How often do we play to the default premise being “dad sees boy with doll, dad freaks out because boys don’t play with dolls, dad gives kid a superhero instead and points him at something to shoot.” Let’s stop that.
In a world of conflicting images, Mike Reynolds explores how to teach his children to find the amazing in their bodies even as he struggles to like his own.
Mike Reynolds digs deep into the fabricated war, and tells us what is behind the phrase “Happy Holidays.”
When he read the American 5 worst treats for Halloween, this dad laughed at the U.S. privilege. He thinks Canada can beat us out for the worst, and he sets out to prove it.
Dad Mike Reynolds thought he was asking a simple little question to his youngest daughter, “What do you want to go as this Halloween?” Then she told him.
Does your daughter want to go as a pilot, fireman or policeman, something of which to aspire? Tough. They’re all for boys. Unless she is a sex kitten. One dad loses a gasket over the gender divide that is Halloween Costumes.
Troubled by a t-shirt slogan and what it represents, Mike Reynolds explores the prospect of his daughters dating down the road.
I don’t call myself a feminist, because I’ve been part of the problem far more frequently than I’ve been part of any solution to equality.
Mike Reynolds considers the online gall and outrage surrounding the recent “Play-Doh penis” controversy and wonders what’s really getting parents so agitated.
Mike Reynolds discusses how Keira Knightley’s recent provocative stance against photoshopped images made him consider his own body image anxieties and how he hopes his daughters will feel about their bodies in the future.
Mike Reynolds considers the hypothetical extremes—the pros, cons, and everything in between—of deciding whether or not to give his five-year-old daughter her first allowance.
Mike Reynolds isn’t buying into recent arguments that allege that it’s unseemly to use the word “date” to describe the time he spends with his daughters.
Mike Reynolds discusses the reasons why parents should always make sure that their kids have safe places to read.
Every parent has a secret list of things they wish they could be doing better. This is Mike Reynolds’ list…
In lieu of a present, Mike Reynolds offers his daughters some words of advice on International Women’s Day
Mike Reynolds looks back on his Christmas Morning and the five simple rules that helped him enjoy his holiday to the fullest.