GMP Dad’s Workshop— How to Handle Miscarriages When You are the Dad

Miscarriages happen all the time and they are awful. Dads often stand back feeling powerless, but this can make it a lot worse. Here are four things we can do to support ourselves and our partners through the devastation of miscarriages.

Why a Life With Pain Means a Life With Greatness

Lancelot Kirby believes pain is a gift and leads to greater joy, deeper thought, and a more fulfilling life.

Why Did God Take My Baby? Dealing With Life’s Most Devastating Loss

The sky was crying. It was an unusually misty day in Joplin, Missouri, as they laid my Angel in her grave. A friend dropped a single red rose on top of the half-sized casket. It was done. My baby was gone.

The Death of Emmett Till: The Movement of a Generation

Is one boy’s death still relevant to our existence fifty-five years after he was killed? Keith Beauchamp thinks so, and he’s on a mission to show the world why.

How to Be The Best Dad In The World to Your Daughters

One month ago, my dad left our physical world to be with us from the other side. He was a good man and the best dad I could have hoped for.

What We Can Learn From Falling

Katie Vessel uses the metaphor of falling to develop a philosophy of resilience.

How to Be There When Someone Is Grieving

A friend’s unimaginable loss led Ty Phillips to reflect on his Buddhist training—and to appreciate his own blessings.

Stay With the Pain, Don’t Shut It Out

Not all of Tyler Durden’s advice in Fight Club was sound, but this piece has merit.

Ultimate Frisbee, Family, and A Way of Life

Father and son Robert and Ian Zeitlin team up – both as authors and on the ultimate frisbee field – to show just why Ultimate Frisbee is so special.

Are You Raising Resilient Kids?

Psychotherapist Mel Schwartz helps parents push past the obstacles to raising strong, self-sufficient children.

Three Days and Four Choices

Jason Pockrandt tells the story of how he lost his father at 17.

The Simple Message That Brought a Middle School Class to Tears

Former pro wrestler turned anti-bullying crusader Marc Mero puts to rest once and for all the idea that men don’t have emotions.

They Loved Their Son So Much, They Killed Their Daughter: a Requiem for Leelah

The death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn has stunned America and leaves many questions. Writer Rob Watson compares the reaction to that of the slain Matthew Shepard, and pays tribute to a young life, gone too soon.

How to Recover From the Worst Year of Your Life

10 years ago T. J. Sullivan had his worst year ever. What he learned about resilience became a road map for facing challenges.

Sometimes, All You Can Do is Hug Your Kids

It’s been two years since Pete Wilgoren covered the Newtown, CT tragedy for a news station. He takes us back to how he felt that day and what he did.

How to Be a Dad After the Loss of a Child

Adam Crawford’s daughter passed away when she was nine months old. This is what he’s learned about moving forward, as a father and as a man, after an unspeakable tragedy.