Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.
“What the cops want, on some level, is to believe their version of the world, that black people are dangerous.” By Matthew Salesses
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?
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
“Adoptee voices must be included in conversations about adoption. Adoptee voices must be valued.” By Matthew Salesses
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” the baby falls in love, unrequited, and Matt ponders the socialization element of the holidays.
Adoption is a complicated thing, but Matthew Salesses wants to be sure to thank his adoptive parents for being there when he needed them.
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt takes his daughter to a Halloween party and wonders: Is Halloween a White People Holiday?
Should an author write characters of a different race than his own? Is that exploitation? Appropriation? Race denial? Or is it the author’s right? A conversation with Bill Cheng and Christine Lee Zilka on writing outside one’s race.
Sometimes facing your child’s issues means facing your own issues. In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt Salesses breaks down over sensory problems he didn’t know he had.
“T. seemed to me an entirely wholesome child, as if he could never have survived public school. Perhaps that is how I set myself apart from him. Perhaps I was trying to scare him.” An excerpt from Daddy Cool.
I taught the boy that to launch a kite, you let the wind do the work. I told him the air had a weight of its own.
The SPCA says “Dogs this smart deserve a home.” How about a paycheck?
We’ve long been told to seize the day, but Luke Davis thinks it’s time to challenge the monsters that live in the dark and reclaim the night as well.
Asking yourself, “where is the hope in today’s world?” Check out this 2 minute video from a guy who has had enough of violence against women, and then share it
From an eating disorder, to relationship fears, this helped Hilary Lauren turn life’s mountains into molehills.
For those who attempt to navigate the labyrinth of law and court
More than a few Christian pastors call for horrific treatment of LGBT people including shame, ostracism, psychiatric abuse and even death. One woman walks into their churches and confronts them face to face. This is her story.
This is no Hallmark card cutesy advice. These are real 40-plus guys sharing the things that have actually made their lives better.
Bryan Reeves has a vaccine for jealousy. Inoculate yourself now, before it sickens your relationship.
How one white guy’s perspective on race in the USA changed from Ferguson to Jefferson City
Why victim-blaming is perfectly natural, even though it’s not necessary or perfectly OK.
Maybe Christmas joy doesn’t come from “doing it right,” but from turning things around when you feel like everything is going wrong.
Raise your hand if this sounds familiar – I had to replace my (fill in with that item now in the landfill) because I couldn’t find a replacement part!
Thoughts on women’s rights and war, on stay-at-home dads and empty nest syndrome. From someone who’s been there, done that.
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.