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On his late father’s birthday, a dad ponders on what he’s learned from his father. He looks at his kids, and suddenly, he knows. — It’s my dad’s birthday today. He’d have been 74. 4 and a half years ago he woke up, had a coffee and died in his lounge room with my mum next to him...

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Baby boy in the burbs is wheeling and dealing. — Please like the Good Men Project Dads and Families page!   See more cartoons every day on Twitter @boysinburbs or visit boysinburbs.com. The post Dad Sunday Cartoon! appeared first on The Good Men Project...

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And you can too. Read their thoughts and ideas here. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page. Submit your own articles. Together, we are raising the bar as to what it takes to be a father. — To join our Facebook Page go here. To submit an article, go here. To follow The Good Men Project on...

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His father taught him through his example. That’s how he’s teaching his children. — You’re a natural sponge. This isn’t a process you have to learn, or something you can force. Don’t have a sit-down meeting with your friends and discuss the ways they should help you...

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Jared Stone shares the strategy you need to get your kid to choose coq au vin over chicken nuggets. Well. Maybe not. But he can help you to get them to eat healthy food. Here’s how. — “No thanks, Daddy. I’m a picky eater.” I stood there at the table, having just set before my...

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View image | gettyimages.com A father contemplates the meaning of manhood, and the lessons inherent in safe, effective hair removal. — Most of my father-son memories are documented in some way using the camera from my iPhone. It takes pretty good shots, and I’ll admit it, I have a bit of a...

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After becoming the proud dad to five kids, Matt Sweetwood was handed a horrific divorce. Rather than allowing it to defeat him, he found a way to not only survive, but to find peace and success as a father. Here is how he did it. — It was late 1996 and my marriage and family life I dreamt of...

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According to academia.edu, an alarmingly high number of students every year are affected by homesickness, which is defined as the distress caused by separation from home and parents; the statistics around this phenomenon are eye opening: 95 percent of students who go away to college experience some...

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Maria Marques, her husband Jeffery, 5-year-old son Vincenzo and 13-month-old daughter Natalia, were ready to head into Victoria Park to see the Holy Roller Sherman tank, and have a picnic, when Natalia decided she didn't want to wait another minute to be fed. So, still in the van outside the park...

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Taylor Swift meeting her godson Taylor Swift meeting her godson Taylor Swift shared this sweet snapshot on Twitter as she met her godson, Leo Thames, for the first time. In the photo, Swift holds little Leo and stares in his eyes as his mother, Hart of Dixie actress Jaime King, sits nearby. Taylor...

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Between baseball games, swimming lessons and hectic family vacations, you haven't had a second to rest. Now that it's time for the kids to go back to school, you've got a to-do list longer than your arm, but it's probably not the same as the one you've been telling people about. Sure, you'll get to...

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Ethan Ruzzano has encountered three myths regarding what is supposed to be important. In rejecting them, he discovered the biggest value of all. — There are three things we are told that are important in our process growing up as men. They aren’t things that our dads teach us or that...

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Steve and Christine Myers had their world turned upside down recently when their 5-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, was diagnosed with Usher's syndrome type II, a rare genetic disorder that causes hearing and vision loss. The girl was already diagnosed with bilateral hearing loss a little more than a...

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I was a complete mess during the weeks leading up to my oldest daughter's first day of school, and the act of actually leaving her was nothing short of terrifying. I told myself for months that she would be fine, and that I had to hold it together for her sake — but when that morning finally...

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In it, Zuckerberg opened up about a topic rarely discussed in the public eye: miscarriage. Married since 2012, the couple has apparently been trying to conceive for quite some time, but it hasn't been easy. Mark Zuckerberg pregnancy announcement Mark Zuckerberg pregnancy announcement We'll allow...

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The teacher, who goes by the stage name of Lottie Ellington, wound up resigning from her job due to the outrage that's bubbled up after video of her adult dance came to light. The video in question is a short, three-minute clip from the 2014 Michigan Burlesque Festival, and while the festival...

