Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine
This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Hong Kong Will Always Have My Heart
It's my hometown but I despise the way it's changing.
Millennials Tell Us the One Thing They’d Bring Back from Childhood
Tamagotchis. Snap bracelets. Hopes and dreams for the future?
Disney Movies Ranked from Least to Most Childhood-Ruining
So. Much. Parental Death.
Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life
But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.
Meeting the Fugitive Kids of International Drug Smugglers
The writer – who was forced to move around the world as a child because of her weed-smuggling father – speaks to others who have lived similar lives.
Everyone You Love Will Die
A Eulogy to the Dad I Never Knew
It's a strange and difficult process, losing a biological father who gave you half your DNA, but who you only met a handful of times.
How Pop Music Became the Soundtrack to the Quarter Life Crisis
The music of Selena, Justin, Ariana and Miley is the only thing that will prepare you for turning 30.
Rural Week NZ
Why Growing Up in a Kiwi Gang Town Isn't What You Think
I almost never talk about being from Kawerau, not out of embarrassment, but because people make assumptions about your life.
The Films That Traumatised Us as Children
"I literally shit my pants. And that was the last time I would ever shit my pants."
An Inspiring Animation of Stephen King Talking About the Power of Dreams
King's creepiest characters get together to explain the relationship between fear, childhood, and dreams.
I Grew Up in a Haunted House and I Turned Out Fine
"At first glance, I was just your basic high schooler in ripped Hollister jeans, but the swirling rumors of the haunting lent me an air of mystery."