As a young person, there were many times when I wondered, Am I grown up yet? It seemed like I was learning a tremendous amount about the world all the time — wasn't it time to start considering myself mature, with all the wisdom and experience of an adult? Whenever something serious or frightening happened, though, I discovered all over again that I was still a child, wanting the comforts of childhood, responding to situations in a childish way.
I consider myself to be an extremely fortunate person to have grown up in New England. Maybe it's just me, but having four distinct seasons in the area where you had your formative years makes you better equipped for what the world ... Read Post
I'm a young person. A "young adult," supposedly. I'm married with two kids and back problems, so I don't necessarily feel like it all the time, but I do fall into that coveted 18-34 demographic. As a young person, I take special not... Read Post
Much has been made of the 2014 World Cup being Lionel Messi 's "career-defining moment." For many, it seems that the young Argentine captain can only truly be considered the best to have ever played the game if he leads his country ... Read Post