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Is Your Marriage a Partnership or Rescue Mission?
The bar is set dangerously low for our daughters when they rarely see relationships between men and women in which both parties hold equal value and power. Worse yet, as they move through adolescence they are facing plummeting self-esteem and constant bombardment with messages that their value is defined largely by their desirability to males. All of this raises the stakes significantly for us as parents.  → Read More
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It’s Time to Invest in California Families
Coming of age in South Los Angeles, I’ve seen first hand how families in the throes of poverty struggle. They struggle to put food on the table, keep the lights on, and pay for basic needs like diapers and milk. This year we have an opportunity to change that for thousands of families in California.  → Read More
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I’ve Been Thinking: We Have An Indifference Problem
The other day when Pope Francis met with President Obama they talked about lots of things. But the line that stood out to me, is the Pope’s statement that one of the greatest dangers we face is that of indifference.  → Read More
Talking About Men: The Top 10 Issues Affecting Men in 2014
Men’s roles are changing almost faster than we can keep up with the change. Here are ten reasons that make the conversation about men so incredibly important.  → Read More
“ Women are more likely than ever to head their own families. They're doing it all—and many of them have to do it all. ”
–Maria Shriver
Motherhood Under the Microscope: What the Latest Research Reveals
The study of motherhood is critical social science with meaning for women and public policy makers. Both will find the latest Pew Research is an illuminating essay about who we are and what we are doing.  → Read More
#WorldsToughestJob Ad: Could You Handle These Job Requirements?
Several candidates interviewed via webcam for a potential job and were shocked when they heard about the responsibilities and requirements. One applicant even asked: “Is that legal?”  → Read More
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Single Sales: Tips for Women When Buying a Home
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Jane in a single-family home with a white picket fence and a baby carriage. What if Jane was a content, single, and financially independent woman who decided to alter tradition by jumping straight to the little house with the white picket fence? When buying as a single female, there is a lot to consider. We’ve compiled a list of sometimes-overlooked tips to help with the daunting process.  → Read More
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Men We Love: “Reasons My Kid is Crying” Author Greg Pembroke Talks Parenting, Humor and Masculinity
In 2013, Greg Pembroke’s “Reason’s My Son is Crying” Tumblr blog went viral, capturing “all the many many completely illogical reasons that children cry.  → Read More
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5 Simple Ways to Nurture Compassion in Boys
I want my boys to be compassionate towards those around them – those in their family, those in their class or in their work place, and also those in the community that they do not know personally. Here are some simple ways I am working to develop compassion in my young sons on an everyday basis.  → Read More
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