Husband and father Ken Carlton describes his admiration and solidarity for the new women's order leading the charge for equality and respect.
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.
How do two people living under one marriage make emotional ends meet when their careers operate on such separate tracks? And, does whipping up a decent risotto equal support?
Sex and swinging are all the rage these days. But our Man in the Kitchen says there's more than one way to add spice to a long-term relationship.
For expats whose jobs, spouses or dreams brought them to France, 2015 was a year when one could legitimately wonder whether the pleasures of life in this country were going to be compromised by the increasingly alarming trajectory of violence, and tension, which resulted from the attacks of January and November. The refrain of "they shall not win" could not eradicate a general feeling of unease felt by many Parisians, and not only expats, in the weeks after November 13.
Author and father Ken Carlton reflects on how to raise kind, open-minded and outspoken sons in today's topsy-turvy world.
While keeping food on the table has long been a litmus test of sound parenting, at a deeper level I believe cooking for your children is the ultimate nourishment for your soul.
When your child is ready to share with you who they really are, expect the unexpected and the rest will follow.