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Pandemic Parenting is No Joke

Pandemic parenting’s no joke. But there’s still little bits of gold in this dark mineshaft that COVID has forced us into. That mineshaft – our world – is smaller now. With less in the outside, we’ve turned inward, toward the people we live with. It can be as intense as an overstuffed oven. I’ve had […]

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Happy Father's Day!

We love our Mile High Fathers.  Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers and singers of song. -Pam Brown A good father is one of the most underpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. -Billy Graham My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could […]

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Father's Day: Love Means Cleaning Up the Chunks

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, […]

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Nature vs. nurture: Is parenting overrated?

Yes or no: Is parenting overrated?  A new video debates this question, bringing new research to one of the oldest questions in child-rearing: nature vs. nurture. In this Oxford-style debate held by Intelligence Squared U.S., twin researcher Nancy Segal and behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin argue that parenting is indeed overrated and that the latest studies […]

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Humor: Millennial Dads vs. Baby Boomer Dads

YouTube comedians Taylor Calmus of Dude Dad and Myles Montplaisir of You Betcha are on a mission to bring more laughter into the world, and they’re doing just that with a new clip that’s going viral. In the wake of the world discovering that Gen Z has a major beef with their grandparents’ generation, the Baby Boomers, Calmus and Montplaisir […]

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"Cheer Dad" goes viral for duplicating his daughter's routine

Move over Cheer and Dance Moms, Cheer Dad is here and he has some moves!  Rolland “Hekili” Holland is literally his daughter’s biggest cheerleader, and there’s video evidence to prove it. Video showing the Virginia dad went viral, raking up more than 3 million views, after a fellow parent filmed him enthusiastically performing his 15-year-old […]

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'There's no trophy in parenting' post goes viral

There’s no trophy in parenting. That might seem like an obvious statement but if there really is no trophy, why do moms do so many things they may not even feel strongly about? When Ashley Gibson was giving birth to her third child, she “wasn’t dead set” on having an non-medicated birth. But as the pain […]

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