The following is an excerpt from "One Big Happy Family" by Lisa Rogak:
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Art Kutchinski, 82, feels fortunate to be surrounded by his family. But this is no ordinary reunion. Art has nine happy and healthy siblings, ranging ...
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The legal community and researchers often define divorce matters in technical terms: custodial parent, cu...
I wasn't born into a family so much as I was hatched, in the general vicinity of a 20-year-old Minnesota girl with a really bad drinking problem, and the love of her life, a Billy-Dee-Williams-type who committed crimes for a living.
Maybe it is not a cloying, over simplified label: it is a complex and beautiful reality, our life with an angel.
I can personally attest to the fact that it's very possible to love, nurture and care for a child with autism while running a gratifying career.
With Passover rolling around, I find myself once again aware of my relationship to this traditional family gathering, gauging the particular breadth of my remove.
When we go out together I have taken to using the introduction Jessica uses for me, "This is my daughter's mother." Because that is who she is.
My father's rages returned every few weeks. He threw shoes, kitchenware, whatever was nearby. His words hurt more.
I was in a haze, where everything--a stubbed toe, a restaurant running out of the soup I wanted for lunch, my chronic despair over being single--morphed into the sad, dense fog of my mother's absence.
I've asked various writers I admire to discuss their wild, messy, loving, non-traditional families as well. Below, Richard Goodman talks about his happy family.
The network behind "Little People, Big World" is taking on another group of people who don't quite fit in the regular society.
TLC has ordered a si...
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