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.
How does a man fit into nature with grace.
How Islamophobia takes root online
A break up can be the end of a chapter, but not the entire book. Danielle Bertoli on how to keep your love story alive.
Take that drawing off the ‘fridge, scan and send it, and Budsies will make a one-of-a-kind stuffed toy sure to please your little artist.
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One idea she’d never entertained showed Hilary Lauren how “real love” works — and kept her from sabotaging another relationship.
Ever since the invention of the printed word, academics have been arguing about the proper place of technology in teaching.
You start out with a very 1980’s desk and BOOM! That’s progress for you.
Revising an old “Ideal Partner” list sparked realizations of the difference between conscious love and the scripted love we learn from books and movies.
The truth about using relationships to ‘fix’ yourself…
Shawn Doyle has been running his own profitable business for 12 years, and he’s learned a few things about making it happen.
How a poor-man mindset leads to not only material poverty, but to crimes against yourself and others.
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!).