30 Years Ago, 30 Years to Go: from Dad to Sons

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Joe Medler is as far from 11 as he is from 71 and wants his sons to know a few things about life.

How I’m Raising My Sons To Be Feminist

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Nothing can really prepare you for being a parent. And there is no damn way anything can prepare you for being a step-parent.

Dealing With Dad

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It was a “gift” they weren’t expecting but have come to fully understand.

Lessons From the Most Inspiring Man I’ve Ever Met

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His dad survived the German occupation, war, and a host of other struggles. He taught him these invaluable lessons. — Who is it who inspires you the most? A Rock Star? An Olympian? A Philosopher? Who’s your hero? I don’t recall my Dad talking about his goals. My hero is my Dad. He’s a man […]

The Other Voices in Your Son’s Life …. and Why You Should Be Thankful for Them

The Other Voices by Tafari Anthony

Mike Berry is grateful for all the others who are helping him bring out the man inside his son.

5 Lessons Dads Should Consider Teaching Their Boys

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This father says there are important lessons each of us should consider teaching our boys to develop into confident men. — When I was a child, I remember building forts in the woods, going fishing, keeping a watch for gators on our boating expedition, and getting into trouble. I did what boys do. Now, we […]

I Can’t Not Feel This

How Can I Not by Chris Pizzitola

Cabot O’Callaghan captures that moment when the tidal wave of life takes you under, and you surface, grateful to be alive.

My Son Is A Loser (And So Am I)

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Douglas Gertner’s son tends to misplace quite a few things, but…sometimes, so does he.

10 Ways to Make it Through Your Son’s Teen Years…Without Killing Each Other

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Either he’ll never leave the house or he’ll never be home. Whichever it is, you’ll wish it was the other. Savor the time he’s there instead of lamenting the time he isn’t.

9 Things Every Woman Wants the Father of Her Children to Do

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Grand gestures are great, but it’s the little things that win your family’s heart.  — They’re made tackling each other in the back yard. Parenting requires big tasks. It’s a heavy job. Sometimes moms and dads can get overwhelmed by the huge responsibilities that lie in this position. While the big things are critical, sometimes […]

Passing Down Wisdom: Father to Son

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Fathers have incredible gifts of wisdom to confer upon their soon-to-be-launched sons. Here’s how I gave my son these gifts upon his graduation.

Three Words From Dad That Changed My Life

Three Words from Dad by Barney Moss

Adam Patrick Kindilien knows a father’s advice can be priceless, and he’s grateful for the gift.

Why I Would Never Circumcise My Son

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As a feminist, I believe in consent and autonomy for all bodies — not just women’s bodies.

How Our Three Boys Raised Us

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They bought all the books and thought they were prepared. Their children had other plans. — As the parents of three boys, our life is anything but boring. We have wanted nothing more than to be a good mother and father. We wanted, actually needed, to do everything right. We bought all the popular books […]

My Son Wore A Dress To School Today

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Doug Gertner’s 15 year old son wore a dress to the second day of school. Here’s how he reacted.