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Alcoholic Mom

WATCH: How Alcoholic Mom From 'Oprah Show' Finally Hit Bottom

OWN | Posted 08.28.2013 | OWN

Back in 2004, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" told the story of Sarah Kohl, an Illinois mother with a drinking problem. Kohl let the world see her struggle, ...

I Wanted to Be the Perfect Mom

Colleen Greene | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Colleen Greene

I began drinking more often and little by little, I was out of control. But, I couldn't admit it to anyone. If I said it aloud, it would be an admission that I was a failure. At the time, I felt that I'd rather be dead than a failure -- a less-than-perfect mom.

Guilt With the First Pour: How Is Your Relationship With Alcohol?

Julie Elsdon-Height | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Elsdon-Height

Taking the edge off with alcohol is a dangerous path to tread if you're not being cognizant of the potential effect it can have upon you. Take me as a prime example: I was an educated, loving wife and mother of two who would never have asked to be in the situation I found myself in.

Diane Schuler's Death: A Downer For Moms Who Drink

TIME | Ada Calhoun Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As recently as last month, drinking parents seemed to be all the rage. On the bookshelves: Stefanie Wilder-Taylor's Naptime Is the New Happy Hour, Rob...