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The problem is not the word 'bossy'.

'Ban Bossy': Smart Women, Stupid Solution

There are so many things wrong with Sheryl Sandberg's latest push to 'ban bossy' that I can’t even think straight. The problem is not the word 'bossy'. The problem is the diminishing of our children's confidence and self-esteem. We don't need to coddle our kids. We need to give them the tools to deal with a world that is not always catering and kind.

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Grayson Bruce says kids are "punching me, pushing me down, calling me horrible names."

How A School Was Able To Bully A Boy For Loving 'My Little Pony'

A 9-year-old boy named Grayson Bruce loves 'My Little Pony.' Sadly, he was picked on by other students at his school for wearing a 'My Little Pony' backpack. Even worse was the school's response: banning him from bringing the backpack to school, validating the bullies. Here is why it's a gender stereotyping issue and why it's time to finally lift the stigma of boys loving traditionally "girly" things.

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The author's four-year-old daughter in dad's DIY pirate costume.

Cross-Dressing Made Me A Better Father

Little did I know back then that an early career in drag was more than just a good time: It would give me some of my most valuable training for becoming a compassionate father to my daughter.

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Oh, that's a win right there.

Too Cool For School: 7 'Kid Wins' You'll Love

We don't think there's any prouder moment in parenting than when one's child really kicks life's butt. There are so many feelings; pride, happiness, love, the list goes on. So here are seven kids who really killed it on imgur. The best of the best, the sweetest of the sweet. Go get 'em kids!

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Scott Nagy with his daughter on her wedding day.

9 Epic Parenting Wins On Imgur, Part 2

So, since our first round of parenting wins made people so happy, we decided to do a part two! These are the people who win at parenting, and just life in general. They love their kids, and would do anything for them. So let's give them a round of applause!