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.
“They know what they want out of lives, what they are looking for, and they have their own rules for making all that happen for themselves. They don’t rely on outside approval. They don’t need others to prove their worth.”
I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
If you’ve made the switch to a plant-based diet, you may be wondering how to navigate a holiday table. It turns out it’s a lot easier than you might think. Andrew Raines has the scoop.
A dad coins a new phrase: “Kardashianization.” Here is why he feels the concept is destructive to those he loves the most: his daughters.
Billy Flood reminds us that when it comes to rape, nobody is ever “asking for it” and this type of shaming needs to end right here, right now.
Christopher M. Anderson feels his identity as a man runs deeper than society’s definition of manhood.
The tall tale of Tomayo McDuffy, a teen accused of attempted murder, has a happy ending.
Justin Hamm offers his own simple philosophy of thanksgiving and celebration in a poem that will ring true for many.
Michael Stilley takes a look at Commissioner Silver’s proposal to legalize sports gambling.
Dr. Kristen Hick identifies five relationship blunders and how recognizing these mistakes may make the difference between long-lasting and short-lived duos.
Don’t worry about others, do you.
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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.
Through the creative use of social media, Hadfield has made space exciting for a new generations of enthusiasts.
You might expect that Bruce Lee would tell us to take on adversity with sheer force, but this wisdom he learned from his mentor taught him a better way to be strong.
Men are falling behind very quickly, but it’s easy to miss the trend if we focus on long-term data and not recent students and graduates.