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My Teenage Daughter's In Israel, And I'm A Bundle Of Nerves

My Teenage Daughter's In Israel, And I'm A Bundle Of Nerves

07.11.2014
My daughter is in Israel on Birthright this week, along with 3,500 other Jewish kids who thought it would be cool to get a free 10-day...
5 Steps To Survive Your Boomerang Kid's Return Home

5 Steps To Survive Your Boomerang Kid's Return Home

Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett  07. 9.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett When you waved your grown-up kids off to college, cheered at their graduation,...
Why I'd Give Anything For My Grown-Up Kids To Be Babies Again

Why I'd Give Anything For My Grown-Up Kids To Be Babies Again

07. 7.2014
For the past few months, I have been going through this horrible, embarrassing midlife "thing" where I love babies. LOVE them. And because...
Being A Grandparent: Expectation Vs. Reality

Being A Grandparent: Expectation Vs. Reality

Yagana Shah  07. 7.2014
You've pestered your kids for years about when they'll finally get their act together and start a family so you can have some adorable...
4 Valuable Life Skills Only A Grandpa Can Teach

4 Valuable Life Skills Only A Grandpa Can Teach

Chris Pummer  07. 4.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Just as memories of grandmothers revolve around their hugs and affection, recollections of grandpas often...
Rita Wilson On A Different Kind Of Empty Nest -- The 'Empty Nest Of Friendship'

Rita Wilson On A Different Kind Of Empty Nest -- The 'Empty Nest Of Friendship'

Rita Wilson  07. 2.2014
When our last child left home, I was sure that we would now have all the time in the world to spend with friends. Instead, it has been...
Why Eighth Grade Boys Are The Best

Why Eighth Grade Boys Are The Best

06.27.2014
When I used to work with kids on their writing, my favorites were always the eighth grade boys. They didn't even pretend to like to write....
THIS Is What Happens When The Child Becomes The Parent

THIS Is What Happens When The Child Becomes The Parent

06.25.2014
Peggy Scott just returned home from a lovely jaunt through Italy and Greece with her college daughter, Abigail. Abby was finishing up a...
7 Tips for the Summer Before College Drop-off

7 Tips for the Summer Before College Drop-off

06.23.2014
For years, fall has meant new beginnings. Now the new beginnings can be yours. Make a dream list. Write down one thing every day this summer...
How I Endured The Perfect Storm Of Life Stages

How I Endured The Perfect Storm Of Life Stages

06.23.2014
I never thought of myself as someone who defined herself by her children. Whose life was so closely intertwined with theirs that I would...
Want To Watch Your Entire Life Pass By In An Instant? Just Do This

Want To Watch Your Entire Life Pass By In An Instant? Just Do This

06.21.2014
They say that when you are dying your entire life passes before your eyes in just an instant. There is another way to experience that sensation,...
6 Vintage Graduation Tips That Still Apply Today

6 Vintage Graduation Tips That Still Apply Today

Ann Brenoff  06.18.2014
Remember in "The Graduate," Dustin Hoffman's character Benjamin was given just one word of advice upon his graduation? "Plastics." While...
WATCH: Dad's Hilarious Reaction To Son's Tattoos Is Priceless

WATCH: Dad's Hilarious Reaction To Son's Tattoos Is Priceless

Yagana Shah  06.16.2014
Every kid knows, if there's anything worse than angering your parents, it's disappointing them. However, for one kid, it's actually pretty...
7 Skills Your Grandparents Had That You Don't

7 Skills Your Grandparents Had That You Don't

Shelley Emling  06.16.2014
The older generation may watch in wonder when pre-teens download apps, install wireless printers, and edit videos on iMovie with a few...