Patrick A. Coleman
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I Parented Like A French Dad and My Kids Started Listening to Me Mais oui, taking a distanced French perspective on kids will freak them out in a good way.
Don't Ask a Kid to Keep Family Secrets In which a father is asked to come clean about his cheating ways to avoid putting his 8-year-old son in an impossible position.Fatherly Advice
The Anti-Vaxxer in the White House The wife of White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Bill Shine apparently doesn’t understand that vaccines have saved very many lives, and that’s a problem.Opinion
"Sloppy Chemistry Doesn’t Make Love Less Special" It's tempting to believe that mom and dad were made for each other. They were, but only through experience.
Love & Money
The Harsh Truth About Divorce Co-Parenting When divorced moms and dads commit to co-parenting a kid can thrive in what is essentially a new kind of family. But it’s not an easy task by any stretch of the imagination.
Ordering Flowers Online is the Lazy Gifting a flower bouquet conceived and delivered by faceless corporate entity doesn't say, “I love you." It says, "I woke up in a cold sweat."
Love & Money
Calm Down About Esquire's Dumb White Boy Cover To figure out what it’s like to be a teen in America today, Esquire found a white boy in Wisconsin. It wasn’t the best idea. But the backlash speaks volumes.Opinion
Twin Epidemics: Measles and Loneliness Anti-vaxxers couch justifications for their irresponsible behavior in the language of personal liberty. In reality, they are not exercising freedoms. They are exorcizing loneliness.Opinion
Middle Class Parents Are Subsidizing the Rich Republicans pushed an unpopular tax plan through congress while billionaires filled their coffers. The obvious outcome is coming to light during tax time: the middle class is screwed.Opinion
You Can't Raise a Kid in a Burning House For too long politicians have squandered our kid's future by enabling climate change to continue unchecked, but finally Representative Ocasio-Cortez is thinking of the children.Opinion
When Girls Fight (Each Other) How do you handle violent sisters? Turn them into a team.Fatherly Advice
Jenny McCarthy's Body Count Rises The former celebrity face of the anti-vaxxer movement has a hit show on television and no remorse for her irresponsible fear-mongering. Why is America okay with it?
Health & Science
How to Make a Nanny Cam Less Creepy Installing a camera to watch babysitters and nannies in the home is a right, but it carries its own responsibilities.
Love & Money
Marie Kondo's Magic Doesn't Work on Kids The KonMari Method might work wonders for many, but it's crap if you're trying to reason with an elementary schooler.The Experimental Family