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Bragging About Kids

'My Kid Just Got Into Harvard' And Other Things You Should Never Say At Work

AARP Life Reimagined | Kara Baskin | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty

Ah, children: They’re a great conversational equalizer and icebreaker. Still, there’s a fine line between pleasant conversation, which can create ...

A Different Kind of 'Kvelling'

Nancy L. Wolf | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Nancy L. Wolf

Kvelling gets a bit trickier as your kids get older. Especially if your kid happens not to be on the do-not-pass-go direct path from high school to early admission to the elite college of their choice, and then on to a top grad school or impressive first job.

All I Want for Christmas Is an Average Holiday Card

Julie Halpert | Posted 02.11.2013 | Parents
Julie Halpert

This year, don't beat yourself up if you don't get around to sending that holiday card. Instead, hug your children tight. Focus less on the unearned trophies, missed soccer goals and family squabbles. Here's to a boastful-free holiday.

The Endless Summer Conversation Loop of Suburban Moms

Jen M.L. | Posted 09.10.2012 | Parents
Jen M.L.

I should know better by now. If I leave my house I'm going to encounter people who bug me.