After the recent onslaught of horrible tragedies, how do we help our children feel secure when we ourselves feel insecure, vulnerable and helpless? Gay dad blogger David Blacker comes up with some helpful tools to address these sensitive matters with your family.
Pre-school & Kindergarten
The teacher pulls out the book she gave my son, “Mama and Baby!” The book shows mothers and babies of different species, a new pair on each page. I pictured my sweet, perfect boy, adopted by two guys at birth, as his teacher kept asking, “Who is this?” So I said: “Um … ”
By talking about trans people and gender, trans dad Stephen Stratton wants you to examine your own internalized beliefs about sex and gender roles, to embrace your own gender expression and encourage your children to do the same.
For a healthier lifestyle, Dr. Antwon Chavis encourages gay dads and their families to take up a Fit Family Challenge. This challenge strengthens motivation, stimulates friendly competition and promotes success. And it is fun!
Our newest expert, a pediatrician, offers valuable insight for dads of children with unexplained development delays.
Many young kids are picky eaters. Fortunately, there are some proven ways to improve their eating habits.
The notion that there could be a medical problem with the heart of one’s child is understandably stressful. The majority of heart murmurs that are heard in children are harmless.
My son wears the pants in our family. And even though they’re Prada, we’re not proud of it.
My daughter knows that I have a penis, but she doesn’t need to see it all the time, especially because of the height she’s reached and what is now at her eye level. Basically, she doesn’t need my junk all up in her face.
Thinking of taking a European vacation with a small child? Don’t. Seriously, don’t do it. Don't go unless you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into.