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World leaders must do more to educate refugee children, say top academics and influencers

Professor Geoff Gilbert | Posted 09.15.2016 | Education
Professor Geoff Gilbert

We, 20 leading academics and influencers from across the world, have joined forces today in an open letter to world leaders - asking that they do mor...

How a Class Pen Pal Project Connected Two Continents

Anav Silverman | Posted 09.13.2016 | Education
Anav Silverman

Photo: Letters from Tanzania students to Jerusalem students. It's September 1 and I am now beginning my seventh year of teaching English at a Jerusal...

A Letter To Nicholas Kristof Of The New York Times

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 08.17.2016 | Media
Rajan Thapaliya

The American pride causes it to dominate the rest of the world as if they are specks of dust and this misunderstanding of people and events is due to the lack of real understanding of folks in developing countries.

Internet Helps Deliver Letter Addressed Simply 'To 'Grandma'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.20.2016 | Fifty

A letter from an 11-year-old camper addressed simply “To grandma” has successfully been delivered thanks to the efforts of a determined mail carri...

Letters To My Daughters: Life Lessons

Lakshmi Iyer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Parents
Lakshmi Iyer

Dear Daughters, Over the years I have written many little notes to you. Some were on post-its that found their way to trash the next day. Some have b...

Ask Martians Anything: Send a Message to 'Space'

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 05.26.2016 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Irrespective of our Red-Planet status, the "Ask Me Anything" light is green. A Reddit user submitted a request addressed to "someone on the HI-SEAS IV crew", which our Earthside mission control passed onto us.

My Treasured Letters and the Letters of the Saints

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

With the advent of the Internet and email, the art of letter writing has suffered in the 21st century.

An Open Letter To My Husband's New Girlfriend

Carlie Maree | Posted 05.26.2016 | Divorce
Carlie Maree

We don't know each other yet but as you are now a part of my husband's life, you are also a part of mine. Its important to me that we start out on the right foot and can establish some kind of understanding as our lives may be tied together for years to come.

Three Ways to Make a Teacher Feel Appreciated

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 05.04.2016 | Education
Greater Good Science Center

By Jeremy Adam Smith It's Teacher Appreciation Week! That must be awesome for teachers, right? To find out, I asked some of them. "Some years I g...

A Love Letter to Letters -- Remembering the Mail

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.28.2016 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Remember that feeling of excitement as a kid when Mom or Dad said these three words: "You've got mail!" Nowadays, those three words make me think about bills I need to pay, crap catalogs I need to recycle and Meg Ryan smirking at Tom Hanks.

WWII Refugees Write Heartfelt Letters To Syrian Refugee Children

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.15.2016 | Good News

Former World War II refugees are paying it forward by writing letters of hope to Syrian refugee children. Sajeda, a 16-year-old refugee from Syria who...

How to Write a Love Letter That Doesn't Suck

Inverse | Posted 02.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Peter Rugg One of my more decisive early romantic defeats happened in my late high school/early co...

Love Letter From the Future

Samantha McGowan | Posted 02.15.2016 | Women
Samantha McGowan

Hi, It's me. Do you remember me? We were in love once, a very long time ago. We made each other promises before we knew who we were, before we knew w...

An Open Letter to Comedy

Johnny Taylor | Posted 02.11.2016 | Comedy
Johnny Taylor

Dear Comedy, Hi again. I know you aren't used to reading letters from me. It's unusual on this end too. Just wanted to jot a few lines down to let ...

Dear Me: Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self

Diane Lee | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
Diane Lee

Dear Me, Wow. You are almost 50. So glad you made it out of the '80s alive, with your brain cells fully intact and no hint of an STD. But wasn't it a...

How to Write a Love Letter: Inspiration from Beauvoir and Sartre

Skye Cleary | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Skye Cleary

Hot summer romances are a long distant memory as the northern hemisphere winter closes in and tempts us towards hibernation, hot chocolate, and heated holiday party debates.

A Blueprint for Cultivating Gratitude

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Is there a secret recipe for writing a good letter? I don't think so. There are many creative ways to express gratitude. This is the blueprint I use:

Being Expressive, Being Yourself

Sonia Gul Baluch | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents
Sonia Gul Baluch

Yesterday, I received a letter from my father all the way from my country, which is like a thousand miles away. Yes! A letter! I am not talking about ...

Ask Robbie: Online Profile Frustration

Robert Kingett | Posted 10.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Kingett

Everybody is different so try to not judge someone just by their profile alone. I know it's tempting to do so but try to send them a message. Say, Hi. Strike up a conversation and dig a bit deeper into what they have to offer.

A Letter To Myself On The Day My Marriage Ended

Kira Gould | Posted 09.30.2016 | Divorce
Kira Gould

Dear Me, It's all going to be okay. Things are totally crappy right now, but this moment, this feeling, is temporary.

Dear Future Daughter

Hope Kumor | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact
Hope Kumor

Always remember that daddy and I love you and you will grow up into a beautiful and wonderful woman who will meet a man who desires you. Never settle for less because you're a great person. We want you to meet a guy who would do anything for you--just like daddy.

The White House Creates 'Letters To President Obama' Tumblr

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama famously started his term by announcing he'd read 10 letters a day from ordinary Americans -- and now the public can see them, ...

These Beautiful Handwritten Love Letters Will Leave You Swooning

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.16.2016 | Arts

Once, while thumbing through my favorite book -- To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf -- I found a scrap of paper wedged within the "Time Passes" secti...

Mom With Stage 4 Cancer Writes Letters To Her Daughter For Future Milestones

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents

Wisconsin mom Heather McManamy won't let a terminal cancer diagnosis keep her from being part of her 4-year-old daughter's future. The 35-year-old is...

This Stunning Stationery Will Give You A Reason To Send Some Mail

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Photo credit: Rootytootoot/Flickr The fine yet dying art of letterpress shouldn't just be reserved for wedding invitations and baby announcements....