Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.
Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.
Like many foster care/adoptive parents, blogger Christopher Thangaraj heard the “compliment” uttered many times. It never sat well with him. Here is why.
Rachael Quinn Egan asks us to learn and teach our children well about Adoption this November, National Adoption Awareness Month.
Dad Rich Valenza founded an organization to help find homes for foster kids. One day he met a 15 year old who made him feel needed more than ever, a boy who still needs the home of his dreams.
An Illinois Grandmother citing “Christian Values” proposed book plots such as one about the joy a birdie experiences when her two dads are killed and she is assigned to opposite sex parents. A dad addresses her in an open letter.
Brent Almond argues that an upcoming gay adoption subplot on the popular CBS sitcom is an insulting dismissal of the reality of same-sex adoption in the United States.
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” how do we give our children advice that is both enough and not so much that it stifles them. Look to the cookie?
As an adoptive parent, Rob Watson has a special message for the two moms who had their adopted son taken back, only to have him suffer a terrible fate.
Although he knows he didn’t mean it, those words hurt Rob Watson, and where his son got the idea hurt almost as much.
In the latest installment of “Love, Recorded,” a car named Kiki gets in an accident. But what really hurts is the crash between the present and the past.
“My brother visits from Korea with his girlfriend, S. If they marry, I will not be the only adoptee in the family to return to Korea and marry a Korean woman.” By Matthew Salesses
An amazing woman shares her simple marriage secret after five years of happiness with her husband, ‘Amazing Grace.’
Ever since the invention of the printed word, academics have been arguing about the proper place of technology in teaching.
You start out with a very 1980’s desk and BOOM! That’s progress for you.
Revising an old “Ideal Partner” list sparked realizations of the difference between conscious love and the scripted love we learn from books and movies.
The truth about using relationships to ‘fix’ yourself…
Shawn Doyle has been running his own profitable business for 12 years, and he’s learned a few things about making it happen.
How a poor-man mindset leads to not only material poverty, but to crimes against yourself and others.
10 things you might not know your smartphone can do.
This year’s 76ers are not about basketball. Rather, the 2014-15 76ers are all about potential and hope.
Being a dad is never easy, but you don’t have to look back on your little girl’s childhood with regret.
After two years filled with physical and emotional pain, Alex Brennan shares what he’s learned, much of it by accident.
Lina Acosta Sandaal on how to share the load as parents.
Bill Quigley pays homage to teachers, and learns that not all of them are found in schools.
Some things must seen to be believed. In this case, the art of the buugengs.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
As technology moves at a pace we’ve never experienced before, it’s becoming much easier to understand the impulse to scorn progress.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).