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Remembering The Boy Who Broke My Heart When I Was Young

Nancy Roman | Posted 07.22.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

I did not have a lot of boyfriends when I was young. I was self-conscious and nerdy, and could not figure out how to connect with boys. But now and then, in my teens and 20S, I managed to find myself with a boyfriend. I met Lee when I was 19. He broke my heart. But not in the way you imagine.

The Things You Don't Remember Shape Who You Are

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 07.21.2016 | Science

What is the earliest memory you have? Most people can’t remember anything that happened to them or around them in their toddlerhood. The phenomenon,...

I Remember

Honey Good | Posted 07.18.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

By Susan "Honey" Good Last night, over dinner, I met a charming man. He is from Cleveland; a theatre director, a traveler and a very enlightening man...

8 Years Later, I Forgot To Remember My Dad's Suicide

Bryan Behar | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Bryan Behar

Frankly, I'm still making it up as I go. But as forgetting the anniversary indicates, I feel like for the first time in a long time, I'm doing pretty well.

Once Upon A Boy Of Summer

David S. Simon | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David S. Simon

Summer has officially begun its reunion tour, performing at all the Tanglewood festivals of me and just like that the file drawer that houses my seaso...

Teacher Had Class Doodle On Her Dress So She’d Never Forget Them

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Good News

This idea passes with flying colors. Sha-Ree' Castlebury, who's taught first grade in Pat Henry Elementary in Lawton, Oklahoma, for the past five year...

Father's Day: The Wonderful Side Of Never

Nancy Roman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

It's another Father's Day. My Dad was a family man. I could also say that he was a war hero, a self-taught engineer, and a handsome, intelligent, and athletic man. He could swing a golf club and he could swing my mother around the dance floor. But mostly he was a family man.

Honoring Dads Gone Too Soon On Father's Day

Allison Gilbert | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

It's essential to recognize that a sanctuary doesn't even have to exist outdoors -- you can assign refuge status to any spot you dedicate for reflection, even your sofa -- as long as it offers you a quiet place to remember.

Lost On Memory Lane

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Lisa Smith Molinari

As I trudged sniffling up our basement stairs, I realized that I didn't keep all those boxed basement relics for my kids, I kept them so I wouldn't forget. Regardless, High School Graduation, the monumental milestone that heralds adulthood and independent life, has a way of making the last 18 years unforgettable.

I Won't Let The Memories Of High School Haunt Me

Valeria Laura Rigo | Posted 06.09.2016 | Teen
Valeria Laura Rigo

It was my first year of high school, and after 4 months, I had finally decided it wasn't so bad. Where were all those insults and bullies I had seen i...

If Nightgowns Could Talk, What Would Yours Say?

Karla Araujo | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
Karla Araujo

When my brothers and I were very young my father tore my mother's nightgown off while she was preparing breakfast. Children of the Depression era, they weren't prone to frolicking but on that particular Sunday morning, my father must have been feeling frisky.

How an Ant Taught Me To Be a Better Mom

Rachel G. Scott | Posted 06.07.2016 | Parents
Rachel G. Scott

There is something beautiful about parenting that, I think in the hustle and bustle of life, I tend to forget. The element of raising a child that is ever changing and ever developing is so common that it can seem a burden rather than a blessing.

Facebook: A Museum of Memories

James Stoddah | Posted 05.31.2016 | Fifty
James Stoddah

Earlier this year, I had an unwelcome reminder of my age. I received an invite to a Facebook group, QEGS @50. My school year were all turning 50 this year so the group was founded to organize a reunion. Accepting the invite opened a magical box of retrospect.

The Secret to Making Memories: Stop Trying to Make Memories

Pam Bauer | Posted 05.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Pam Bauer

There is an irony about trying to make memories: that we will not really know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

A Final Lesson

Amanda Redhead | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Amanda Redhead

Ten years ago I attended the funeral of a woman who wasn't terribly kind. A woman that many avoided due to her perpetually sharp tongue.

My Muddled Memory

Tom Kramer | Posted 05.27.2016 | Comedy
Tom Kramer

I take vitamins for memory loss... and I'm not sure if they're working. But those 'how-to enhance your memory' books? They definitely don't do it for ...

The Silver Lining of a Very Dark Cloud

Danielle Posa | Posted 05.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Posa

It's been 3 weeks since his death and there is a new sadness that lives inside of me that feels like it will never fade away. It's as if my being has been permanently changed. The cells of my body are different. My organs feel different. And my heart physically aches inside of my chest.

What My Kids Learned From My HBCU Reunion

Toni Williams | Posted 05.10.2016 | Black Voices
Toni Williams

My history met its future in August of 1990. Then it was buried under the reality of moving from my parents' home to a dorm room at a small historical...

Write Now

Carol Bryant | Posted 05.04.2016 | Women
Carol Bryant

I decided that instead of birthday presents of more stuff, what I wanted most from my mother was more memories. Her memories. I already had my memories but wanted to hear her version. And so I asked that in the future, could she send me gifts of memories.

Four Ideas for Remembering Mom This Mother's Day

Allison Gilbert | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

Absence and presence can coexist and fully embracing this concept is what gives us the greatest strength to move forward. Especially if you've lost your mom and Mother's Day fills you with unease. There are plenty of uplifting ways to celebrate her memory and doing so can bring you a terrific amount of joy.

Why I miss living in the USA

Lisa Stentvedt | Posted 04.27.2016 | Travel
Lisa Stentvedt

Before moving to Oslo to study I was a Walt Disney World Cast Member living and working in Orlando, Florida. The year I spent there was such an amazin...

Reflect on the Moments That Count

Liza Larregui | Posted 04.27.2016 | Parents
Liza Larregui

You worry about what you don't have or what you think you need, all the while missing the moments playing out right in front of you; moments that people who are no longer here would have wanted to be a part of.

I'm Technology Obsessed and I Refuse to Apologize -- Here's Why

Ashli Mazer | Posted 04.21.2016 | Parents
Ashli Mazer

I am certain those around me consider me "social media and technology obsessed." They are right. I am. Here is the thing, my biggest fear in life is that I will forget moments in time.

Top 6 Ideas to Keep Memories Alive By Repurposing and Upcycling Clothing

Allison Gilbert | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

Below are six more of my favorite ideas for repurposing jackets, shirts, pants, and other articles of clothing:

A Young Girl, A Book And A Teacher

Christina Pacella | Posted 04.19.2016 | Education
Christina Pacella

It's not a secret. Reading is food for the mind and for the soul. The earlier children come into contact with books the better!