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Parenting

What It Was Like to Be Raised by African Royalty

“When I would hustle, steal, sell drugs, my mom would say, ‘You need to remember who you are. You’re a prince. A part of the Yoruba tribe. You need to live up to your name.’ ”

Life

The Moment I Realized I’d Be OK as a Parent After Losing My Wife

In this edition of "Great Moments in Parenting," Jason, a 37-year-old recently widowed dad from Atlanta, explains how he stepped up for his daughter on a rocky flight. 

Parenting

How I Handled It After My Son Walked In Us Having Sex

Did I nail the conversation? No. But I think what we had were the beginnings of a good dialogue.

Parenting

The Potty Training Success That Helped Me Feel Better as a Dad

In this edition of "Great Moments in Parenting," a dad reflects on a potty training success story that helped him feel better as a parent.

Parenting

How I Used Action Figures to Improve My Son’s Social Skills

My son is extremely sensitive and was getting upset easily at school. I didn't know what to do. Then I turned to his action figures.

Parenting

I Thought My Baby Hated Me. Then I Broke Through.

Here's what happened.

Life

Why I Cheated on My Wife With a Co-Worker

“In the beginning, it was the comfort of having someone to talk to. But I didn’t know how to end it.”