Regardless of how we chose to define and measure masculinity, the pinnacle of manhood can’t be violence. A real man practices restraint.
Parade Shooting Adds New Worry to ‘Carefree’ Family Outings
A text alert about a July 4 parade shooting sends his mind racing. Are the most mundane trips with the kids tragedies waiting to happen?
Life in America: Active Shooters, Escape Plans and Lockdowns
Life in America is not needing to explain to our kids what is meant by an active shooter or being in lockdown. It is a child’s quick, “I know.”
‘What If’ Parenting Questions We Hope Never to Have to Answer
A father is shot while walking with his son just blocks from home, and the ‘what if’ questions come flooding through his mind.
Vanishing Illusion of Safety in Wake of Yet Another School Shooting
Another school shooting. We worry with fear now. Until we don’t. Until the news fades and the pressure of daily life washes it away. We go numb. And we wait.
Our Kids Can Mend the World We Wrought
Whit Honea believes the children are the future, and they can’t lead the way fast enough.