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It sounds harsh. I know. But, there are plenty of parents who don't let their kids sleep in bed with them at all. I can't imagine turning away a frightened toddler. But, I think some boundaries are important. Here's where I'm at: More: The importance of date night to married couples Most experts...

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1. A Year's worth of diapers Any new parent will tell you that diapers are the best gift to get, but handing someone a few bags of diapers isn't the sexiest present. Enter IncrediBundles! They are a "modern twist on the baby gift basket." You can choose a year's worth of diapers, or a 3-month...

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Gemma Colley shared what she described as her "epic fail of fails" with fellow parents on the popular Facebook page The Unmumsy Mum and it quickly went viral. "From one mum to another, I'd like to let you know about my epic fail of fails," wrote Gemma. "Yesterday I had a spray tan, a few hours...

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Have you ever seen a child bully or boss around his parents? A child who talks down to them, disrespects or even mocks them? Embarrassing, isn’t it? A generation or two ago, it would have been unthinkable for children to bully their parents. Today, nearly everyone knows a parent who is...

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Of course the ultimate tribute is to use the hero's (or his actor's) name. Consider Ethan or Tom, or have fun with surnames: Hunter or Cruz. Keep in mind that the film was shot in Vienna, Austria — there's a perfect name for a girl. Or take inspiration from... ...other important Rogue Nation...

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While recalling the glories of life before becoming a father, Bryan Alkire, aka ‘ kzoodad ‘, realizes what is the coolest thing of all. — I am not cool.  There is nothing I can do about it. I know I used to be cool. I was “with it.” When I went out, people wanted to talk to...

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1. Internet's newest star No doubt you're wildly familiar with Grumpy Cat. Now meet his match: Grumpy Puppy. Equally cute. Equally grumpy. — CNN grumpy puppy grumpy puppy 2. The cutest thing you'll see all week Three words for you: Baby. Hedgehogs. Sneezing. (#squee!) — Mashable baby...

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Haunted by a terrifying memory, Chris Bernholdt recalls the day he and his son almost died. — My son – he is floating away! He can’t swim, he’s only three! The water is cold, my hands are numb and I’m not sure how long I can hold on. I’m afraid we are going to...

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Baby boy in the burbs has uncovered the real controversy surrounding same sex parents. Maybe you can suggest how he would solve THIS problem. — Please like the Good Men Project Dads and Families page!   See more cartoons every day on Twitter @boysinburbs or visit boysinburbs.com. The post...

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Leo Babauta shares tips for making sure your kids (and you!) have a great time on your next trip. —— As I write this, I’m in London with Eva and all 6 kids on our European adventure! I’m in the middle of my Grand Travel Experiment, and we’re all excited as hell. A number of people...

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A craft brewery (also known as a microbrewery) is typically an independently owned brewery that produces a small amount of beer. Many of these brewpubs give tours or have places to sit and grab a bite to eat and a beer, but it's not your typical bar scene — in fact, parents are bringing their...

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This has become a sobering reality for many parents who picked up The Honest Company's 30 SPF Sunscreen Lotion, hoping for a quality sunscreen that is free from some of the more suspicious ingredients that are found in many mainstream sunscreens. According to a number of moms, the sunscreen seems...

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A dad holds on to hope that in a world of people pitted against one another, times are a changin’ for the world his children will grow up in.  — How can a 24 year old struggle with keeping up with the world?  Well, when you factor in the 40 plus hours I spend at work and couple it...

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1. It strengthens motor skills Water play can hone both fine and gross motor skills. The summer, for instance, is an ideal time to run or skip (or hop!) through an outdoor sprinkler. Similarly, your student may not realize that evading her hose-toting parent or sibling is an exercise in developing...

