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Dad's Message Goes Out To Every Father Who's Been Called A 'Babysitter'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.22.2016 | Parents

After being called his wife’s third kid, one dad is calling out harmful stereotypes about fathers. Charlie Capen of How To Be a Dad wrote an open le...

What's New on Mars: Triangle Monkey Butt

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

The newest name-it-and-claim-it-in-space game, a Uwingu/Mars One partnership, invites the public to participate in naming the 500,000 unnamed craters on Mars. Five dollars gets you a small crater; the big bucks buy you more.

The Year My Father Stayed Home With Me

Charlie Capen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Charlie Capen

We've entered an era of "parenting," not just motherhood and fatherhood as these distinct, opaque examples of how to be masculine and feminine. We're self-defining what a family looks like and how it behaves.

Leaning Together: Women Can't Lean In At Work Unless Men Do At Home

Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.16.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

All the talk about "leaning in" at work, inevitably leads to the subject of leaning in at home. You can't be equal at the office unless you are equal outside of it.  

Three Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 11.07.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jim Griffioen dazzles (again) with his creative kid costumes, Charlie Capen looks back on his child-fearing days and Kristen...

Mom And Dad Blogs We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.26.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Jim Griffioen shares his family's adventures and misadventures on a recent trip to Italy, a toy laptop brings Charlie Capen ...