What I Learned From Interviewing My Grandfather

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I want to share this with you in case you no longer have your grandfather alive or to inspire you to dig a little bit into the lives of your grandparents while you have the chance.

Not with my Daughter

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Our children grow up, they do what we did, it’s all part of the circle of life.

The Growth of Grief

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Andrew Eldredge explores the time it takes to heal and move on.

8 Pieces of Advice Nobody Else Will Give You About College

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What every guy needs to know about college and future possibilities.

Are Participation Trophies Sending the Wrong Message to Our Children?

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Maybe the answer is to place meaning and emphasis on values rather than a trophy.

A Midlife Dad Struggles With Letting Go Of His Adult Son And Why

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Three important lessons every father should learn to help avoid the inevitable.

When I Take a Picture of My Son’s Smile, I Miss His Actual Smile

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Matt Brennan knows technology makes his life easier. But it also makes it easier for him to disengage with real life.

The Best Advice My Dad Has Ever Given Me

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His dad taught him this lesson that changed his outlook on life. — My dad was telling me about the day he had become the manager at his current company when I was visiting my hometown during the holiday season. He said that he could have allowed the doubt to overtake him. He had been […]

What My Dad Taught Me About Love

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His dad’s life shouted “I love you” without saying the words.

The Single Most Important Trait in Raising Happy Kids

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His father taught him through his example. That’s how he’s teaching his children. — You’re a natural sponge. This isn’t a process you have to learn, or something you can force. Don’t have a sit-down meeting with your friends and discuss the ways they should help you grow. That would be crazy. This is a […]

Why Hugs Don’t Heal

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Drama was her life growing up. Nothing prepared her for raising boys.

Hey Man! Who are You?

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This man says it’s time to get rid of the external noise and get honest about who you are and what you want.

A Letter From One Son To All Dads

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No matter what he did, his father didn’t understand his lifestyle choices. Here’s what he did.

The Day My Dad Told Me He Had Cancer

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He was so busy with “his life.” What his dad told him that day woke him up to what’s important and changed his life.

I, Robot

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Joy Ladin offers a bittersweet remembrance of a father who loved and was loved from a distance.

Coming of Age for Boys

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Teaching boys to become men starts long before they reach eighteen. — In a world that eats boys’ self-worth for sport, fathers have the power to validate a young man’s arrival into adulthood. Coming of age is a legal term stipulating at 18 or 21 years old when adolescents are no longer considered minors and […]