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No one told me that one of the messiest parts of parenting would happen after potty training. These days I measure love in liters…of… Read More

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School is out and most of the nation's students are now in the full embrace of the summer hiatus. This means that they are already… Read More

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'He Did It Well'

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I love my father. I love him for many reasons, but mostly because he did what he was supposed to do. He did it well. And beyond that… Read More

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Dear DJ, Nothing I have ever done has given me more joy or given my life more meaning than being a father… Read More

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Just a few months ago, the Internets nearly imploded after a photo of two Black gay… Read More

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Dear Dad, As I write this, it’s a few days before Father’s Day. For the past couple of years… Read More

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The models of Victoria’s Secret expose more décolletage than your average breastfeeding mom---along with a lot of pelvic… Read More

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Demonstrative love wasn’t always present in Diane Bailey’s household growing up in Brooklyn. Her parents, who separated… Read More

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