Instead of learning how to read and write, children are training to avoid getting shot in school.
Deanne Shoyer revisits her 2012 thoughts on the Sandy Hook shootings questioning the rush to blame mental illness and/or autism in Elliot Rodger’s rage filled Santa Barbara mass shootings.
Funds for mental health budgets were slashed a combined $4 billion from 2008 to 2012. However, in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December experts have watched that trend sharply reverse.
California passed new legislation last week aimed at getting over 40,000 illegally owned weapons off the streets.
Boston Marathon bombing reminded Whit Honea of a conversation he had with his son after Sandy Hook, and how love overcomes fear
In our age of terrorism, we have become a nation of lifeguards. When tragedy hits, Americans have learned to open their doors instead of closing them.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn said, “Only better mental health laws will ensure that the Newtown mass shooting victims ‘did not die in vain.'”
Senators struck a hard-fought compromise Wednesday, which may result in the most ambitious change to gun laws since 1994.
School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
I want to feel my feelings again. And ruminate on what, in the end, is my contribution to make to my family and my world.
This year’s 76ers are not about basketball. Rather, the 2014-15 76ers are all about potential and hope.
Being a dad is never easy, but you don’t have to look back on your little girl’s childhood with regret.
After two years filled with physical and emotional pain, Alex Brennan shares what he’s learned, much of it by accident.
Lina Acosta Sandaal on how to share the load as parents.
Bill Quigley pays homage to teachers, and learns that not all of them are found in schools.
Some things must seen to be believed. In this case, the art of the buugengs.
Are people living happier and more fulfilling lives since technology enabled us to “do” more? Or are people increasingly stressed out due to overstimulation, due to being over-connected?
The average father spends eight hours at work, two hours watching TV, two hours on his phone, but seven minutes talking with his children. This father shares how he broke the cycle.
Endurance events might sound painful, but they can transform your life.
Christian Lyons bares his breast cancer experience to remind us it happens to men, too.
Let’s dispense once and for all with the myth of fathers being absent, absent-minded, or absolutely clueless when it comes to childbirth.
Sarah Gross gives some great tips for starting a socially responsible business.
A 20-something’s journey into manhood.
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.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).