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Adult Kids

7 Celebrity Empty Nesters Who Feel Your Back-To-School Pain

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty

Summer's nearly over. And for many parents, that means saying goodbye to their 18-year-olds heading off to college. It's the kids' first time being on...

Remember That Time When You Should Have Gone To Dad First?

Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents

Mom is great and all, but there were just some situations when you wanted to go to Dad first. It didn’t mean one parent was better than the other, i...

6 Mother's Day Gifts That Mom Actually Wants

Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents

Another gift-giving holiday is upon us, and this time it’s Mom’s turn to be pampered and showered with attention. However, the perfect gift for he...

5 Key Things To Remember When Your Adult Child Moves Home

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.04.2014 | Fifty

Wasn't there a sci-fi flick called "Clash Of The Generations?" OK, maybe not. But clearly there could be one. When adult children move back into the f...

Why Helping Out Your Grown Kids May Be Good For Your Mental Health

Posted 02.25.2014 | Fifty

When it comes to helping out your middle-aged kids, the more you give, the more you get. A new study shows that while parents may want their children ...

5 Things You Should Never Talk To Your Adult Kids About

Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 05.06.2013 | Fifty
Anthonia Akitunde

Yes, we know you would like to have grandchildren -- no need to remind us every time we talk.

5 Ways To Stress Less About Your Adult Kids' Return To The Nest

Posted 02.28.2013 | Fifty

With an estimated 85 percent of new college grads moving back home and roughly 13 percent of adult children ages 18-29 returning home after attempting...

The Room Of My Life

Next Avenue | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Anne Kreamer In turning an empty adult child's bedroom into an office, a mother blends generations of family history...

12 Tips To Help Your East Coast Kids Weather Hurricane Sandy

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

We have two daughters living on Manhattan, right in the path of Frankenstorm. After years of living in the Caribbean we have some valuable tips to give them. Though being over-prepared may make them feel stupid, it can also save their lives.

Adult Kids Say the Darndest Things (On Twitter)

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

A treasury of tweets that every parent of an adult kid will love!

9 Things We Wish We'd Known Before We Sent Our Kid To College

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

With autumn upon us, many new empty nesters have sent a fledgling off to college for the first time. Here are some DOs and DON'Ts on how to get through that first semester without losing your mind.

The 6 Things You Should Never Say To Your Adult Child

Next Avenue | Posted 10.02.2012 | Fifty

As my 29-year-old son was ticking off all the weddings he and his girlfriend would be attending in the coming 12 months, I blurted, “So when are you getting married?” “Mom!!!” he said (I swear I could hear the exclamation marks of annoyance).

eSports and How to Stay Connected with Your Grown-Up Kids

John Pavley | Posted 10.25.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

Looking around the vast auditorium floor I see only a handful of parents. But that's ok. I'd rather spend a weekend in the world that my kids inhabit than force them to suffer through mine.

Will They Still Love Us When We're 64?

Jane Adams Ph.D. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Fifty
Jane Adams Ph.D.

As a generation, we've changed the boundary between parent and child by enlarging the definition of the relationship to include 'friend.'

Embracing My Messy Home

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

I love that my house is messy. Wherever I look, I see signs of my boy, that six-foot-five fella who has been scarce around here because of that college thing he has going on.