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The All-Time Most Unoriginal Thought About Parenting

The All-Time Most Unoriginal Thought About Parenting

Andrew Knott  02. 3.2015
It finally happened last week. I finally had that moment of clarity and inspiration that wannabe writers dream about. That game-changing...
Goodnight Kisses And Consent: The Early Lessons

Goodnight Kisses And Consent: The Early Lessons

Mike Reynolds  02. 3.2015
So we offer up all the hugs we can possibly think of offering up and are gleeful when our kisses magically heal fake wounds on knees. Parent...
My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

David Lesser  02. 3.2015
It's easy to pretend that the phrases "girly girl" or "boys will be boys" don't exist or don't mean anything, but they do. Whatever the...
20 Things Parents Forget At The Grocery Store

20 Things Parents Forget At The Grocery Store

Chris Cate  02. 3.2015
Toddlers can miss their mouth with a chicken nugget four out of five times, but they can throw a sock in the lobster tank from 15 feet...
10 Things Every Parent Is Doing Right

10 Things Every Parent Is Doing Right

Meredith Ethington  02. 2.2015
Parenting is hard. Some days it sucks, and yes, some days we mess up. But remember the most important thing -- you're doing the best you...
Why I Will Never Carpe Diem Again

Why I Will Never Carpe Diem Again

Josh Misner, Ph.D.  02. 2.2015
When we let go and stop trying to force our days to bend to our stubborn wills, the moments that make our days worthy of remembering will...
Dear Dad, You're Doing It All Wrong (A Letter To Myself)

Dear Dad, You're Doing It All Wrong (A Letter To Myself)

Kelly M. Flanagan  02. 2.2015
Dad, your kids don't need you to help them live the fullest life; they need you to help them find the deepest life. You don't have to show...
What An At-Home Parent Is Really Worth

What An At-Home Parent Is Really Worth

Bret Spears  02. 2.2015
Being a stay-at-home dad, I have man-danced a time or two with insecurities about (not) making that sweet coin. Stacking paper. Procuring...
Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

Cynthia Catania  01.30.2015
While on a "bucketlist" style adventure from South East Asia to Melbourne, Australia, I decided to document my experiences and exercise...
The Dad with the Butterfly Tattoo

The Dad with the Butterfly Tattoo

Brian Horn  01.29.2015
The tattoo tells the story of my journey with my son Jackson through the chrysalis of a butterfly (the butterfly is also the international...
An Open Letter To Apple From Parents Everywhere

An Open Letter To Apple From Parents Everywhere

Tammy Kahn Fennell  01.29.2015
We want to use your products, we just don't want our children to keep losing them... because looking for something nearly as thin as a...
How 12 Koalas Taught Me To Talk About Life As a Parent

How 12 Koalas Taught Me To Talk About Life As a Parent

Bobby McMahon  01.29.2015
We haven't been parents that long, but already we've learned the heretofore secret way that parents sometimes just look at each other and...
20 More Mom Confessions About F'ed Up Things Their Kids Have Done

20 More Mom Confessions About F'ed Up Things Their Kids Have Done

Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee  01.29.2015
If your resolution was to be a little more zen about the whole parenting thing this year, we think these stories will give you a good boost...
About a Boy

About a Boy

Stephen Gray Wallace  01.27.2015
Children and teenagers know about sex, think about sex and act on their biological and psychological urges to try it -- or to at least...