Ralph Savarese’s son, DJ, will be the first nonspeaking person with autism to live in college dorms—and the first ever to attend a school as highly selective as Oberlin.
Bill Girouard’s son Teddy introduces him to Barack Obama and teaches him enduring lessons of patience.
Andrew Cotto loses his son in a museum—and finds a new approach to being a good dad.
Suzanne Rosenwasser works hard to keep her students from fighting and dropping out, but she can’t catch them all.
Puberty is difficult enough. Imagine going through it when you’re nine
Starring resident bluesman Todd Mauldin and his son.
Renee Suzanne Cole will do whatever it takes to give her children the opportunities they deserve.
John Tuttle reflects on the challenges of keeping boys focused on future success.
Colin Berry wonders whether building a soap box derby racer was his brother’s last best chance at escaping his fate.
When you’re an addict, “It’s not that you don’t care. It’s that you don’t care enough.”
In the latest installment of “Believing in Boys,” Suzanne looks for new ways to engage her class. If only there were a standardized test for paper football.
My mind goes to the dark places I work so hard to fight against: tumor, cancer, six months to live, eight months, eight years …
It can be tough to connect with your teen, but try one of these activities to ward off being the uncool parent.