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11 Things Empty Nesters Want Parents Of Little Kids To Know

11 Things Empty Nesters Want Parents Of Little Kids To Know

Shelley Emling  01.25.2015
You think you'll remember every key moment of your kids' lives -- but you won't. Oddly enough, I can recall the theme song from 'Gilligan's...
Why So Many Women Over 50 Are Choosing To Have Babies

Why So Many Women Over 50 Are Choosing To Have Babies

Renee Fisher  01.22.2015
While I've been frittering away my time keeping track of international terrorism and the antics of several unnamed heads-of-state, I have...
Kids Can't Read Grandma's Recipe Because It's In Cursive

Kids Can't Read Grandma's Recipe Because It's In Cursive

Laurie Levy  01.22.2015
January 23rd is National Handwriting Day. In honor of the occasion, maybe I'll write my grandkids a letter. But wait, I'd better use my...
10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Grandkids

10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Grandkids

01.21.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Everyone has the occasional "Oops!", but for the sake of your relationship, keep these comments to yourself. Read...
The Importance Of Women As Mentors In A Man's Life

The Importance Of Women As Mentors In A Man's Life

Stanley Ely  01.16.2015
Years ago a friend of my sister asked her about our family. 'Who runs your family?' she inquired. No hesitation. 'Mother,' my sister said....
8 Signs Your Child Picked A Good Spouse

8 Signs Your Child Picked A Good Spouse

01.16.2015
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com “What does she see in him?” you ask yourself about your daughter’s husband who laughs like a hyena. “I...
How One Family Took Back Their Life By Living On A Sailboat

How One Family Took Back Their Life By Living On A Sailboat

01.14.2015
At first glance it looks like just another travel blog. But "“Cautha16" is far more. It’s an adventure story. Better yet, it’s an...
The Whole Truth About Life I Finally Shared With My Grown Sons

The Whole Truth About Life I Finally Shared With My Grown Sons

Karen Blessing  01.13.2015
I'm the mom of two boys. My oldest has just finished the first semester of his sophomore year at our state university. My youngest is about...
How To Successfully Navigate The Holidays With A Blended Family

How To Successfully Navigate The Holidays With A Blended Family

High50  12.18.2014
When should you bring a new partner into your family Christmas? And how should you broach it with your kids? These parenting tips from...
Watch These Parents Get The Best Christmas Present Ever -- One You Can't Buy

Watch These Parents Get The Best Christmas Present Ever -- One You Can't Buy

Yagana Shah  12.17.2014
There's nothing like waking up Christmas day and running straight to the Christmas tree (pajamas mandatory) to see what gifts await you....
5 Things I Want My (Almost) Adult Children To Know

5 Things I Want My (Almost) Adult Children To Know

Dawn Q Landau  12.15.2014
There was a me, before there was a mom. I was my parent's first child, and I was loved and very special to them. I had adventures and experiences...
How I Became That Middle-Aged Woman Who Uses Baby Talk With Her Dogs

How I Became That Middle-Aged Woman Who Uses Baby Talk With Her Dogs

Dawn Q Landau  12.12.2014
So maybe the dogs have moved up in my affections. Maybe I spend a little more time pampering them than I used to. Perhaps they fill a hole,...
Lawsuit Shines Spotlight On Whether Parents Should Be Forced To Pay For College

Lawsuit Shines Spotlight On Whether Parents Should Be Forced To Pay For College

Ann Brenoff  12.11.2014
Do parents have a legal obligation to pay for their children to go to college? It's a question being played out in a New Jersey Family...
Why I Still Wear My Mother's Robe 3 Years After Her Death

Why I Still Wear My Mother's Robe 3 Years After Her Death

Michelle Frost  12.11.2014
My mother died three years ago. Every morning I wake up, and without thinking I put on her robe. Of all the precious things she gave me;...