As a single mother, I was in a unique position to have candid conversations with my son that many parents—mothers and fathers—shy away from.
A mother evaluates her adult son’s misogyny and her contribution to his attitudes and behaviors.
How a 25-year sentence in the heart of Mississippi taught me the truth about institutional racism.
Music helped ease the pain of this fatherless daughter. Learning to co-parent with her husband was then a welcome challenge.
When my beautiful daughter came into this world, I decided I didn’t want to hold onto that spite for my father anymore.
Emotional Connection and the City: where have the good men gone?
Why would the “new guy” be scared of fathering another man’s children?—Once upon a time, I was on Twitter lamenting about not finding love. I was saying how I attract emotionally unavailable men. Out of nowhere, this dude that I have never interacted with comes along and replies:“Children scare men.”It took me a moment to…
Jenny Kanevsky isn’t flip about the downside of divorce. But she’s managed to find the upside, too.
Twice is nice, but not when it comes to divorce. Dawn Elyse Warden shares the heartbreak of second separation.
Vinnie Wong grew up without a father, but it wasn’t util he became an adult himself that he realized the affect it had on his entire life.
Warren Blumenfeld implants his current political awareness into his mind when he was a little boy writing a letter to Santa.
Dennis Milam Bensie discusses a relationship of a different time period, but an issue still very present in our current culture.
In his latest story collection, writer David Ebenbach plumbs the depths of parenthood
Jake DiMare reflects on his mom, 5 years after her passing.
“Modern Family” and “The Kids Are All Right” are turning the spotlight on positive gay families. Could single moms use another “Erin Brockovich”?