The Art of Regifting

The Art of Regifting by AJ

Thomas Fiffer reminisces on a Thanksgiving past and the true meaning of generosity.

Some Things I am Grateful for as a Man

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With the holidays coming up, here is a list of things I am thankful for.

Why Some People May Lack Holiday Cheer

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Confused by why someone might be miserable at your holiday dinner? It’s important to remember personal history when considering how we treat holidays.

Tech Free Turkey

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David Ryan Polgar, on finding the sweet spot of connection this Thanksgiving.

How to Be a More Mindful Parent

How to Be a More Mindful Parent

Cliff Hsia offers suggestions on how parents can attempt to be more present and engaged when interacting with their young children.

Pushing Boundaries

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A reflection on how our childhood bad habits can follow us and hold us back as adults.

A Case of Infidelity, Is It Ever OK to Break a Vow?

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A story of one man’s desperate decision to break his vows and maybe save his marriage.

Food Hacks for Thanksgiving and Beyond

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Because every holiday dinner needs help.

My Journey Into the Spectrum; A Mother’s Visit to a Gay-Straight Alliance Meeting

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From supporting her just-out-of-the-closet son, to a group hug with a roomful of self-doubting teens, one mother’s quest to ease the pain of being different.

Happy to Be Homeless: 3 Things We Learned From Living in a Van

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What might have been a tragedy turned into an amazing lifestyle of freedom and simplicity.

5 Regrets Every Father of a Daughter Will Face

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Being a dad is never easy, but you don’t have to look back on your little girl’s childhood with regret.

I’m the Mother. Not the Primary Caregiver Of My Children.

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Lina Acosta Sandaal on how to share the load as parents.

Men, We Are Our Brothers’ Keepers

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“It’s important to be open and willing to extend yourself as a brother because there are men who are waiting for your fellowship, are missing your fellowship, and desire to have a closer relationship with you. “

Once Upon a Vasectomy …

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Tor Constantino marks the anniversary of his vasectomy with a pithy poem in the tradition of Dr. Seuss—to be clear, Dr. Seuss did NOT perform the vasectomy.

My Son Missed Out On the Golden Age of Video Game Arcades

My Son Missed Out On the Golden Age of Video Game Arcades

Zach Rosenberg takes a nostalgic look back at the largely extinct video arcade and wonders what lessons his video game-loving son could’ve gleaned from the old-school arcade culture.

You’re Projecting It Onto Us White People!

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Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.