Life As a Single Mom: A Boomerang Story.

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It’s a warm, overcast Saturday, and the creative writer in me longs to play with words, trying to sculpt poetry or prose out of whatever inside me has not found its way into words yet. My daughter Elizabeth, however, is a bundle of restless, enthusiastic energy, an adventure waiting to happen. There isn’t a question […]

Resilient Kids Come From Parents Who Do These 8 Things.

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When you’re a kid, everything is a tragedy. Your grilled cheese has the crust on? The horror. Can’t assemble that Lego set? Might as well stomp up and down. You can’t change this. What you can do, however, is arm your kid with the techniques that teach them how to bounce back from their daily struggles so that, later […]

I’ve Been Divorced Twice. Here Are 8 Lessons I’ve Learned.

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The following story was submitted by a Fatherly reader. Opinions expressed in the story do not reflect the opinions of Fatherly as a publication. The fact that we’re printing the story does, however, reflect a belief that it is an interesting and worthwhile read. What you don’t know going into marriage (first, second, or other) […]

Cría hijos sin límites, y te “sacarán los ojos”. La gran importancia de un “NO” a tiempo.

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En la crianza de los hijos, en ocasiones, la falta de límites impuestos por los padres pueden llegar a jugar en contra de los padres. Cuando te encuentras ante el momento de educar a tus hijos, te surgen muchas dudas, sobre todo, cuando se trata de marcar los límites. Puede pasar que tengas dudas y […]

Why So Many Boys Today Don’t Become Men.

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Boys being boys is okay unless they never become men. And Dr. Leonard Sax is one of the leading authorities on why certain adolescent males remain stunted. A physician and psychologist whose books, including Boys Adrift and The Collapse of Parenting, are brimming with insight and academic citations, he’s extremely concerned with the future of the American male. Sax sees […]