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The Magical Mystery Puzzle That Broke Our Family's Screen Addiction

The Magical Mystery Puzzle That Broke Our Family's Screen Addiction

Ann Brenoff  07.21.2015
Eventually, I hope to regain the use of my dining room table. Actually, if it meant that my two teens remain transfixed by the 1,000-pieced...
Here's Why The College Admissions Process Is Bonkers

Here's Why The College Admissions Process Is Bonkers

Ann Lewis Hamilton  07.19.2015
Yes, California has a financial crisis. But why are we taking it out on California's students? Denying them the opportunity to attend their...
Confessions Of A 67-Year-Old Daughter To Her 88-Year-Old Mother

Confessions Of A 67-Year-Old Daughter To Her 88-Year-Old Mother

Iris Ruth Pastor  07.15.2015
Dear Mom: You'd think by this time in my life, I would stop having secrets from you. Ha. You'd think by this time in my life -- having...
10 Things Kids Today Will Never Know

10 Things Kids Today Will Never Know

Ann Brenoff  07.14.2015
Leave it to Twitter to get the ball rolling. Here are our favorite results from the hashtag game #ThingsKidsTodayWillNeverKnow.  1....
The 3 Types Of Grandparents In The World

The 3 Types Of Grandparents In The World

Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole  07.13.2015
Whether it is walking down the block to visit a granddaughter, or Skyping for two minutes every morning, or flying around the world to...
How To Share Your Kids' Lives From 7,000 Miles Away

How To Share Your Kids' Lives From 7,000 Miles Away

Dawn Q Landau  07. 9.2015
The times they are a changin', and at 50-something -- with my kids spread all over the planet -- this mama has to do what this mama has...
The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Grandma

The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Grandma

Sue Margolis  07. 8.2015
These days we get to see and hear our grandchildren who live on the other side of the world. But it's not the same as cuddling and tickling...
Son's Video To Help 69-Year-Old Mom Find Love Goes Viral

Son's Video To Help 69-Year-Old Mom Find Love Goes Viral

Ann Brenoff  07. 6.2015
Five million views and more than 3,500 emails later, Alex Lyngaas' Mom, Eva, is still shoveling out from the avalanche of prospective suitors...
What Raising A Blended Family Is REALLY Like

What Raising A Blended Family Is REALLY Like

Author 370394  07. 3.2015
I must admit that the Fourth of July holds a very special place in my heart, having nothing to do with the Declaration of Independence...
'Manly' Dad Proves He's A Softie When Learning He'll Be A Grandpa

'Manly' Dad Proves He's A Softie When Learning He'll Be A Grandpa

Yagana Shah  07. 1.2015
Over the years, we've seen the many dramatic reactions people have had when they find out they're going to be grandparents -- crying, screaming,...
What It's Like To Be The Child Of A Narcissist

What It's Like To Be The Child Of A Narcissist

Michelle Combs  06.23.2015
There is one thing at which I am an expert. I am an expert at being the adult child of a narcissist. I have had decades of experience....
Kids' Answers On Lie Detector Make Parents Wish They Hadn't Asked

Kids' Answers On Lie Detector Make Parents Wish They Hadn't Asked

Yagana Shah  06.22.2015
Kids, parents, don't try this at home. In a new video from Distractify, some dads initially felt they were lucky when their kids agreed...
What I Should Have Asked My Father Before He Died

What I Should Have Asked My Father Before He Died

Mary Novaria  06.21.2015
This is my fifteenth Father's Day without my dad. He died of heart failure, a couple of months shy of his 79th birthday. He took his last...
Reclaiming My Dad On Father's Day

Reclaiming My Dad On Father's Day

Dawn Q Landau  06.21.2015
When life throws you a 100 mph curve ball, that hits you in the face ... and then another, and another, there are lots of things you can...