Do your kids have too much stuff? Tom Burns explains why people keep giving them presents.
Bill Murphy swore he would never go back to his hometown that was full of abuse and turmoil. But then something unexpected brought him back.
“Your dad sent you an e-mail asking if you had photos for the DVD they’ll play at the funeral; your aunt has asked you to go ahead and write her obituary. You don’t write it yet. You are absolutely incapable of writing about her in past tense.”
Capt. William E. Simpson is a survivalist. And naturally enough, so are his children — and his grandchildren.
A chance to get with a pro-golfer who is married, a self-conscious man with gynecomastia, and keeping a daughter from her grandparents awful relationship habits.
We can’t make it happen, but becoming a grandparent brings the gift of unconditional love from another human being.
Josh Bowman takes a moment to remember some of the things he learned from his wonderful Zayde on the ten-year anniversary of his passing.
Guest blogger Justin Cascio looks back on youthful summers in Maine filed with ice cream, fireworks,adopted grandparents and a motorcycle riding chef.
There really are no words for this other than Shane’s.
Should we teach boys that they can be heroes? Should we teach them that they can change the world by themselves?
Teryn O’Brien wishes she’d understood the nature of grief before she went through her own, because understanding the nature of grief will offer new hope in sadness. —– After a year of grief, I’ve learned a lot. I’ve also made some mistakes along the way. Today, I jotted down 15 things I wish I’d known […]
Dr. NerdLove says the difference between flirting failure and mastery isn’t about avoiding mistakes, but how you roll with them when they happen.
D. A. Wolf is pleased that work and family issues are taking center stage in today’s New York Times. But she thinks the article misses the bigger issues of the economic forces at play in today’s world—for both genders.
It’s tempting to homogenize Nelson Mandela’s views into something everyone can support. But he did not seek — or obtain — universal approval.
Part 2 of a 6 part serial from Lou Aronica and The Story Plant.
Phillip Chesnut is a cup-cake decorating guy who cares about his kids—not a bearded mountain man. Can he get his man card back?
What Renner Larson’s grandfather, uncle and Dick Van Dyke taught him about masculinity.
Gary Lai is married to Jill Morley of Fight Like a Girl fame. And the question he gets asked all the time is, “What do you think when your wife gets hit in the face.”
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
This case could have implications for similar cases playing out in other states.