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7 Certainties When Visiting My 89-Year-Old Mother For A Week

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 08.10.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I know I'm not alone. I am an aging baby boomer with a widowed mother who lives 1,000 miles away from me. And there are certain things I can be sure of when I stay with my mom in Ohio.

It's Okay to Come Home

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Alexandria Polanosky of Ohio University Learning to appreciate your home country as much as your host country As your time in your host country ...

What It's Like Coming Home

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Kearan Meagher of University of Calgary They say you can't come home again. It's always hard leaving home, especially when it's your first time. ...

Post-Vacation Depression Is Real

Denise C. Rehrig | Posted 03.23.2017 | Travel
Denise C. Rehrig

One year after leaving New York, we arrived back in the city on a bitter, cold-ass February night. My husband and I had spent the past year chasing su...

There Is No Such Beauty as Where You Belong

Dana McKenna | Posted 11.04.2016 | Travel
Dana McKenna

"The Road Home" by Stephen Paulus, is one of my favorite songs. I first learned it when I was singing with a church choir, and although it may have i...

10 Things You Should Know About #NLGJA15

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

It is the 25th Anniversary of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) Convention and Career and Community Expo, the 11th LGBT Media Summit and it is in San Francisco September 3rd through 6th.

Exit Stage Left: Leaving the Military a Different Person

Lisa M. Van Wormer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Women
Lisa M. Van Wormer

The knowing that the mid-twenties carefree girl who boarded the plane to take her to the other side the world will never return. She will never again be the girl who never went to war. She will never again be a girl whose friends didn't die from mortars.

Gong Li and Zhang Yimou Reunite in Coming Home

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment
Helen I. Hwang

The renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou takes a hard look at mental illness featuring his past muse Gong Li in a not-so-glamorous role, in the film Coming Home.

American Sniper Leaves Oscar Weekend Behind Without Top Prizes But With Larger Laurels

William Bradley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

American Sniper may not have come out of Oscar weekend with any of the top prizes, but it did come away with a new cumulative box office of more than $320 million. That's by far the highest of any war film in history, not to mention more than all the other Oscar Best Picture nominees combined.

Coming Home

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

In the past few weeks I've traveled to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Philadelphia, New York City (many times), and Maine (for college visits)....

The Key To Helping Veterans Thrive In The Civilian Job Market

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

After risking their lives to defend our country, veterans return home to face what feels like an upward battle: Finding employment outside of their mi...

How Veterans Are Finding Peace And Healing Through Meditation

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Monday is Memorial Day, a day to celebrate and honor our country's veterans and acknowledge the depth of their sacrifice. It is also an opportunity to...

Sometimes the Best Part of Traveling Is Coming Home to a Really Excited Dachshund

Paula Froelich | Posted 05.19.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I obviously love to travel... but even more exciting than visiting far off lands is coming home to Karl Froelich.

Interview: Bruce Dern Speaks... and Speaks

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In one sense, actor Bruce Dern is an interviewer's dream: He's pithy, quotable and voluble. In another sense, Dern is an interviewer's nightmare: You ask one question and never get the chance to ask another, because he's got so much to say.

Re-Entry: Returning Home From Study Abroad

Jake Fischer | Posted 02.07.2013 | College
Jake Fischer

When people think of study abroad, they most commonly think of how difficult it is to be forced to transition into a foreign society and culture in the time it takes to snap your fingers. However, integrating back into one's home culture following months of time abroad is not a cakewalk either.

House Of The Returning Son

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 11.06.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

Years ago I found myself in a bad situation: I'd made bad career decisions, needed the right job, was running dangerously low on cash, and my confidence (or belief in myself) was near an all-time low. So I asked my mother if I could move into her house for a while.

The Reality Military Shows Will Never Air

Janine Boldrin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact
Janine Boldrin

We don't air our struggles and ask for pity regarding our troubles but the public should be exposed to the true, unglamorous sacrifices our service members and their families' make. Not the staged glory.

'Coming Home': Soldier Surprises His Kids At USO Benefit

Posted 07.19.2012 | TV

The show "Coming Home" (Wed., 11 p.m. ET on Lifetime) just loves to set children up to be surprised by the presence of their military parent, and it w...

'Coming Home': Daughter Gets 'The Best Surprise Ever!'

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

Matt Rogers and the "Coming Home" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime) team staged a surprise family reunion in Watertown, New York Wednesday night. Unbe...

'Coming Home': Father And Child Reunion

Posted 06.21.2012 | TV

It was a very emotional reunion for one young family on "Coming Home" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime) Wednesday night. As Elizabeth Lyles attended a...

Soldier Disguises Himself As A Mascot For 'Coming Home' Surprise

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

A soldier's homecoming is almost a sacred moment for his or her family. On "Coming Home" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime), cameras and viewers at home g...

'Coming Home' Premiere: Surprise Family Reunion At Raiders Game

Posted 03.12.2012 | TV

On the Season 2 Premiere of "Coming Home" (Sun., 10 p.m. EST on Lifetime) viewers met SFC Michael Eaton, his wife Tonya and their four kids. In th...

What To Do When Someone Rains On Your Parade

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Do we have the intestinal fortitude to live this marvelous nature out today, that part of us that lives beyond self-criticism, judgment, comparison and down-right making ourselves wrong for what we didn't achieve?

Mad Men: The Streak Continues

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Mad Men is, sadly, off the air till the summer. But it is definitely on a roll. Earlier in January, it won as best dramatic series at the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Producers Guild, among others.

Coming Home

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

Since my daughter joined the military community, she has opened my eyes to the military lifestyle, as foreign to me as another planet.