A day in the forest and a shared moment of wonderment bring a father and his teenaged son together.
Patrick Sallee learned from his dad that there are far more important things than sports and far greater people to admire than athletes.
Sam Pittman considers the relationship between poetry and more prosaic forms of communication in this father-son poem.
L. Lamar Wilson raises a powerful memory of sameness and difference– a father-son moment that is both tender and sorrowful.
Even though he’s never had a conversation with his Mother, Mark MacDonald is eternally grateful for all she has taught him.
For some people, emotional maturity may occur faster than others. Joe Rutland ponders the question of whether emotions and feelings really do matter in life.
Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Douglas Thompson talks about how much words can matter in the relationship between a father and his children.
As her son goes off to college, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf realizes she has been raising him for independence all along.
Pay close attention to Ed Madden’s poem about an invalid father; the speaker reveals perhaps more than he intends to.
Aaron DeLee uses the trend of “the manscape” to powerful effect in a poem that is clearly about more than just manscaping.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
As this dad thinks over his thank you list, his mom appears at the top. Here is why.
Ever wonder what the kids really want for Thanksgiving dinner?
James Halcomb reviews National Geographic’s new shows and finds a Monday night for the food and drink lover in you.
Spoken word artist and social thought leader speaks to the technology age and how it affects relationships.
Dan Szczesny has a lot to be thankful for this year, including a 10 horsepower, 24 inch, two-stage snowblower.
Aaron Philip Clark explains how to recognize when you are being culturally and ethnically objectified.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
I have no idea what this is like, because I only ever work at work (and anyone who suggests otherwise is a big flaming liarpants), but for those who do, now is a good time to offer some suggestions.
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!).