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Forget the Promposal. We Want MOMPOSALS!

Forget the Promposal. We Want MOMPOSALS!

Peyton Price  05. 8.2015
Our teenage sons need to stop shuffling up to us in their boxer shorts to mumble their demands. Now that we've seen what these boys can...
To All the Moms I've Been Before

To All the Moms I've Been Before

Tiffany Beveridge  05. 5.2015
I've been the mom in the car who, pushed to her limit, throws the chocolate chip cookie that was causing all the trouble in the first place...
How an Email Facilitated a Discussion On Feminism

How an Email Facilitated a Discussion On Feminism

Lara Lillibridge  05. 5.2015
To be a feminist mother of two boys is a gift. It is an opportunity to stop the cycle of objectifying women and ridiculing women who are...
Thanks, Moms

Thanks, Moms

Richard Greenberg  05. 4.2015
Being a mother today is no harder or easier than it ever was. It's always been a really tough job. But what my mother and my wife have...
I Found My Blackness: I Didn't Know It Was Missing Until It Came Back

I Found My Blackness: I Didn't Know It Was Missing Until It Came Back

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson  05. 4.2015
During my childhood I was aware that I was different in color from the majority of people around me, but my father and mother emphasized...
Questions We Ask When Raising Black Boys In America

Questions We Ask When Raising Black Boys In America

Erin Michelle Threlfall  04.30.2015
Never, not once, did I worry about the color of his skin, and what that would do to impact his survival. Until I moved to America.
This Hilarious Kid Is A Better Dancer Than You

This Hilarious Kid Is A Better Dancer Than You

Katie Sola  04.24.2015
This little boy has fabulous dance moves and no inhibitions. But nobody seems to know the origins of the mystery kid whose dance routine...
What I Learned From the Other Team

What I Learned From the Other Team

Beth Diane Bradley  04.24.2015
Snips and snails and puppy dog tails -- or sugar and spice. There was a recent conversation around the office water cooler about the pros...
17 Things I Want My Son To Know On His 17th Birthday

17 Things I Want My Son To Know On His 17th Birthday

Shelley Emling  04.14.2015
People always say that middle kids get lost in the shuffle. That's why I've tried extra hard, with my own middle kid, to make sure his...
12 Brilliant Kids' Clothing Lines That Say No To Gender Stereotypes

12 Brilliant Kids' Clothing Lines That Say No To Gender Stereotypes

Caroline Bologna  04. 7.2015
In October 2013, Jennifer Muhm's 4-year-old daughter declared she wanted to be an astronaut for Halloween. But when the mom and daughter...
I'm Not Just Raising Little Boys, I'm Trying to Raise Good Men

I'm Not Just Raising Little Boys, I'm Trying to Raise Good Men

Meredith Ethington  03.24.2015
Your daughters believe you when you say that there are no boys out there good enough for them. Sure, a woman doesn't need a man to survive,...
I Don't Want To Raise 'Gentlemen'

I Don't Want To Raise 'Gentlemen'

Kathleen Siddell  03.23.2015
We talk a lot about raising strong girls, about challenging them to break stereotypes, about pushing them to do anything boys can do. But...
Barbies, Hot Lava and One Unhappy Dad

Barbies, Hot Lava and One Unhappy Dad

Julie Tarney  03.20.2015
Ryan looked up at his father, and a tiny wrinkle of worry appeared between his eyebrows. His dad was not happy, and it was clear Ryan didn't...
A Letter To My Sons

A Letter To My Sons

Jennifer Lizza  03.20.2015
I remember the day you were both born like it was yesterday. I remember the feeling of overwhelming joy colliding with fear all at once....