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'Gotcha Day,' Meeting Your Adopted Child

'Gotcha Day,' Meeting Your Adopted Child

Patrick Hicks  04.27.2015
Most parents go to a hospital to meet their child for the first time. My wife and I went to the Omaha airport, and it was there, shortly...
One Magic Moment

One Magic Moment

Rob Ashe  04.27.2015
While the two of them danced, Elsa walked over to have a conversation with our oldest. We explained that she wouldn't reply back, but Elsa...
On 10 Years Of Surviving Cancer As A Family

On 10 Years Of Surviving Cancer As A Family

Jim Higley  04.24.2015
I asked God for a year. OK, truthfully, I begged for 10. Because I wanted to be your father for as long as possible, until each of you...
Are We There Yet? The Forever-ness of Parenting

Are We There Yet? The Forever-ness of Parenting

Jason Graham-Nye  04.23.2015
Right up until last week, I really convinced myself that once son number two had finished school, I was pretty much done as a parent. In...
Douchebaggery And The Stay-at-Home Dad

Douchebaggery And The Stay-at-Home Dad

Christopher Noxon  04.23.2015
Even those rare guys who are completely at peace with their place in the family and world routinely bump up against assumptions that they...
What To Do When Your Life Hits A Plateau

What To Do When Your Life Hits A Plateau

Pete Wilgoren  04.23.2015
Maybe I can learn to embrace the flat spots in life, the place between the peaks and valleys. It's not a white surrender flag that there...
What Your Kid's Favorite Color Really Means

What Your Kid's Favorite Color Really Means

Mike Reynolds  04.22.2015
I did some digging into what a child's favorite color actually says about their identity, and the results are astounding.
Tips on How to Be the Best Youth Soccer Coach

Tips on How to Be the Best Youth Soccer Coach

Quora  04.21.2015
Organize your practices (Every player should have a ball, marked with the player's name, and be responsible for bringing it to practice....
Life Is Like Physics

Life Is Like Physics

Mark Baer  04.21.2015
What parents seem to forget when they are divorcing or their relationship is ending, is that children are expensive.
Parenting the Long Game

Parenting the Long Game

John Duffy, Psy.D.  04.20.2015
If you zoom in on a graph, you might see volatility, moment-to-moment, day-to-day. But when you step way, way back, zoom all the way out,...
How 'Frozen' Inspired My Preschooler to Learn Math

How 'Frozen' Inspired My Preschooler to Learn Math

Vikas Gupta  04.20.2015
She loves spending time singing "Let it Go," dressing up like Queen Elsa, and hearing made up stories about Elsa, Anna and their adventures....
State Senator Introduces Bill To Require Changing Diaper Tables In Men's Restrooms

State Senator Introduces Bill To Require Changing Diaper Tables In Men's Restrooms

Caroline Bologna  04.17.2015
New York state Sen. Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) wants to bring the call for potty parity into the political sphere. On April 17, Hoylman...
What's in a Name? A Tale of Prenatal Agony

What's in a Name? A Tale of Prenatal Agony

Paul Ratner  04.17.2015
I doubt parents a hundred years ago had access to 100,000 names at their fingertips. You named kids after your parents, royals or religious...