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The Beginning of the Rainbow

The Beginning of the Rainbow

07.15.2014
Kids cannot develop a worldview if the world is kept from them and they cannot learn empathy if they are unaware of the struggles of others...
Another Open Letter to My Daughter, The Returning Camper

Another Open Letter to My Daughter, The Returning Camper

07.14.2014
Rather than writing you another letter full of fatherly advice that at this point you would probably ignore anyway, I thought I'd tell...
My Son Wears Dresses, And That's OK With Me

My Son Wears Dresses, And That's OK With Me

07.14.2014
If my son is gay, so be it. Maybe he is. Maybe he's not. Maybe he'll be a cross dresser. Maybe not. I have no control over any of...
Why Richard Linklater Cast His Own Daughter In 'Boyhood'

Why Richard Linklater Cast His Own Daughter In 'Boyhood'

Emma Mustich  07.11.2014
Richard Linklater's new movie is called "Boyhood," but it follows the evolution of an entire family (not just its main character, Mason,...
The Omnivore Dad's Dilemma

The Omnivore Dad's Dilemma

07.11.2014
Ugh. Why couldn't she just give up television? Or discover punk rock music? Or become a Mets fan?
8 Science-Backed Reasons Why Dads Deserve More Credit

8 Science-Backed Reasons Why Dads Deserve More Credit

Rebecca Adams  07.11.2014
Yes, dads are more involved in their childrens' lives than ever. But that doesn't mean they're not still the butt of almost every parenting...
Emotional Ad Reminds Scared New Parents Of The Only Thing Their Babies Really Need

Emotional Ad Reminds Scared New Parents Of The Only Thing Their Babies Really Need

Jessica Samakow  07.10.2014
The message of a new cellphone commercial out of Thailand is clear -- technology will never replace love. But the storyline DTAC uses to...
F*ck Milestones

F*ck Milestones

07.10.2014
No, it isn't the Olympics. But if you can stop yourself from getting caught up in "milestone" fever, and enjoy each moment without stressing...
39 Reasons Why My Son Won't Eat Dinner

39 Reasons Why My Son Won't Eat Dinner

07. 9.2014
My 4-year-old son has a new reason every day for why he won't eat.
You're In Charge Of Your Body. I Still Get To Make Rules.

You're In Charge Of Your Body. I Still Get To Make Rules.

07. 9.2014
Here's the problem with shirts and bumper stickers and sound bites. They boil everything down into a simple digestible message that, while...
How to Live With Children: How to Have a Conversation at Dinner

How to Live With Children: How to Have a Conversation at Dinner

07. 8.2014
Dan: Okay Trixie, after dinner, you're going to have your poop try. T: (very enthusiastically) Okay!
It's the Relationship That Heals

It's the Relationship That Heals

07. 7.2014
Being a perfect parent wasn't necessary. Being a near-perfect parent wasn't necessary either. What was required was a fierce focus on nurturing...
How To Threaten Your Children Effectively

How To Threaten Your Children Effectively

07. 7.2014
Kids really don't care at all about what happens in the future unless by "the future" you mean the next eight seconds.
11 Things I Want My Son To Know About Marriage

11 Things I Want My Son To Know About Marriage

07. 2.2014
You are not the only one with an opinion. Sometimes it's best to just shut up and listen. You might learn something.