This Maryland Baby is Going Strong After Being Taken Off Life Support

This Maryland Baby is Going Strong After Being Taken Off Life Support

It’s a choice that no one should ever have to face. Taking your baby off of life support has to be the worst decision anyone could ever have to make. Monique Goldring was set to face that very scenario with her own young baby almost a year ago. However, she probably couldn’t imagine what would […]

15 Misconceptions about Same-Sex Parents

15 Misconceptions about Same-Sex Parents

 During pride month, we should honor the strides that the LGBTQ community has made throughout our society. One way we can do that is by continuing to break down common myths and misconceptions around same-sex parents, marriage, and also same-sex parenting. Here are 15 misconceptions we can clear up. 1. Children of Same Sex Parents Will […]

Parenthood Is Still Uneven, But An Hour A Day Could Help

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A persistent parenthood gap exists in the amount of time and effort mothers and fathers put into household responsibilities. Even in these modern times, women still bare the brunt of care duties. The gap between you and your partner’s unpaid labor has consequences, but you can make improvements together. The Gender Parenthood Gap Do you […]

How Being a ‘Manly’ Dad Can Be Bad for Your kid’s

How Being a 'Manly' Dad Can Be Bad for Your kids

For most fathers who have grown up with expectations about what constitutes being manly, fatherhood can present a host of problems. Men in today’s world sometimes feel that expressing emotions or saying “I love you” to their family members can denote weakness. They may fear that their words will lack authority if they are open […]

My Dad’s Death Made Me Mourn My Own

My Dad’s Death Made Me Mourn My Own

It’s not an easy topic to talk about, but more awareness is needed concerning Huntington’s disease. Like ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), it’s a degenerative neurological disorder that offers no cure. It is fatal, and writer Emily Rekstis fears she or her sister could be next. Their father, Fred, developed the disease and passed away right […]