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How To Survive And Thrive In Your New Empty Nest

How To Survive And Thrive In Your New Empty Nest

09.13.2014
The college kids have headed back to their messy apartments or moved for the first time into their dorm rooms. So how are you feeling,...
Why Caring For My Aging Father Has Turned Into An 'Epic Nightmare'

Why Caring For My Aging Father Has Turned Into An 'Epic Nightmare'

09.11.2014
Dad had a fall. The resulting injuries are horrific. The top of his femur smashed through his pelvis, shattering it. Picture a plate dropped...
Happy Grandparents Day! Have We Got A Tribute For You!

Happy Grandparents Day! Have We Got A Tribute For You!

Shelley Emling  09. 7.2014
Today, Sept. 7, is Grandparents Day. The holiday, signed into law by President Carter in 1978, honors the many contributions grandparents...
3 Tried-And-True Steps To Raising A Happy Child

3 Tried-And-True Steps To Raising A Happy Child

09. 6.2014
Want to raise a physically and emotionally healthy child? It doesn't happen by magic. It takes planning, your self-awareness, spousal communication...
Why I'm One Mother Who Doesn't Want Grandchildren

Why I'm One Mother Who Doesn't Want Grandchildren

09. 6.2014
Not craving grandbabies is a realization I've come to over time. For many years, I'd been playing a bit of a charade with friends and family....
Why You Should Never Tell Your Child A Fairy Tale

Why You Should Never Tell Your Child A Fairy Tale

09. 5.2014
Your child tells you the truth about his or her wrongdoing. How do you handle yourself?
12 Stories That Prove Grandparents Make Life So Much Sweeter

12 Stories That Prove Grandparents Make Life So Much Sweeter

Shelley Emling  09. 5.2014
With Grandparents Day coming up on Sunday, Sept. 7th, Huff/Post 50 decided to take a moment to celebrate the incredible contributions grandparents...
This Is Why Grandparents Are The Most Important People

This Is Why Grandparents Are The Most Important People

Shelley Emling  09. 4.2014
With Grandparents Day coming up on Sunday, Sept. 7th, Huff/Post 50 decided to take a moment to celebrate the incredible contributions grandparents...
What I Missed By Not Having Grandparents

What I Missed By Not Having Grandparents

09. 4.2014
By the time my 40-something year-old mother gave birth to me, I was already down to just two living grandparents -- and one of them was...
The Very Best Part Of An Internet-Free Family Vacation

The Very Best Part Of An Internet-Free Family Vacation

09. 3.2014
For me, a family vacation's always a bit like my Moroccan chicken: I'm never exactly sure how it's going to turn out.
How to Have a Friendly Meeting with Your Ex

How to Have a Friendly Meeting with Your Ex

09. 2.2014
Keeping things friendly with the ex is a subject that often perplexes even those involved in the tamest of divorces. Many people ask "can...
The First Thing You Should Do After Your Kids Leave The Nest

The First Thing You Should Do After Your Kids Leave The Nest

08.26.2014
Whether it's the first time their children are leaving, or time for them to return to a dorm room or off-campus apartment, the homes of...
10 Ways To Be (Really) Happy In An Empty Nest

10 Ways To Be (Really) Happy In An Empty Nest

08.25.2014
School begins soon and it is really getting difficult to breathe, isn't it? The reality of their departure is beginning to sink in. Your...
You Do NOT Want To Be The Parent In This Facebook Horror Story

You Do NOT Want To Be The Parent In This Facebook Horror Story

08.22.2014
Just as Facebook strengthens connections between peers, it can also enhance bonds between family members by allowing them to stay updated...