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7 Reasons Bosses Are Communicating With Their Young Employees' Parents More Than Ever

7 Reasons Bosses Are Communicating With Their Young Employees' Parents More Than Ever

Ann Brenoff  04.16.2014
Wasn't it enough when parents were calling college admissions counselors and coming along to make sure their kids signed up for the right...
What I Would Do If I Could Rewrite My Family's History

What I Would Do If I Could Rewrite My Family's History

04.12.2014
Today is my father's birthday. He would have turned 84 years old today, had he survived beyond the way-too-impossibly-young age of 68....
The Best Advice My Father Ever Gave Me

The Best Advice My Father Ever Gave Me

04.12.2014
Dimes sit on seat cushions and pop out from under items on the grocery shelves. I do not find them every day; I can go dime-less for a...
10 Things That Prove Grandkids Really Love Their Grandparents

10 Things That Prove Grandkids Really Love Their Grandparents

04. 9.2014
Grandparents. They say yes when parents say no. They never forget their grandkids' birthdays. They have the best one-liners ever. And some...
How To Successfully Downsize Without A Family Feud

How To Successfully Downsize Without A Family Feud

04. 5.2014
People should be tolerant and strive for a balance between those who want to throw out everything and those who need to deliberate over...
7 Creative Makeovers For Your Kid's Newly-Spare Bedroom

7 Creative Makeovers For Your Kid's Newly-Spare Bedroom

04. 3.2014
Becoming an empty nester doesn't have to be a sad time. Sure, it takes some getting used to not having noisy, messy, yet lovable teens...
Do You Agree With Anderson Cooper's Take On Leaving Your Kids Squat?

Do You Agree With Anderson Cooper's Take On Leaving Your Kids Squat?

Ann Brenoff  04. 1.2014
Anderson Cooper recently said he doesn't believe in things like inherited money or trust funds. In fact, he called inheritance an "initiative...
13 Things About Parenting You'll Only Appreciate Once Your Kids Leave The House

13 Things About Parenting You'll Only Appreciate Once Your Kids Leave The House

Shelley Emling  04. 1.2014
Those of you who still have small children in the house may not believe it, but one day you'll actually miss the piles of laundry and dirty...
The Day I Became A Stranger To My Father

The Day I Became A Stranger To My Father

03.31.2014
As I drove along the highway, I noticed it was what my mom likes to call, 'A blue, white and green day.' That epitomizes Florida to her....
The Best Things You Can Do When Your Grandchild Has Autism

The Best Things You Can Do When Your Grandchild Has Autism

03.29.2014
I'm always struck at the number of grandparents who turn up at my readings. During the discussion afterwards, they usually ask similar...
7 Ways To Get Your Kid Over Their College Rejection

7 Ways To Get Your Kid Over Their College Rejection

03.28.2014
Parents, you're up. You've got before you one of the most powerful teachable moments ever. And even if you think your teen would rather...
The 12 Best Moments In Every Grandparent's Life

The 12 Best Moments In Every Grandparent's Life

03.26.2014
Being a grandmother is one of the most surprisingly delightful adventures I've ever experienced. Some moments are grander than others,...
The Lessons My 80-Year-Old Mother Whispered In My Ear

The Lessons My 80-Year-Old Mother Whispered In My Ear

03.24.2014
My mother just turned 80. She doesn't look 80, or whatever I thought 80 looked like. She doesn't act 80, or whatever I thought 80 acted...
Why I Told My Kids About My Wild Teen Years

Why I Told My Kids About My Wild Teen Years

03.22.2014
My high school years were a pot smoke-filled haze of bad decisions. For a variety of reasons, including a cross-country move at the age...