Ben Marx

Parenting

The Fatherly Guide to Parental and Paternity Leave

Fatherly talked to policy experts, workplace researchers, and regular parents about everything you need to give your newborn the attention they deserve.

Parenting

The Fatherly Guide To Disciplining Little Kids

Fatherly’s guide is a deep dive on how to discipline a toddler and what is positive discipline, but also the history and science behind discipline.

Parenting

The Fatherly Guide to Flu Season and Kids

Flu season: It's unpleasant for everyone, but especially kids. Here's what parents need to know about flu vaccinations, flu symptoms & more.

Parenting

The Complete Fatherly Guide To Naming Your Baby

You want a baby name that means something, that you and your partner both love, and that's virtually bully-proof. Here are the tools you need.

Life

The Fatherly Guide To Weed

We talked to pediatricians, cannabis entrepreneurs, and even attorneys to learn everything there is no know about sneaky vaporizers, how to talk to your kids about weed, the best places to hide your weed, and more.

Gear

The 13 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $50

Saying "I love you" doesn't have to break the bank, and these Valentine's Day gifts are proof

Gear

These Guys Turned a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Into a Flying Machine

No, it can't carry a human. But it can make it off the ground.

Entertainment

NBC News’ Peter Alexander on Cubs Fanaticism, Ballet, and His Proudest Moment as a Dad

The NBC journalist sat down for the Fatherly Questionnaire.

Gear

20 American Made Toys That Make Excellent Gift Ideas

From blocks and crayons to kites and trikes, these 20 fantastic toys are manufactured in the good 'ole USA.

Entertainment

Surfing Icon Laird Hamilton on Riptides, Fear, and Eating Breakfast for Dinner

The legendary big-wave surfer tackles our Fatherly Questionnaire.

Gear

Brace Yourselves: Tamagotchis Are Coming to a Smartphone Near You

The newest iteration of the game asks you to care for the tiny creature via your smartphone.

Entertainment

The First Trailer for Netflix’s Llama Llama Series Just Dropped

Sadly, Ludacris doesn't appear to be involved.

Gear

10 of the Coolest Chewbacca Toys Ever Made

Action figures, masks, Nerf blasters, and more from a galaxy far, far away.

Gear

Here’s Your First Look At Lego’s New Kessel Run Millenium Falcon

But can all 1,414 pieces make it in less than 12 parsecs?

Gear

Lego Is Releasing New Y-Wing Starfighter Ultimate Collector Edition

The new release is 1,967 pieces. And yeah, it comes with its own R2-BHD astromech droid.

Gear

Fitbit to Launch Its First-Ever Fitness Tracker for Kids

The new Fitbit Ace will remind kids to move, but puts control in parents' hands.

Gear

Hasbro x Mattel Toys That Need to Happen Immediately

If Hasbro buys Mattel, these are the brand mashups that everybody wants to see.

Entertainment

The Cost of Taking a Family to a Football/Baseball/Basketball Game is Obscene

Tickets, beer, hot dogs, and parking can all add up higher than ever before.

Gear

The Best Travel Car Seats for Kids

This is big-kid seating that offers the highest safety and portability for young commuters.

Gear

How to Make WowWee Fingerlings & Fingerlings Hugs Burp and Fart

The beloved toys have some unflattering habits. Here's how to activate them.