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Clint Smith: How to raise a Black son in America

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Why Kids Need Spirituality

By Lisa Miller You are Jewish; your husband, a lapsed Catholic. Neither of you believes, much, in God, although occasionally you like to meditate and you both would go hiking more if you could. You’ve had those moments — who … Continue reading

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The Color of David: Raising Brown Kids in America

By Lucia Brawley I zoomed around the bend with our double stroller, excited to show my girls, three and one, the Baby Jesus sleeping in his manger, surrounded by Mary, Joseph and the wise men on Alhambra Circle in Coral … Continue reading

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Trans-racial Family Gets Double-Takes ‘Everywhere We Go’

By NPR Rachel Garlinghouse and her husband, Steve are both white, and they’ve adopted three kids — two girls and a boy — who are African-American. “We get double-takes everywhere we go,” Garlinghouse tells NPR’s Rachel Martin. “You have to … Continue reading

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28 Rules for Fathers of Sons

By Sarah Driscoll 1. Love his mother. He will learn to love like you love, and hate like you hate. So choose love for both of you. Devote yourself to it. Love with your whole heart and express that love … Continue reading

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What the Rising Number of Single Dads Says About Fatherhood in General

By Noah Berlatsky If my wife and I divorced, who would get the kid? Obviously, if only for mental health reasons, this isn’t the sort of hypothetical I want to spend any significant proportion of my time worrying about. But … Continue reading

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Andrew Solomon – Love, no matter what

In light of this week’s Supreme Court ruling striking down DOMA, this presentation by Andrew Solomon is much more relevant. Love is Love. He asks, What’s the line between unconditional love and unconditional acceptance? What do you think?

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A New Definition of Fatherhood

By Julianne Hing Becoming a mother forced artist Janine Macbeth to search for a new definition of fatherhood. After giving birth to two children, Macbeth found that old gender norms and ideas about fatherhood were not just hopelessly outdated, they … Continue reading

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Mom’s work is never done – and now it’s worth less, too

By Allison Linn If moms earned wages for the work they do around the house and with the kids, they’d be getting a pay cut this year.The take-home pay that a mother would earn for everything from cooking to handling … Continue reading

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Colin Powell – Kids Need Structure

Excellent presentation and message from a great American.

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