Help Me Please, My Condoms Won’t Scan

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Carl Bosch admits to not being handy with the things that would make him seem more manly….and less embarrassed.

I Am ‘That’ Man With ‘That’ Kid

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As a young man, Eric Robillard thought he had it all figured out. Years later, karma caught up with him, and he became ‘that’ man.

Parenting on a Budget or the Lack Thereof

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You can’t buy happiness, and I’m not one to put a price on it; however, I am open to leasing options. For the children.

Dads & Families Weekend Roundup: Oct. 28 – Nov. 1

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It’s the weekend! Enjoy a quick look back at all of the awesome we packed into one little week!