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Raising Adult Children

7 Hot-Button Topics To Avoid With Your Adult Child

Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Bernstein 7 hot-button topics that could lead to conflict if you're not careful In hindsight, I realize I n...

Many Miles Separate Our Family

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

My cheerfulness sounds forced to me as I chatter incessantly on the way to the airport. There is little traffic, and for once, I wish for a delay, just a short delay so I can sit beside my son a little longer.

Letting Go Of My Son, And Getting Him Back Again

Lisa Belkin | Posted 05.17.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

The 21st birthday that seemed impossibly distant back then is now here -- and with its arrival comes my realization that I have been planning for it before you and I had even met.

The Changing Face of Parenting

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Parents
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

My husband and I are no longer the first call our kids make when facing a big decision -- their relationship partners have taken on that role -- while we do come in second for that additional wisdom or support that may be needed. But they are clearly guiding their own ships in life -- ships that are strong, well built, and durable in case a storm or two should arise.