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Was This Dad Right To Spy On His Teenage Daughter?

Was This Dad Right To Spy On His Teenage Daughter?

Ann Brenoff  02. 5.2016
One of the lowest hanging fruits on the parenting tree are those ubiquitous apps that keep track of your kids for you. Notice I didn't...
Putting The 'Play' Back In 'Play Sports'

Putting The 'Play' Back In 'Play Sports'

Ann Brenoff  02. 4.2016
A fellow soccer mom and I had an interesting exchange the other morning. Our freshmen sons are both on the same high school team, which...
My Heart Broke When My Mom Said 'We'll Get To See Each Other Soon'

My Heart Broke When My Mom Said 'We'll Get To See Each Other Soon'

Lisa Hirsch  02. 4.2016
I discovered that mom's money would shortly be running out. We are now getting closer to the moment, when she will have to go on Medicaid,...
The Most Heartbreaking Experience Of Parenthood

The Most Heartbreaking Experience Of Parenthood

Sharon Greenthal  02. 2.2016
For those of us who are parents, if we are lucky, something enormous will happen to each of us one day. Something as monumental and life-changing...
Family Flies Newborn Twins Around The World To Surprise Grandma

Family Flies Newborn Twins Around The World To Surprise Grandma

Yagana Shah  02. 1.2016
Distance was no barrier for a New Zealand family that flew over 17 hours with their newborn babies to give grandma the surprise...
5 Ways Parents Hurt Their Kids' Chances For A Scholarship

5 Ways Parents Hurt Their Kids' Chances For A Scholarship

Ann Brenoff  01.29.2016
With college applications submitted and decisions trickling in, most parents are now focused on the scholarship phase -- how to actually...
How To Have An Impact On Your Grandchildren From Afar

How To Have An Impact On Your Grandchildren From Afar

Honey Good  01.28.2016
My grandchildren, whom I call the 'Grands,' live across America. I can't smother them with kisses. I can't wipe away a tear. I can't solve...
Everything We Need

Everything We Need

Jason Good  01.27.2016
The home hospice nurse, Maureen, told us not to blame ourselves if we missed Dad's death. She said that terminally ill patients often choose...
These Are The Values I Grew Up With

These Are The Values I Grew Up With

Tam Warner Minton  01.26.2016
We all grow up with a certain set of values. Our families of origin have a tremendous influence on our lives, and although some values...
Still Feeling My Mother's Love 25 Years After Her Death

Still Feeling My Mother's Love 25 Years After Her Death

Teresa Kindred  01.25.2016
I was scrolling through Pinterest when I saw this quote, 'Because the love of a mother starts before birth her love will endure long after...
8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of A Multigenerational Vacation

8 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of A Multigenerational Vacation

Donne Davis  01.25.2016
Multigenerational family vacations have been a ritual in my family for more than five generations. When I was a young child, they included...
10 Reasons Being A Parent Of Twins Is Kicking My Ass

10 Reasons Being A Parent Of Twins Is Kicking My Ass

Rachel Brehm  01.25.2016
Raising twins has been the most incredible, unique, fun, rewarding, and challenging experience of my life. Watching my girls grow and learn...
Being There For The Beautiful Birth Of My Grandbaby

Being There For The Beautiful Birth Of My Grandbaby

Lisa Pullen Kent  01.24.2016
After teaching my yoga class this morning, I find I have several voicemails from my son, Jeremy, whose wife is rapidly approaching her...
10 Tips For Making Multigenerational Vacations Fun For Everyone

10 Tips For Making Multigenerational Vacations Fun For Everyone

Teresa Kindred  01.22.2016
When you have a large family, traveling together can be a challenge. But with a little bit of planning and research, family vacations with...