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What I Want My Son to Know About Love

What I Want My Son to Know About Love

Camia Gavin  02.13.2015
It made me realize that there's a lot to learn about love, more than paper hearts, candy, and silly marketing, and that there's also a...
Poor Body Image: It's Not Just For Girls Anymore

Poor Body Image: It's Not Just For Girls Anymore

The Next Family  02.12.2015
When my daughter was born, I was ready. I had my facts straight and knew exactly how I wanted my daughter to feel about her body. To think...
My Promise To Girls As The Mother Of Boys

My Promise To Girls As The Mother Of Boys

Jennifer Lizza  02.10.2015
I am a mom. I was once a little girl who grew into an awkward teenager and eventually into a confident woman. I am now a mom of two young...
5 Lessons Boys Should Learn From Their Moms

5 Lessons Boys Should Learn From Their Moms

The Doctors  02. 6.2015
I am a doctor, medical news correspondent, and daytime TV co-host, but the single most important title I have is "Mom." My son is 16 years...
How Many Moms Does It Take To Draw a Heart?

How Many Moms Does It Take To Draw a Heart?

Ashley Allen  02. 4.2015
This week, one of my 5-year-old twin boys and I sat down to do arts and crafts. (He actually mispronounces this activity as "arts and craps,"...
14 Wishes For My Son

14 Wishes For My Son

Shari Medini  01.28.2015
We will be different people in 14 years. I will be a different mother. You will be a different child; mostly because you won't be a child...
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...
Just Because I Have A Large Family Doesn't Mean I Didn't Family Plan

Just Because I Have A Large Family Doesn't Mean I Didn't Family Plan

Rachel Toalson  01.27.2015
It may be news to many, but every one of our six babies was planned (well, except for the extra twin we didn't anticipate).
Open-Ended, Mouth Shut

Open-Ended, Mouth Shut

Peyton Price  01.23.2015
As you can see, the key is to continue asking questions with increasing levels of specificity. Under no circumstances should you allow...
Your Son Doesn't Need to 'Just Suck It Up'

Your Son Doesn't Need to 'Just Suck It Up'

Justin Ricklefs  01.23.2015
Dads, your words are strong. Powerful. And lasting. It's fine to want your son to be strong, tough and really good at baseball. But not...
10 Things My Sons Have Taught Me

10 Things My Sons Have Taught Me

Christina Romo  01.16.2015
Parenting is not for the weak. Kids will tell it like it is and will challenge you in ways you never thought were possible. Buck up, and...
The Whole Truth About Life I Finally Shared With My Grown Sons

The Whole Truth About Life I Finally Shared With My Grown Sons

Karen Blessing  01.13.2015
I'm the mom of two boys. My oldest has just finished the first semester of his sophomore year at our state university. My youngest is about...
What a Million 'Moms of Boys Only' and a Viral Article Taught Me About Having Sons

What a Million 'Moms of Boys Only' and a Viral Article Taught Me About Having Sons

Abby Rodman, LICSW  01.12.2015
One satisfying byproduct of writing the article was that it struck a chord with hundreds of thousands of others around the globe. But I...
What Being A Mother Is Really About

What Being A Mother Is Really About

Mary Hickey  01.12.2015
Real motherhood is not about having the child you pictured in your head or having a child who fulfills the dreams you thought you had....