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6 Things From My Elementary School Days I Wish My Kids Could Experience

6 Things From My Elementary School Days I Wish My Kids Could Experience

Aaron Gouveia  10. 7.2014
I figured a lot had changed since I was in school, but getting my son's first report card threw me for the biggest loop.
Navy SEAL's Intimidating Rules For Dating His Daughter Go Viral

Navy SEAL's Intimidating Rules For Dating His Daughter Go Viral

Caroline Bologna  10. 6.2014
Retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell became famous after his harrowing experience during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan, which became...
Why I Never Tell My Sons To 'Be A Man'

Why I Never Tell My Sons To 'Be A Man'

Joe DeProspero  10. 6.2014
It's not that the phrase is abusive, it's that the phrase is limiting -- and frankly, confusing for a small child. Be a man? What does...
15 Things All Dads Of Daughters Should Know

15 Things All Dads Of Daughters Should Know

Justin Ricklefs  10. 3.2014
Having daughters is one of the greatest joys I could imagine. We have a saying at our house that goes like this, "I love you more today...
When it Comes to Corporal Punishment, Just Don't Do It

When it Comes to Corporal Punishment, Just Don't Do It

Daniel Griffin, Ph.D.  10. 3.2014
Desired behaviors are more likely to be learned by kids as worthwhile in their own right, not adopted under threat of harm.
Parenting On Different Pages

Parenting On Different Pages

GalTime  10. 3.2014
When you say no, they run to him because they know he will say yes. They finally begin to follow the rules, but he never follows, let alone...
Why I Want My Daughter To Curse

Why I Want My Daughter To Curse

Lorne Jaffe  10. 2.2014
I'm not ready for Sienna to have her mom's sailor mouth, but eventually, when she's a teen, I don't want her to be afraid of speaking the...
An Argument For and Against Eating Your Cute Fat Baby

An Argument For and Against Eating Your Cute Fat Baby

Kim Bongiorno  10. 2.2014
The following is based on an actual conversation about eating babies. Don't act like you haven't had one of those.
10 Parenting Milestones You Should Laugh And Not Cry About

10 Parenting Milestones You Should Laugh And Not Cry About

Chris Cate  10. 1.2014
If any milestone is deserving of a page in a scrapbook, it's the first time a parent sleeps for more than seven consecutive hours, whether...
Taller, Faster, Stronger: Little Boys Love Hierarchies

Taller, Faster, Stronger: Little Boys Love Hierarchies

Kevin Hartnett  09.30.2014
For a while now, the boys have had hierarchies on their minds: faster, stronger, taller, sharper. They're trying to order the world within...
My First Night Alone With Three Kids

My First Night Alone With Three Kids

Clint Edwards  09.30.2014
I knew that just one month ago, before we had Aspen, I could've easily handled this situation, but now, trying to hold a crying baby, while...
Why I Taught My Daughter To Punch

Why I Taught My Daughter To Punch

Ken Harbaugh  09.30.2014
Never let anyone tell you what a woman can and cannot do. And should someone make fun of how little girls hit, offer to teach them.
Positive Divorce: Upward and Onward After Splitting Up

Positive Divorce: Upward and Onward After Splitting Up

John McElhenney  09.30.2014
Even when you feel like you're not getting through to them, you are. The support they feel just from your check-ins cannot be underestimated....
One Fish, Two Fish, Dead Fish, New Fish

One Fish, Two Fish, Dead Fish, New Fish

Cort Ruddy  09.29.2014
Over the next three months, I went to Pet Smart as often as Norm went to Cheers. The staff would greet me with, "Want the usual?" I became...