Millions wept as Notre Dame burned. Why was this cataclysmic event so unifying? Ken Carlton remembers how the cathedral's bells tolled for him during his first flirt in Paris.
Champagne, jewelry, roses? An adoring husband muses on the best, most unexpected ways to say 'I love you' on Valentine's Day, a date filled with high expectations.
No matter how much you prepare, empty nest syndrome can hit you hard. Ken Carlton, author and father of two boys off to college, describes the heartbreak of cooking and eating alone.
A father contemplates the best way to educate and protect both boys and girls when out on the dating scene in the age of #MeToo.
Holidays mean different things to different people, but one thing that never fails to unify the family around a table is a lovingly-prepared holiday meal.
Author Ken Carlton lays out the advantages of a commuter marriage and warns which traps to avoid to make a long-distance relationship work.
When your child is ready to share with you who they really are, expect the unexpected and the rest will follow.