Patrick A. Coleman
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"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
Cold (Culture) War Kids The Governor of Kentucky is worried about kids getting soft. His solution? Frostbite.Opinion
Don't Kill Your Kid's Step-Dad No matter how tempting it is to do something drastic, remember that co-parenting is always the best solution (even when it's the hardest).Fatherly Advice
6 Harsh Truths About Playdates to Know Before Having One Playing with other kids is crucial for a child to be socialized and learn how to interact with others appropriately, but playdates aren’t always playful or easy.
This Psychedelic Bear That Saved My Kids' Bedtime The Noodley’s light up LED rainbow bear is soft, squishy and provides just the right amount of light to get my children snoozing through the night.Fatherly Favorites