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When One Adult Child Needs More Help Than Another

When One Adult Child Needs More Help Than Another

Next Avenue  11.27.2016
As a parent, you may want to provide financial assistance to your adult children when they need it. But what if one faces more money woes...
Parents, Some Reasonable Age-Appropriate Expectations For Your Young Kids

Parents, Some Reasonable Age-Appropriate Expectations For Your Young Kids

Laurie Levy  11.15.2016
It is critical to distinguish between discipline and punishment. Discipline actually means to teach, and it is a much more useful concept...
A Father's Grateful Blues

A Father's Grateful Blues

Bill Stieger  11.14.2016
It wasn't until my mid 40s I became a father. And I am glad of it. Fatherhood has brought me more happiness than any other factor in my...
What We Are Teaching Our Children In The Election's Aftermath

What We Are Teaching Our Children In The Election's Aftermath

Teresa Kindred  11.10.2016
My mother loved to teach. She taught sixth grade reading for many years, but she was my teacher for as long as she lived. She taught me...
What Parents Of Internationally Adopted Children Want Trump To Know

What Parents Of Internationally Adopted Children Want Trump To Know

Ann Brenoff  11. 9.2016
The election of Donald Trump to the presidency triggered a stunned reaction from the nation ― or at least from the half of the nation...
The Crazy Reasons We're  Parenting Our Millennials Way Past Our Bedtime

The Crazy Reasons We're Parenting Our Millennials Way Past Our Bedtime

Leslie Blanchard  11. 8.2016
My hubby was on a business trip earlier this week when he called me from his hotel room to check in. I asked him why he sounded so groggy......
Obama Reveals The Reason He Isn't Worried About His Daughters Dating

Obama Reveals The Reason He Isn't Worried About His Daughters Dating

Yagana Shah  11. 7.2016
As if picking up your date from the White House isn’t nerve-wracking enough, imagine if your date’s dad was none other...
Mom Judgers, I Wish You'd Known Me Back When I Gave A Damn

Mom Judgers, I Wish You'd Known Me Back When I Gave A Damn

Leslie Blanchard  11. 3.2016
I'll never forget the day one of my closest friends marched her son over to my house to apologize to my son for some minor transgression....
The 5 Things Grandparents Do Better Than Parents

The 5 Things Grandparents Do Better Than Parents

Deborah Drezon Carroll  10.30.2016
I'm not suggesting grandparents are better parents. I'm postulating there are certain aspects of raising children that the grandparents...
The Day My Son Taught Me How To Create A Spreadsheet

The Day My Son Taught Me How To Create A Spreadsheet

Lisa K. Friedman  10.26.2016
My adult son is going to teach me how to make a spreadsheet. This is my own fault. I asked him for help.
Parents, Get Realistic About Your Expectations For Young Kids

Parents, Get Realistic About Your Expectations For Young Kids

Laurie Levy  10.26.2016
Your two-year-old refuses to share his toy with your friend's child. He snatches back his Thomas train. You are embarrassed, send him to...
Parents Nailed It With Most Subtly Raunchy Halloween Costume Ever

Parents Nailed It With Most Subtly Raunchy Halloween Costume Ever

Yagana Shah  10.25.2016
Middle-aged parents might be expected to brew up some totally cheesy Halloween costumes, but Brooke Bogin’s parents re-defined “parent...
The Reason So Many Older People Misunderstand Millennials

The Reason So Many Older People Misunderstand Millennials

Donna Highfill  10.21.2016
I remember the night I took up the offering in my dad's church wearing a midriff shirt with hip-hugger pants. Despite this being the 1970s...
Grandpa Loses It At Emotional 'Gender Reveal' Party Surprise

Grandpa Loses It At Emotional 'Gender Reveal' Party Surprise

Yagana Shah  10.19.2016
After supporting his daughter through four years of infertility troubles and endometriosis, Robert Paul got the best surprise of...