monkeybusinessimages / Getty Last month while at an educational event, I spoke on a panel with an elementary school teacher who has two decades’ worth of experience. What I...

This is for the cool aunts, the women who, by blood or by fate, enter our lives and make everything brighter. This is for our best friends, the ones...

The last few days of our dad’s life was spent peacefully in hospice. As the nurses walked in and out of the room, we would ask them question after...

You probably don’t think much about your annual exam. Every year you go to the doctor and go through the motions. But do you even know what they’re looking...

I struggle daily with anhedonia — the inability to feel pleasure. Many people who are put on antidepressants may feel similarly. Some days I get this urge to be...

A pregnancy miscarriage occurs in one of four pregnancies, most commonly in the first trimester. Some of these women know they’re pregnant, and some don’t. Many haven’t announced their...

Image via Evergreen FireRescue / Twitter Look, hiking is hard for even the most in-shape humans. It’s dirty and can be wet or cold or hot and hikes can...

Image via Twitter/@Matsamon A 10-year-old boy was playing outside his grandmother’s house when Chicago police suddenly detained and handcuffed him. They forced a child to lean against the hood of the...

Image via Instagram/Hilary Duff Just a day after sister Haylie announced the birth of her baby girl, Hilary Duff shared the happy news that she’s expecting a little one...

Trigger warning: suicide In February, Anthony Bourdain described himself as “happy” to People Magazine. He talked a lot about his 11-year-old daughter, Ariane, his child with ex-wife Ottavia Busia....