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"No, you don't," I cautioned her, a warning tone in my voice. Looking directly at me, she lifted one chubby finger and went for it anyways. "No!" I said sharply to her. At my sharp response, her little chin started quivering and her eyes filled with tears. More: Gorgeous photos of bottle-fed babies...

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When faced with the prospect of a closed daycare, a concerned dad seeks out advice on how to fill the day. — My son has been without daycare for the past 7 days. When I first learned about the daycare closing, I was a bit concerned. We have come to depend on our daycare and its wonderful...

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More: Teen Mom 's Leah Messer slams ex's claims that she's an 'unfit mother' (VIDEO) If you keep up with the show, it's obvious Messer is dealing with more than her share of stress. The 23-year-old is mom to three rambunctious daughters, and she's embroiled in a bitter custody battle with her...

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Michele Kambolis’ New Book Gives Play-Based Strategies for Anxiety – I don’t often endorse books because if I did, I’d probably have 100 books waiting at my mailbox every day.  However, when renowned Child and Family Therapist, Parent Educator, Advice Columnist and...

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I've given birth to two babies and am hard at work reclaiming a body that no longer feels like mine, but she doesn't see that when she looks at me. She sees someone strong and healthy, someone radiant and fierce. My daughter sees a woman who loves herself unconditionally and has never had so much...

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In a world of Facebook Memes and 24-hour media sound bites it is very easy to be inundated with opinions masquerading as facts. How do we teach our children the difference between the two? — I have been wrong before; that is going to come as a bit of a shock to many people I know. Not the...

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Jeff Jackson strives to live up to the standards of being a “good dad,” and does the best he can. As he ponders what that means, he realizes his own dad was pondering the same thing. — When I was in high school, I went to this party somewhere out in some remote woods section not very far...

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As a victim of childhood trauma, I have a propensity toward anxiety. It is my reaction of choice when life gets difficult. Having lived with anxiety most of my life, I never knew there was another way to live. I assumed it was normal. I assumed everybody lived this way. I became so used to the way...

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My husband and I have talked about this extensively from the moment our first son was born. We are those parents, the ones who have been dreaming of a picture-perfect Disney vacation for years. We want to pull out all the stops — the hotel, the tours, the pictures with Mickey, the gear, the...

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And you can too. Read their thoughts and ideas here. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page. Submit your own articles. Together, we are raising the bar as to what it takes to be a father. — To join our Facebook Page go here. To submit an article, go here. To follow The Good Men Project on...

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Shawn Fludd shares, “Not being local to your children is hard but you can maintain a great relationship with them. I think the most important thing is for them to know that you are thinking of them, even though you’re not there.” – A little about me…I’m married with two...

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There's a thousand and one things to love about summer, but coping with a sunburn isn't one of them. We all know the discomfort of trying to sleep with a blistered back, and peeling skin is never a trendy summer look. You want to protect your kids from feeling the burn, but kids know exactly how to...

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View image | gettyimages.com My son will never know the man who was once a driven writer for a major lottery corporation. My son will not know his father as an educator who enthusiastically prepared literature lessons for high school students. _____ By Matthew Lajoie At four years old, my son Cash...

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I was leading a parenting workshop in a New York City middle school and staring in admiration at the blurry-eyed parents who show up at 8 a.m. to openly share their child-rearing woes. As they guzzled coffee and jotted down notes, I asked them a question. More: Think your child is being bullied...

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When I was born in the late '70s it was something of a novelty for dads to be present in the delivery room. Thirty years later I gave birth to my son with his dad present — and my mum. This was a no-brainer for me. Having the support and reassurance of my mum helped me get through a difficult...

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Coco Austin pregnant Coco Austin pregnant Coco Austin made the announcement on her social media outlets that she and her husband, 56-year-old rapper and actor Ice T, are expecting their first child together. In addition to the above Instagram photo, which shows her announcing the baby news, Austin...

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A stay-at-home dad shares his insights on how he became depressed in his new role and offers advice on ways to combat stay-at-home ‘dadpression’ .  — Are you a stay-at-home dad? Do you know one? Have you hit ‘The Wall’ yet? Have you had the soul-crushing doubts? Have you...

