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What I Gained From Having A Sister And No Brothers

What I Gained From Having A Sister And No Brothers

Joe DeProspero  11.18.2014
By having a sister, I developed an early respect for the opposite sex I may not have if I had been an only child or one of three brothers....
Giving Thanks for the Second Nature of First Responders

Giving Thanks for the Second Nature of First Responders

Vincent O'Keefe  11.18.2014
As I glanced up the stairs, the crowd of tweens suddenly parted and down rolled this jacket-clad snowball of a boy right at me. Luckily,...
7 Things I Stopped Worrying About As A Parent

7 Things I Stopped Worrying About As A Parent

Jeff Bogle  11.18.2014
Stop fretting over every decision and quit judging yourself against the people of the Internet. Half that crap is Photoshopped, anyway....
How Keira Knightley's Breasts Inspired Our Family Body Image Talk

How Keira Knightley's Breasts Inspired Our Family Body Image Talk

Mike Reynolds  11.17.2014
I think her anti-Photoshopping statement, coming from someone more commonly referred to as "too skinny" than "too large," means as much...
I Am A Dad With Stage 4 Lung Cancer, And Here's What I Know Now

I Am A Dad With Stage 4 Lung Cancer, And Here's What I Know Now

Oren Miller  11.17.2014
Sadness is inevitable -- I'm only human, and trying too hard to rise above it only hurts more. But I do accept. I accept that life is finite,...
How to Be a More Mindful Parent

How to Be a More Mindful Parent

Cliff Hsia  11.14.2014
Being a mindful parent starts by being present for your children -- physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
My Wife Almost Died. Twice.

My Wife Almost Died. Twice.

Scott Valins  11.14.2014
We slowly developed an ability to vocalize, to be open and to share the pain. As much as family and friends were there for us, the only...
Your Kids Are So Lucky to Have Such Wonderful Parents!

Your Kids Are So Lucky to Have Such Wonderful Parents!

Christopher Thangaraj  11.14.2014
First, my children (or anyone's children) should never hear they're lucky someone loves them and cares for them. That should be a given...
Sorry, But I'm Not Saying Sorry Anymore

Sorry, But I'm Not Saying Sorry Anymore

Pete Wilgoren  11.13.2014
How many times do you say "sorry" each day? And I'm not just talking about the word. Skip the word itself. How many times a day do you...
You Don't Have To Have Sex With Your Husband Every Night

You Don't Have To Have Sex With Your Husband Every Night

David Lesser  11.13.2014
I'm not saying you definitely shouldn't have a daily slap-and-tickle session with your partner. I don't know you. Why would I give you...
The Best Way To Learn Tolerance? Raise A Teenager

The Best Way To Learn Tolerance? Raise A Teenager

Edwin Leap, MD  11.13.2014
Tolerance is the word we now use to say, "you have to agree with my views." However, as one sees with teenagers, tolerance in truth means...
Things We Won't Tell Your Mother

Things We Won't Tell Your Mother

Andy Bellin  11.12.2014
For the most part, we are a very happy family. But I realized then that my fear of doing some indelible future damage to my boys had put...
A Working Father's Response

A Working Father's Response

Thomas E. Perez  11.12.2014
So much has changed in recent decades -- the influx of women into the workforce, modernizing gender roles, new family structures -- and...
In Defense Of The Older Parent

In Defense Of The Older Parent

Dan Szczesny  11.11.2014
I'm not a young man. I have 20 years of experience, education and hard knocks behind me. I paid my dues and now my kids will benefit because...