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.
Too many men only skim the surface when they talk to each other, robbing each other of humanity.
Small crafts for BIG bass. Affordable, light and compact, applying the right watercraft can pay off for anglers.
Dr. Chester Goad takes a look at how education plays into our perception of success.
Philosophy is good for you, but it tastes bad.
Thank you for breaking my spirit.
A farmer in Milwaukee is revolutionizing urban agriculture throughout the world.
After surviving the devastating 2004 tsunami, Sam de Silva says, “Despite the pain, there is still hope.”
“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan ♦◊♦[Read More…]
But WHY aren’t guys supposed to say this stuff?!
Every urge in my body wanted to give in. Here’s how I resisted. — *There is an audio version below* I can remember the first time I saw her looking at me, I felt a[Read More…]
Are you annoyed having to learn the most important lessons so many times over? I recently discovered, not for the first time, the secret of success.
New research suggests bullied children are more likely to report mental health problems compared to those who are maltreated.
Rewilding our food
The $10,000 from Ellen isn’t the story. What the straight half of this pair said is.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.