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Parenting Adults

22 Things I Taught My Mom About Parenting By Getting Old(er)

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

A few weeks ago, my mom said something like, "I've had to change the whole way I parent you guys." "You guys" referred to me and my two older broth...

25 Great Things About Being The Mother Of Adult Kids

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 07.06.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

hough there are times when I miss having little children, being the mom of adults has its perks. This Mother's Day I thought I'd share the great things about having children who are all grown up.

Why Worry Stalks Me Wherever I Go

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 11.01.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

Recently, I spent a marvelous week on vacation with my family (our eldest son was working out of the country, but the younger two, 25, and 22, were able to join my husband and me). The scene was an idyllic cabin beside a lake filled with bass, osprey soaring the skies, and golden sunsets. It would have been perfect, except for one thing: Worry. Somehow, it stalks me wherever I go.

When Your Kids Become The Grown-Ups

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

In addition to the angst caused by the fact that my son was leaving home was this new twist: It was possibly the first time it seemed like he was the grown-up and I was the kid.

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.

The Happiest Place on Earth

Phyllis Berger | Posted 02.27.2012 | Fifty
Phyllis Berger

I'm going to go to Disneyland by myself. Maybe that doesn't strike anyone as odd, but at my age I think the only people who do that are the people who decorate their homes in a Mickey Mouse motif and wear Pluto sweatshirts. I am not one of those people.

A Father's Fear for His Daughter

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 12.03.2011 | Parents
Morty Lefkoe

Yes, there is always the possibility of failing at what you attempt. But if you are going to fail, wouldn't you be better off failing while reaching for your dreams?