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My son Jacob is on the precipice of speaking English. It’s like he’s not interested in the boatload of responsibility we’ll throw his way when he can talk. Really, I don’t blame him.
“I don’t know why this statement fills me with disgust,” writes Patrick Quinn
A stay-at-home dad joins a group for mothers and wonders why he didn’t do it sooner.
Patrick Quinn gives a few tips to those stuck in the nightmare scenario that is traveling with small children.
Niel Vuolo needed something to pass on to his son, so he bought him something sharp.
Fivel Rothberg’s son thinks Satan is cooler than God. What’s the big deal?
What kind of influence does music hold over our lives? How about the lives of our children?
There is nothing shameful about our bodies, so why do we teach our children otherwise?
CJ Kaplan explains how some of his greatest love affairs have been with books.
A poem for raising a boy.
Kids’ clothing shouldn’t make a statement, David Zweig writes, especially if it’s the parents who’re making it.
Times have changed. The birds and the bees talk isn’t what it once was. We can either wax poetic, or adapt with the times.
Charlie Capen attempts to decipher his toddler’s language, and finds that such attempts hold little promise for success—or clarity.
When you’re peeing and your son starts washing his hair with urinal water, Andy Herald writes, there’s not much you can do.
Joel Schwartzberg says it’s not fair for kid flicks to make divorce the ultimate tragedy.