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How I Became That Middle-Aged Woman Who Uses Baby Talk With Her Dogs

How I Became That Middle-Aged Woman Who Uses Baby Talk With Her Dogs

12.12.2014
So maybe the dogs have moved up in my affections. Maybe I spend a little more time pampering them than I used to. Perhaps they fill a hole,...
Lawsuit Shines Spotlight On Whether Parents Should Be Forced To Pay For College

Lawsuit Shines Spotlight On Whether Parents Should Be Forced To Pay For College

Ann Brenoff  12.11.2014
Do parents have a legal obligation to pay for their children to go to college? It's a question being played out in a New Jersey Family...
Why I Still Wear My Mother's Robe 3 Years After Her Death

Why I Still Wear My Mother's Robe 3 Years After Her Death

12.11.2014
My mother died three years ago. Every morning I wake up, and without thinking I put on her robe. Of all the precious things she gave me;...
A Holiday Craft Project That Will Bring The Whole Family Together

A Holiday Craft Project That Will Bring The Whole Family Together

12.11.2014
Mix three wonderful items -- kids, Christmas, and candy -- and create some fun and lasting memories by making candy trains. They are magic...
I'm Over 50 And Adopted Two Children And So Can You

I'm Over 50 And Adopted Two Children And So Can You

12. 5.2014
Adopting in your 50s is a lot more common than people think and the process doesn't have to be drawn out. Celebrities are among the growing...
On My Father's Birthday: A Letter To The Man Who Killed Him

On My Father's Birthday: A Letter To The Man Who Killed Him

12. 2.2014
I don't know your name, but you killed my father on June 9, 1973, in Stockton, California. My father was 32 years old then; I was 10. If...
The 6 Most Popular Mother-In-Law Names

The 6 Most Popular Mother-In-Law Names

11.28.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We polled Facebook, and found that your kids-by-marriage generally stick to one of six categories—for...
Why This Pussycat Parent Will Never Be A Tiger Mother

Why This Pussycat Parent Will Never Be A Tiger Mother

11.26.2014
A few years ago, a controversial book entitled 'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother' captured considerable media and public attention because...
How My Vision Of Thanksgiving Differs From The Reality

How My Vision Of Thanksgiving Differs From The Reality

11.25.2014
As I prepare my shopping lists and try to decide on this year's menu, why am I also filled with a growing feeling of exhaustion?
9 Hilarious Ways Parents Have Tried To Get Their Kids To Move Out

9 Hilarious Ways Parents Have Tried To Get Their Kids To Move Out

Yagana Shah  11.25.2014
Empty nesters -- it could be a lot worse. While the quiet rooms of your home may feel like a bleak reality, for some parents it's something...
Why The College Admission Process Is Bonkers

Why The College Admission Process Is Bonkers

11.18.2014
It's a life lesson for my daughter, that's what I try to tell myself. This is how the world works. Just because you have a high grade point...
How Your Body Image Affects Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

How Your Body Image Affects Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

11.17.2014
The legacy that remains is having to monitor my thinking. Occasionally my choices. Automatic calorie counts registering in my head. Picking...
This Might Be The Reason Your Adult Kid Still Lives At Home

This Might Be The Reason Your Adult Kid Still Lives At Home

Ann Brenoff  11.14.2014
More than 92 million Americans -- 37 percent of the civilian population who are 16 and older -- are not only not working, but they aren't...
What It's Like To Get The Sex Talk From Muhammad Ali

What It's Like To Get The Sex Talk From Muhammad Ali

Yagana Shah  11.12.2014
Any prospective boyfriends and admirers of Maryum Ali wouldn't stand a chance when meeting her father, boxing legend Muhammad Ali. But...