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The Letter I Gave My Daughter On Her 10th Birthday

The Letter I Gave My Daughter On Her 10th Birthday

03.14.2014
Your kindness, generosity, patience, willingness to love and to forgive, your powerful brain, uproarious sense of humor, sharp and quick...
Mothers vs. Fathers vs. Parents: Court Decision Banning Fathers From the Delivery Room Raises Questions for Alternative Families

Mothers vs. Fathers vs. Parents: Court Decision Banning Fathers From the Delivery Room Raises Questions for Alternative Families

03.14.2014
While the right to privacy is an unquestionable one, is there research that can inform us about early interactions between fathers and...
The Resemblance Between Dad And Baby Is Uncanny

The Resemblance Between Dad And Baby Is Uncanny

03.13.2014
Every new parent knows the joy that is ticking away milestones with creative photos. However, there is a reason that once the months become...
A Letter To My Son About The Only Good Reason To Get Married

A Letter To My Son About The Only Good Reason To Get Married

03.12.2014
Marriages become beautiful when two people embrace the only good reason to get married: to practice the daily sacrifice of their egos....
How I Got To Know My Dad After His Death

How I Got To Know My Dad After His Death

03.12.2014
My father remarked every time he saw our neighbor light up that he was driving another nail in his coffin. So I asked the kid next door...
An Open Letter To The 'Sh*tty' Teens

An Open Letter To The 'Sh*tty' Teens

03.11.2014
What Rachel Canning is going through is something I went through too. A lot of adults did and honestly, I would bet that your parents went...
10 Things A Pregnant Woman Deserves

10 Things A Pregnant Woman Deserves

03.11.2014
Being pregnant is hard on a woman both physically and mentally. It's something I can't experience. I can only observe. As a husband, I...
The Dadmissions B.E.A.U.T.Y. Project

The Dadmissions B.E.A.U.T.Y. Project

03.10.2014
My wife is our daughter's confidant and reassures her and is awesome. I try to reassure her as well and share my own struggles... but I'm...
What's a Mommy or a Daddy Anyway?

What's a Mommy or a Daddy Anyway?

03.10.2014
Our problem is that we have a tendency to put ourselves at a disadvantage through self-criticism that causes us to be defensive about the...
The Advice I Should Have Missed My Train To Give

The Advice I Should Have Missed My Train To Give

03.10.2014
Avoid bitterness. Let go of the things that people say or do out of ignorance. You would probably do the same thing if you didn't know...
The Profound Parenting Lesson I Learned From A Very Bad Day

The Profound Parenting Lesson I Learned From A Very Bad Day

03. 7.2014
My son's words were my own. His feelings were a manifestation of what he had silently observed and internalized his father doing only five...
My Husband Got a Standing Ovation at Starbucks

My Husband Got a Standing Ovation at Starbucks

03. 7.2014
It's nice to have a husband who isn't afraid to tackle the really difficult parenting tasks like preteen hairdos. Except when it isn't....
Volunteering When You Need to Just Say No

Volunteering When You Need to Just Say No

03. 7.2014
Saying no isn't always easy, but you CAN get better at it. Here are some tips on how to make peace with doing less.
Dear Son, It Was An Honor To Hold You

Dear Son, It Was An Honor To Hold You

03. 7.2014
Our precious Scotty... I miss you more than I've ever missed anything. We love you. We will honor you. We will be better parents and...