Last time, I shared with y’all my fears and frustrations about raising a black son in America. On the one hand, I’m excited about the possibility of being a parent. But, on the other hand, I wonder how my children will navigate a society that sometimes views them with an air of suspicion. So I decided Keep Reading ?
Video The video above is from my oldest sons first seasons of football with the Atlanta Colts and I know that even after almost ten years many of these boys are still enjoying the sport at Dunwoody, St. Pius X, Wesleyan and Woodward Academy. Show More Summary
In the summer following my first year of university and a long bout of boy troubles that I couldn't seem to get disentangled from, I felt that the best course of action would be to isolate myself in a third-world country for two months and presumably forget the entire ordeal.Just your typical... Continue reading
"Mommy, do you remember that time you played Skylanders with me?" My nine-year-old son asks me this question from time to time. I do remember. It was the first and only time I played Skylanders because I'd rather get a root canal. Video games aren't my thing. Show More Summary
On Tuesday's episode of Chicago Fire, Casey (Jesse Spencer) revealed that he wanted to be a firefighter ever since he was a little boy. In my experience in just one day on the set of Chicago Fire, I learned that I should never, ever consider being a firefighter - or even playing one on TV. Show More Summary
Things were easier when my boy was a baby. If someone questioned my gender or asked where my baby's mother was, my infant was unaware. Now, he just turned five years old, and he understands everything. He is perceptive. And he is due...Show More Summary
Post by The Stir Bloggers. I love my house to smell good. I live with 5 boys (including my husband in there!), so believe me… my house can definitely have some not-so-great smells. There are the usual smelling suspects for the McClelland...Show More Summary
By Shayna Jones I recently had the chance to spend some time with my nephew. Filled with enthusiasm, the three-year-old boy ran around the room playing with toy trucks and cars, until settling on the couch and asking me to read one of his favorite books. Show More Summary
Photos: Tom Hogan – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy WBC middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO Oscar De la Hoya pose at Canelo’s media workout Monday in San Diego, California. Canelo is preparing for his PPV world … Continue reading ? The post Canelo: What I do is I train hard and do my talking in the ring appeared first on Boxing News.
Q. I’m a Virgin: I’m a freshman in college, and I have a close friend who is very religious. (I am not.) We talk about boys and such and she has made several references to what is unambiguously vaginal sex (which she’s had with one person). Show More Summary
What seems like many years ago, my wife & I had our favorite children's playground in a beautiful shaded park in Norcross. Unfortunately that park is no longer as shaded as it once was and my boys rarely hang out in playgrounds therefore I wanted to show and tell our community about Dunwoody's beautiful hidden play areas among the trees. Show More Summary
Tomorrow is my week to teach 10 and 11 year old boys about the scriptures (there are two of us men doing the teaching, and we alternate weeks to teach), and then I'm going to my Sister-in-laws house for Sunday dinner. Life is good! I keep an alarm system activated. Burglars may get in the house, but once inside they will quickly wish they were some where else.
I posted a bit on Wednesday about my Mom's recent cervical cancer surgery. Well yesterday (3 days post-op), the boys and I went down to hang out with my Mom and Dad for most of the day, and my sister brought her 2 kids too. Here areShow More Summary
It means “wise is he who looks ahead”. It was a night when I expected to play White with a not very strong opponent according to my current standing. So, I got a boy and he played Sicilian, Anderssen variation. White should play 5. Nc3, but I didn’t like Bb4, though after Ndb5 or Qg4 […]
In a truly horrific tragedy, a 4-year-old boy allegedly was killed by his stepmom on Wednesday after scalding him with hot water. “I think my son died,” his father, Robert Ritchie III, told the dispatcher when he realized what happened to his son, according to Cincinnati.com. When the dispatcher asked if he could start CPR […]
The grief-stricken father of a Delaware high school student who was beaten to death by classmates spoke out on Friday, calling the 16-year-old victim the “love of my life,” Fox29 reports. Amy Joyner-Francis went into the bathroom at Howard High School of Technology on Thursday morning,...
The Prince and the Black Girl by Lisa B. Thompson | @PlayProf | NewBlackMan (in Exile) When I was a precocious junior high school girl Prince saved my life. I recall feeling deeply frustrated because all the fine boys at Colma Junior High School ignored me. Show More Summary
Boy do I wish I could have written this sentence more often, but here goes: Thank you Jack Lew. You seem to have taken my advice offered in 2015. I’m sure it was my column, and not the hit Broadway show about Alexander Hamilton, that swayed you. Well done! Thank You Jack Lew
"I don't think you're supposed to be here," a teenage boy in a yarmulke tells me, staring me down through a car window in disbelief. "It's not right." [ more › ]
An epic song from his childhood helped one dad understand what it means to leave a legacy. The post My Boy Was Just Like Me appeared first on The Good Men Project.