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Saying Goodbye to Creepy Baby

TueNight | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
TueNight

The photo was a forever-frozen time capsule, a blip in some nameless baby's life, suspended in perpetuity in a chintzy frame. An anonymous toddler, ostensibly born around the same time as me, in a backyard kiddie pool, living a childhood that looked like mine.

Ann Brenoff

Forget First Loves, How About First Jobs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.18.2014 | Fifty

Before you know it, summer will be fading as fast as our tans and we'll all be planning our Labor Day barbecues. Labor Day is one of those holidays wh...

10 Surefire Signs You Were Born In The 1950s

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 07.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com You're definitely a boomer if you remember these favorite TV shows, iconic toys and political turning points. Read...

How Many Of These Iconic Cartoon Mascots Can You Actually Name?

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business

After all these years ... do you actually know the head Keebler elf's real name?

The One Unforgettable Experience Every Father And Son Should Share

Christopher Harder | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Christopher Harder

My son discovered the luminous blue bicycle on his fifth Christmas, next to the tree. That cold morning, I led him along living room and dining room circuits as he got the hang of riding on two tires, with a lot of help from training wheels. He was still years away from any possible attempt at the Tour de France...and his only performance-enhancing drug was the exuberance of a little boy.

Heartbreaking Memorials To Dead Animals Will (Strangely) Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

For many children, their first exposure to death occurs with the death of an animal. Whether it's a beloved family fish who's lived out its last days ...

Daily Meditation: Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The Phrase I Used to Hate

Christine Burke | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Christine Burke

Before my son's birth, I envisioned long afternoons of cuddling and bonding, making gourmet meals for my husband and catching up on the books on my nightstand that had gone ignored while I worked full-time. It was going to be fabulous... and then our son got here.

A Little Nostalgia and a Bit of Perspective

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

I wonder if, the older I get, life will seem simple again. In my 20s, I maintained a limited view of the world, not seeing more than I could handle perhaps. Will that be my final decades as well?

Why It's So Important To Pause And Take A Breath Together On The Fourth Of July

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty
Ann V. Klotz

Independence Day. Ideals. Parades and fireworks. Big ideas counterpointed against ceremony and celebration. On July 4, I suspend my worries about our country. I dive into nostalgia, grateful for immersion in traditions free of cynicism, free of the complexity of close analysis.

7 Men I'm Glad I've Had In My Life

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Alexandra Rosas

I've had some very good people pass through my life. Their names won't be important to you, but the part they played when they were with me is something worth sharing.

Adventures in Brudderland: Conor Byrne's Foureyes and the New Nostalgia

Jaime Lubin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

Hanging out with Conor Byrne is like visiting Movie Nerd Disneyland, and you'd better have your adventure cap on.

Hot Rods - Extreme Expressions of Speed and Death

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Style
Soren Petersen

America is all about life, liberty and the pursuit of one's personal version of happiness and in today's politically correct world, few places expre...

Last Days of School

Karen Cordano | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Karen Cordano

Oh, pompous, naive, foolish Karen. When will you get over yourself and start actually listening to the more experienced parents?

We 'Double Dare' You To Watch This Supercut

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Do you remember "Double Dare"? It was Nickelodeon's trivia game show from the '80s that had kids across America screaming, "I'll take the physical ...

The iPhone as Personal Time Capsule

Pauline Millard | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology
Pauline Millard

I have pretty much every single text anyone has ever sent me. I know I could keep the digital conversation going by simply transferring the data, but I see each new phone as the start of a new era.

Rites and Rituals

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sonya Hamlin

Ends of seasons signal transitions, and the one from the long winter through the questionable spring before the hopeful leap into summer also engender...

The Father's Day Card I Wish I Could Send

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 06.15.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

I have become a memory hoarder, but I wish I could remember more things to thank you for on Father's Day.

Conan's 'Super Smash Bros' Review Will Have Gamers Freaking Out

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

Gamers, prepare to freak out. Conan O'Brien has already reviewed some crazy huge video games, but this exclusive sneak peek at the new "Super Smash...

Lessons from Dad: Enjoy the Ride

Kristin Shaw | Posted 06.12.2014 | Parents
Kristin Shaw

Over the years, attending car shows with my dad became our special connection. I have great memories of walking the car show grounds with my father as he pointed out makes and models for me.

10 Ways To Give Your Kids An Honest-To-Goodness 1970s Summer

Melissa Fenton | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
Melissa Fenton

You know what I want my kids to experience this summer? The same type of summer I would have experienced in the late 1970s. The exact same one. I survived it, and they will too.

Yagana Shah

9 Facts About 'Ferris Bueller' That Will Blow Your Mind

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty

It's been nearly 30 years today, since Ferris Bueller took the day off, but kids (and adults) everywhere still dream of ditching school (or work) with...

What I Learned From My Dad About Being a Father

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

As I continue on this journey called fatherhood and second-guess myself about what I am doing or not doing, I will do my best to fall back on what my Dad taught me.

School's Out

Tom Cramer | Posted 06.10.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

The recently past Memorial Day weekend was a blast, and it brought me back to days gone by -- growing up in the '70s in the suburbs of Chicago.

Kids Freak Out Over 'DuckTales'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

Get ready to feel old, '90s kids. "DuckTales," a show featuring a catchy theme song, anthropomorphic water fowl and crazy adventures, was once a '9...