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they...

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A new study by the Institute for Social Science Research at the University of Queensland in Australia found that men become more traditional in their opinions on gender roles after becoming fathers. In other words, he really does become a little bit more sexist. But while being able to shout...

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At first, Lisa Zabaldo expected her husband to be a carbon copy of herself in terms of raising their kids. Here’s why it was a bad idea. Yes, I was one of those moms who started out believing that my husband should do and say and be just like me when it came to our children. When they...

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On July 11, 17-year-old Kailen Young was washing windows outside the Hardee's in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he worked. Kailen was "caught in the act" when another customer, David Yardley, took a picture of the teen helping an elderly woman to her car. More: Your teen may be playing this weird...

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1. Get them involved in physical activities Archery, ballet, soccer, you name it, there’s probably a camp for it. Children need 60 minutes of exercise per day, so registering them for an activity that they are interested in helps them not only reach this goal, but also teaches them lifelong...

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A parent of a finicky eater turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice on how many meals to offer a child with a particular palate. — Dear Dad, I have a son that is almost 3 & over the last few months his eating habits have changed pretty drastically. We (me & my 2 children) are...

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Ross reacted like any protective mom would react. When she realized her husband hadn't picked up Jordan like she thought, the couple rushed to Joann's Day Care and Camp in northeast Houston, arriving just 45 minutes after the facility closed. All the staff had gone home, and the doors were locked...

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Lawyer Elizabeth Beck was questioning Trump during a lawsuit trial when she requested a medical break so she could pump milk for her 3-month-old baby. However, her request was denied by Trump and his lawyers, and the presidential hopeful reportedly told her, "You're disgusting," before exiting the...

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How a cancer diagnosis can help to raise happy, healthy boys. Last week, I was diagnosed with stage 2 rectal cancer. The doctors insist that I start radiation and chemo followed by surgery. This did not feel right to my body, so I decided to pursue alternative forms of healing. When I told people...

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I was recently contacted to potentially mediate a litigated divorce matter prior to trial, which is rapidly approaching. My name had been included on a list from the attorneys, along with two other mediators...

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In a bid to get children to eat healthier, ‘The Cook At Home Dad’ shares tips and recipes he creates for and with his kids. — I am sneaky and I admit it. I have a finicky eater who is apparently “allergic” to anything healthy. She is so  allergic, I have spent years...

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View image | gettyimages.com “Would I have it in me to be the kind of mother that didn’t degrade or diminish his masculinity, but teach him that it can be a powerful tool for positivity, change and equality?” — We were sitting in the waiting room, my pregnant stomach protruding...

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‘Dad on the Run’ questions the fine line between teaching children conformity and fostering individuality. — “Because I said so!” Did I really just say that? Are my demands for compliance without question really the goal of parenthood? Am I raising another brick in the wall...

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Dad Frank is a console game fiend. One day he realized that his daughters had not fallen far from his tree. Here’s what happened. — It warms my heart to see them get excited to turn on the Wii U and start playing “Skylanders” or “Mario Kart 8”. I know this is not hardcore gaming...

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Technology has its pros and cons. A TV show or iPad app can help kids learn about everything from history to animals. However, too much time with electronic devices starts to hamper attention and steal time away from other important things. In her latest book Parenting in the Age of Attention...

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View image | gettyimages.com In the end, it won’t matter if I’m perfect as a dad. It will only matter if I am there for them, and if I love them, which I do with all of the depths of my heart. — Father’s Day always causes me to reflect on what kind of father I am. I think I’m pretty...

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Rob Azevedo says those other parents are wrong: His sweet, precious daughter will never shut him down. Or out. —— My daughter is thirteen now — nearly a woman – and I know, I know, no need to tell me again: “I better get ready. I have no idea what’s coming down the pike...

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