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Raising a Family

Ten Life Lessons I Learned from Actress Jane Seymour

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

At age 64, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Seymour is still going strong, and has so many life lessons to share for moms and others.

15 Simple Savings Tips For Families

Jeff Rose | Posted 05.25.2015 | Money
Jeff Rose

Before my wife and I had our first son, I was terrified. We were decent at managing our finances, but I suddenly felt that I had holes in all my pockets. I'm sure other families feel this pinch and constantly look for ways to cut costs.

Finding Kindred Spirits as a Kid

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

My son Seth, age 11, has a couple of friends he's known since a young age, but has otherwise not connected with many like-minded kids. Elementary school has been tough in that way. Kindred spirits don't always easily present themselves.

Work-Life Balance, From Jill Abramson (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | Home

Executive Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, shared some valuable advice when it comes to maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Compar...

Table for Two

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 05.15.2014 | Parents
Sherri Kuhn

Now when we are alone and the house is quiet, I am remembering so many little reasons why I said yes all those years ago. Why it was so important to keep the you and I part right there with the mom and dad part.

What I See in the Faces of my Friends

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 11.18.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

We all get older. We all age. And we all are reminded each day, when we look at the faces of those we love, that we are doing this aging thing alongside each other, keeping the youngest part of ourselves alive.

‘Why I'm Moving to Ecuador to Pursue the American Dream'

LearnVest | Gabrielle Karol | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money

What does the "American Dream" mean to you? For most people, it means if you work hard, you can raise a beautiful family, own a comfortable home, s...

Mom, Mind Reader

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

I want my son to know that while I'm always there for him, I can't get inside his head.

Parenting a Parent

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

It's not easy witnessing the deterioration of a beloved parent.

Giving Back at Holiday Time

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

My son has a busy schedule: two after-school programs, Hebrew school, kickboxing, and piano lessons, not to mention homework, special projects, etc. It's easy to get caught up on your "to-do list," but in my humble opinion, it needs to include giving back.