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Yes, we should be criticizing these straight, cisgender dads. We’ve been far too easy on them for too long.

We're Too Easy On (Straight, Cisgender) Dads

Yes, we should be criticizing these straight, cisgender dads. We’ve been far too easy on them for too long. It’s straight out of the patriarchy Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   06.8.18   |   SHARE
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My four-year-old has broken up with me. He’s moved on — with his dad.

Why My Four-Year-Old Broke Up With Me

My four-year-old has broken up with me. He’s moved on — with his dad. My son loves my husband more than me, and I never saw it coming. Read...
Tonilyn Hornung    |   04.17.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Sholom Ber Solomon via Instagram

This Dad And His Baby Have Won Our Hearts

Parents this awesome just remind me how I don't even have a baby book for 4 out of 5 of my children. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.27.17   |   SHARE
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We are constantly learning how to make the absolute most of the time we have.

The Art Of Presence 

We forget so quickly how to be in the moment, and what it boils down to is whether we are truly invested in the precious time we have with other Read...
Taylor Garcia of The Good Men Project    |   01.6.17   |   SHARE
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Serve: baby does something. Return: you react in kind. (Image: Thinkstock)

The Most Important Thing Dads Can Do for Baby: Serve and Return

I’m not one for overstatement; the research here is rock solid. And while “serve and return” is borrowed lingo from tennis (hopeful we have some Read...
Jess Lahitou of The Good Men Project    |   10.6.16   |   SHARE
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Having the opportunity to evaluate how I parented my kids was invaluable. Image: Thinkstock.

Spending Two Years Away From My Kids Made Me A Better Mom

During the second year, I had an epiphany. I began to understand what my friends had meant about my overprotectiveness. Read...
Kim Chartres of SHESAID    |   08.26.16   |   SHARE
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Taking an actual break while my husband parents feels somehow subversive, no matter how often I do it.

Why It Doesn't Bother Me That My Daughter Prefers Her Daddy

My toddler’s recent preference for her father has gone from sub-textual to textual. She has no compunction about loudly pushing me away and Read...
Rebecca Shamblin    |   06.15.16   |   SHARE
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“Boys will be boys” needs to STOP. Image: Schock Photography.

It's Not 'Cute' When Dads Threaten My Son For Dating Their Daughter

The role of overprotective father is not a new one, it is a tired concept that needs to just die, already. Don't threaten my son for dating your Read...
Kasey Ferris of Your Tango    |   05.9.16   |   SHARE
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