Good Guys do Good Things While we try to limit the television our sons consume, the tube has already influenced their early interpretations of what is good and bad in the world. The shows they watch, for example, all have good and bad characters. Any show must have these elements—that’s the drama of storytelling. What’s…
If you follow me on Facebook, you may have seen my very raw, real, and emotional video about the bullying and personal attacks that have happened to me over the past few weeks. I wanted to reach out and THANK each and every one of you that took the time to comment on the video or send me a…
Become Your Own Best Friend and give up your past hurts
This is what happens when you look for a hero instead of being one yourself.
Why this Total Parent Fail? My eldest son has some aversion to putting on his shoes by himself. He stresses over slipping his foot in, pulling the Velcro strap over, adjusting the fit. It’s all a major drama, and I sometimes resort to bribes—a coin or a piece of candy. The other afternoon, I had…
Fed up with the constant harassment, Noah finally hauled off and let the punk have it.
What happens when we discuss a person’s words and actions instead of whether that person fits a label?
Teaching kids to solve conflicts by talking it out is great, but what happens when words don’t work? Carter Gaddis hopes for the best.
Jim Gray watches his all-time favorite Christmas Special with his daughter, and is taken aback by her insightfulness. When did things change?
It isn’t as simple as just turning off the computer. Here’s how you can help and why you should.
Gentlemen in Training The Case for Manners for Today’s Young Men – Part 2 Though I didn’t know it at the time, my first childhood best friend was also my first bully. We played well together for the most part, but as the years went on, his early crude but humorous behaviors eventually evolved into…
As a child, my elder brother used to beat the living crap outta me.
It seems bullying is a rite of passage for young people. What would happen if you met the person who bullied you today?
Walk into the future full of spontaneity, laughter, adventure, romance, and your freedom.
Some seriously outstanding parenting skills here.
“Locker room talk” is from a time when laissez-faire cruelty and profiting from injustice were the highest of male virtues. We must be better than that.