The Symmetry of Touching Hands: A Man’s Reflection on Birth and Death

Hands are there to welcome us into the world, and to signal our exit.

How Do We Define the “Space” We Live in?

Is it possible to create more space by expanding how we think?

Knock Knock. Who Is it? Freedom

It can be hard, but the best thing we can do in the face of terrorism is stand strong and continue to enjoy our life and freedoms.

Dear Dad: The One With the ‘Nosy Neighbor’

After finding the home of her dreams, a reader is confronted with a nosy neighbor, a pants-dropping husband, and a quagmire.

The Leech Kid on Your Street and Other Childhood Perils

Along with viruses and the occasional stray animal, your children also bring home other kids.

Lessons from the One-Legged Man

Every day, Michael Carley sees the evidence that it takes more than a family to raise a child.

A Dad Sounds Off on the “Thank You” Seekers

Where are the days where good deeds were their own reward? This dad wants them back and the attention seeking to end.

“Just Wave and Watch the Smile Follow”

Strangers? Wave Anyway

How Heroes Are Made: Washington Heights Fire Dramatic Rescue [Video]

Four stories up, a man’s life hangs in balance as he perches precariously on a window ledge while smoke billows outward. Two neighbors try desperately to help him before firefighters arrive. The video tells all.

Who Are You to Judge: Let Yourself Off the Hook.

Neill O’Farrell believes we should take the simple phrase “who am I to judge” and use it as a mantra for better living.

The Neighbor

“She looks into my living room as if to glimpse someone behind me. No one should be there.” By Jimin Han

8 Potentially Life-Threatening Situations in Daily Life (INFOGRAPHIC)

Were you aware that some decisions we take completely for granted could actually have life-threatening consequences?

Dear John: I Think My Boss Is Having An Affair

A boss who might be having an affair, a friend going crazy with tattoos, and neighbors who are suddenly dog-crazy.

Do Something: Human Trafficking & the Bystander Effect

Photographer Nannette Ricaforte on why she fights against human trafficking.

I Am a Writing Desk

Justin Cascio had to leave home to find his people: more than once.

Dear John: Are Her Feelings More Important Than The Mortgage?

An unreasonable spouse over insurance, missing information about a sister, and a broken ankle on a neighbor’s icy porch.