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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...
What It's Really Like To Care For An Elderly Parent With Dementia

What It's Really Like To Care For An Elderly Parent With Dementia

Yagana Shah  11. 6.2014
Lee Anne Stradford, 51, is a caregiver for her mother, Gloria, 81, who suffers from dementia. All this month, National Family Caregivers...
10 Things I Learned From Caring For My Mother During The Final Days Of Her Life

10 Things I Learned From Caring For My Mother During The Final Days Of Her Life

11. 6.2014
As my mom lie naked from the waist down, I lifted up her legs like a toddler, while my sister slid a pad under her hips. I got a diaper...
9 Signs You're Winning At The Grandparenting Game

9 Signs You're Winning At The Grandparenting Game

Yagana Shah  11. 4.2014
There are few joys as great as being a grandparent. From spoiling your grandkids to staying up-to-date on everything that's new and cool,...
8 Things Adoptive Parents Should Never, Ever Do

8 Things Adoptive Parents Should Never, Ever Do

11. 3.2014
I am acutely aware that for me to gain my family, two women across the world suffered a massive loss. I can't imagine their pain. I don't...
My Puzzling Twitter Conversation With The Princeton Mom About Date Rape

My Puzzling Twitter Conversation With The Princeton Mom About Date Rape

10.28.2014
From what I understand, as far as the Princeton Mom is concerned, if a girl is drinking and she's raped, it's her fault. And that makes...
My Mother Re-Formed Her Rock Band -- And Rediscovered Her Groove

My Mother Re-Formed Her Rock Band -- And Rediscovered Her Groove

10.27.2014
In the late 1960s six high school girls created a rock band simply because they felt like it. They didn't really have much experience --...
THIS Is America's Largest Ignored Minority Group

THIS Is America's Largest Ignored Minority Group

10.24.2014
They -- we -- aren't seen as a legitimate minority group because there's no visible or obvious characteristics that bind us. We're not...

"I Love My Mother. But If She Passed Away Today I Would Be Thankful"

10.23.2014
I love my mother. But if she passed away today I would be thankful. That doesn't make me a heartless, horrible daughter; I only want her...
The Red Flags Every Parent Should Look For In Their Teenager's Relationship

The Red Flags Every Parent Should Look For In Their Teenager's Relationship

Kira Brekke  10.21.2014
Parents may not think their own teenager is in danger of being in an abusive relationship until later in life, but the unfortunate reality...
6 Tips For Successfully Adjusting To An Empty Nest

6 Tips For Successfully Adjusting To An Empty Nest

10.21.2014
The shocking and painful reality hit me as my last child drove away to college: I will live without my children longer than I will live...