1. You can’t imagine going to see a movie longer than two hours and twenty minutes2. You’re trying to live by the “I can totally survive on five hours of sleep” mantra and failing miserably3. You recently purchased some new sport briefs because they’re more “comfortable” (really, they’re helping you fight gravity down there)4. You’ve…
There will be a moment when your child looks at you and asks, “Are you happy?” This happened to me just a while ago, when I was dressing my precocious three-year-old son. His emotional intelligence is already off the charts, and that little check in with me, his Daddy, a little rushed and irritated in…
We must examine what we believe and think about Men and Boys.
Like most young children continually confronted with an angry parent, some boys begin demonstrating these traits.
Little talks over time are better than one, big sitdown.
Mrs. Brady was empowered and liberated, and Mr. Brady did nothing to diminish her strength and her shine.
My Pop was a hard-nosed Italian who taught me work before play, restraint before revelry, and desire before doubt. “Come out of the gate strong”, he’d say.
This world needs men who will be strong leaders and gentle fathers and lovers. We need men who will stand up for what they believe in and be inspiringly confident while remaining humble too.
In looking at the source of my masculinity, I realise that its essence comes from my father.
Kieran Revell has words for his son.
Rob Watson learned a lot about bedwetting when he went through it with his son—including the debunking of several common myths.
I don’t think we can fathom what our sons in a Donald Trump America are likely to grow into.
It’s not just a matter of boys liking pink without qualifiers. It’s about adults reinforcing to our children that color matters, that certain colors in certain contexts are wrapped in shame, and we are safer when we hide our joy and vibrancy from the world around us.
1. MAKE A BUDGETA little extra time in your life bank feels just as good as a little extra cash in your wallet. So, imagine creating a daily or monthly budget where you designate amounts of time you need for certain activities. A visual look at what you currently spend your time on, and what…
Wanting your kid to not fall into the gender stereotype is as bad, to me, as wanting your kid to be exactly in line with the stereotype.
He knows that “different is good”. Here’s how to help him respond to the doubters.