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Olympian Cullen Jones Thinks There’s A Better Way To Teach Kids To Swim

ByChristian Dashiell

Millions of kids in America can’t swim at all. Four-time Olympic medalist Cullen Jones has a plan.

Northern Exposure

The Icelandic Art Of Swim Lessons

ByJulia Holmes

Iceland is the only place in the world with universal swim literacy. Here’s their secret.

Baby Names

The 35 Most Popular Unisex Baby Names In The U.S. (And Then Some)

ByLauren Vinopal

Shift to neutral.


Should You Take Young Kids To A Pride Parade?

ByHeather Tirado Gilligan

Kids can join in Pride, but there are conversations you should have beforehand.


6 Things To Say When Your Son Comes Out

ByIsobel Whitcomb

Show your support with these simple phrases.

Making Amends

How To Comfort A Child After Mom Or Dad Gets Angry

ByMatthew Utley

It’s still possible to be a good parent after you lose your temper.

Brave The Cold

Why Norwegian Parents Let Babies Nap Outside In Below-Freezing Temperatures

ByPatrick A. Coleman

You thought baby Thor napped in a cozy crib by the fire?


What The Loss Of A Child Does to Parents, Psychologically And Biologically

ByJoshua A. Krisch

Though parents mourning the death of a child experience classic psychological, biological, and social grief responses, there are unique challenges.


All The Gross Stuff About Being A Mother Your Wife Won’t Tell You

ByPatrick A. Coleman

It's not all soft-focus pictures of breastfeeding.


Calm Parents All Share These 3 Traits

ByChristian Dashiell

Remaining calm is more about how you view yourself than how you view your kids.

Watch Your Words

8 Things A Parent Should Never Say To Their Child

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Threatening the loss of love is an obvious no-no, but there are more subtle phrases just as damaging.


A Good Childhood Is Better Than A Perfect One

ByDan Robitzski

In an attempt to keep children happy now, many parents may be failing to help children develop the skills to pursue happiness for the rest of their lives.


What It’s Like Raising A Child As An Atheist In The Bible Belt

ByKate Tuttle

My son’s classmates are pretty sure he’s going to hell.


My Struggle To Raise An Emotionally Accountable Boy

ByAndrew Reiner

I’m afraid my son will lose touch with his feelings, but he’s more afraid of being weak.

Say This, Not That

7 Things All Boys Need To Hear From Their Father

ByChris Illuminati

Don’t be stingy with how often you tell your son “I love you.”

Say This, Not That

7 Toxic Phrases Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their Sons

ByJeremy Brown

“Boys will be boys.”