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When Your Daughter Has Curly Hair

When Your Daughter Has Curly Hair

Teresa Kindred  07.20.2016
When I was pregnant with our second child I wanted a little girl so badly that I felt guilty. Our first born was a son and I longed for...
Surviving College Rush With Five Kids

Surviving College Rush With Five Kids

Leslie Blanchard  07.19.2016
My son, heir to all we possess and hold dear in the world, just left here to attend a Frat Try-out, I mean a fraternity rush party. My...
When Your Old Mother Is Driving You Crazy

When Your Old Mother Is Driving You Crazy

Iris Krasnow  07.18.2016
This is what I know to be true. You can't say 'I'm sorry' at a funeral. In fact, I came to believe that it's better to suck it up and say...
The Art Of Saying 'No' To Your Child Or Grandchild

The Art Of Saying 'No' To Your Child Or Grandchild

Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow  07.18.2016
Saying 'no' is an expression of true love and consideration. Many times it's beneficial for everyone, kids and parents alike ... and even...
What To Do When Your Grown Kid Won't Talk To You

What To Do When Your Grown Kid Won't Talk To You

Next Avenue  07.15.2016
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jill Smolowe In the painful days after my husband’s death in 2009, I crafted a eulogy that...
To Pick Your Roommate Or Not To Pick Your Roommate At College

To Pick Your Roommate Or Not To Pick Your Roommate At College

Ann Brenoff  07.15.2016
Around our house, she is simply known as The Roommate. She will be the young woman whose name is spit out of a computer to share a college...
The Night I Babysat My 3-Year-Old Triplet Grandchildren

The Night I Babysat My 3-Year-Old Triplet Grandchildren

Jean Lee  07.15.2016
Chili in the crockpot, apple pie in the oven, cheesy biscuits cooling on the countertop; I'm ready. My 3-year-old triplet grandchildren...
When Your Kids Hit The Highway For A Road Trip -- Alone

When Your Kids Hit The Highway For A Road Trip -- Alone

Jeb Harrison  07.13.2016
My 24-year-old daughter and a friend are somewhere along the Blue Ridge Parkway, perhaps at a campground in Great Smokey National Park....
86-Year-Old Woman Celebrates Birthday With 86th Great-Grandchild

86-Year-Old Woman Celebrates Birthday With 86th Great-Grandchild

Yagana Shah  07.12.2016
If you thought you had too many grandkids’ birthdays to remember, just imagine how Marie Frey feels. Frey celebrated her 86th birthday...
The 10 Very Best Small Amusement Parks In America

The 10 Very Best Small Amusement Parks In America

Grandparents.com  07.12.2016
SPECIAL FROM Forget Six Flags, Universal, and, for the time being, any amusement park based on a cartoon mouse—because right...
Well, This Raises Decorating A College Dorm To A New Level!

Well, This Raises Decorating A College Dorm To A New Level!

Ann Brenoff  07.12.2016
Tis the season for dorm-room shopping trips and many a mom-daughter duo have made their way down the bedding aisle clutching a fistful...
What Lin-Manuel's Parents Knew

What Lin-Manuel's Parents Knew

Linda DeMers Hummel  07.12.2016
I came to my obsession with Lin-Manuel Miranda much later than most people. I didn't discover him until well after tickets to Hamilton...
When Your Mother Can No Longer Remember Your Birthday

When Your Mother Can No Longer Remember Your Birthday

Lisa Hirsch  07. 9.2016
I will be celebrating my birthday July 12th and I, who never made a big deal about this day, now feel differently. I find it sad that the...
5 Strategies For Staying Healthy When Caring For Your Parent

5 Strategies For Staying Healthy When Caring For Your Parent

Sharon Kurtzman  07. 9.2016
July is my father's birthday month and I've recently returned from my latest trip to visit him in Florida. Over the past year he's faced...