fatherhood

Parenting gets harder. Giving up control of our kids is an art.

Parenting Gets Harder (If You’re Doing It Right)

Parenting gets harder. Giving up control of our kids is an art. Read...
Tim Rymel of The Good Men Project    |   01.24.18   |   SHARE
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I can foster confidence in hands-on parenting. I'm teaching my child what I never learned.

This Is How It’s Done: Teaching My Child What I Never Learned Growing Up

By learning from my husband what confident parenting looks like, I can foster confidence in hands-on parenting. I'm teaching my child what I never Read...
Leslie Kendall Dye    |   11.22.17   |   SHARE
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Good Fathers Are Not Saints

An equitably responsible life between a man and a woman should not be seen as a rare wonder, but an expectation. Read...
Amy Monticello    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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In his death came the “this is no joke” realization that — cliché as it is — life is short.

The Death Of My Father Is Helping Me Live A Better Life 

I’m not sure I would have persisted with such ambition prior to my father’s death. I’ve found that a loved one’s passing does more than nudge you Read...
Jennifer Lea Reynolds    |   06.15.17   |   SHARE
"My anger was there when my father wasn’t. My anger has been reliable. Sometimes it feels like my anger taught me all the things my father should have."

Learning About My Father's Personality Disorder Helped Me Forgive Him

I have to accept the fact that Black men are not allowed to deal with their mental health issues — specifically personality and schizoaffective Read...
Africa Jackson    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Even if our situations were similar, we are different people.

My Husband Is A Better Parent Than Me

My husband never, ever drives thru a fast food restaurant because it’s easier, and instead makes it back to the house and gives our daughter Read...
Britni de la Cretaz    |   03.30.16   |   SHARE
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Take a note from the little ones on how you should be parenting them.

Why Good Parents Realize Their Kids Are The Best Parenting Experts

You've probably read parenting books, consulted experts and already formed strong opinions about what's best for your kid. But have you ever stopped Read...
Bill Maier LCSW of Your Tango    |   12.18.15   |   SHARE
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Grown-ups throw tantrums, too.

5 Ways To Deal With Your Kid's Snarkiness (Without Losing Your Mind)

Your happy, united family suddenly shifts to you versus your tired and hungry preschooler, frustrated elementary kid who isn’t getting what she wants Read...
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