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What Is Going On With Your Husband? It May Surprise You!

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

If you think about your husband for a minute, you can see he is in a precarious situation. He loves his parents because, well... they are his parents; but he loves you because you are you and you make him feel loved in a way no else has done.

5 Lessons From a Truck Driver

Susan Pace | Posted 12.28.2013 | Parents
Susan Pace

I envisioned MIT and a mechanical engineering degree by 21 for my son. Instead, he has chosen to get his commercial driver's license and is a long-distance truck driver who can take a diesel engine apart and put it back together again with his eyes closed.

10 Benefits Of Having Teen Boys

Emily Cappo | Posted 04.18.2013 | Parents
Emily Cappo

Gone are the days when I was chasing my three active boys around the playground or wiping their chocolatey mouths. There are times when I long for the days when I could pick them up and kiss their pudgy cheeks. Yet, I've recently discovered that being a mom to teen boys has its benefits.

School Committee Asks State Lawmakers To Allow Father-Daughter, Mother-Son School Dances

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Education

CRANSTON, R.I. -- The Cranston School Committee is asking state lawmakers to change Rhode Island law to allow father-daughter dances and mother-son ba...

District Bans Father-Daughter, Mother-Son School Dances

AP | Posted 11.18.2012 | Education

CRANSTON, R.I. — A Rhode Island schools superintendent has ended the district's father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames to comply with a...

The Story I Can't Stop Telling

Lindsey Mead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

My eyes blurred as I held my son against me, my awareness of how numbered these days are so piercing I couldn't have spoken without sobbing.

Mother's Day 2012: Men's Messages To Their Moms

Posted 05.11.2012 | Women

Since May 1 we've published essays from women about their moms and the complicated relationships they have with the women who raised, wounded, inspire...

Embracing My Messy Home

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

I love that my house is messy. Wherever I look, I see signs of my boy, that six-foot-five fella who has been scarce around here because of that college thing he has going on.