The author, third from left, and his clan win The Happiest Family photo contest in 1957. Credit: Davega StoresMy father was always taking pictures. Still photos, movies, he had to have all the latest equipment. We were always being posed for...Contemplating this year's Christmas card photo takes on a new, and sad, meaning.
The author's children, Nick and Emily. Credit: Jeremy GerardTears come easily to me -- an airline commercial can do the trick -- but crying, of the loud, snot-gulping, bottomless despair sort, is rare. Yet that's what happened when I flipped...This dad shares his experience saying goodbye to his college-bound kids and becoming a single parent.
Your baby bird left the next last fall. Sure, it was hard. But over the last nine or ten months you've stretched your wings and found that life after raising kids really does exist. Just when you start to get comfortable, though, maybe even consider...