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What works and what doesn't when it comes to keeping a positive rapport with the parents and fostering a bond with the grandkids?
I envy the moms who can describe in one or two words what their kid does for a living: Doctor. Teacher. Accountant. Ah, the beauty of simplicity! For those of us who lack a basic understanding of the tech world, who have a child employed right in the thick of that world, we have a harder time.
Hanging on the side of a sheer wall in a very unnatural position -- harkening a vertical, pigeon-toed murder-scene-chalk
Here's how they're coping.
Dating Denizen: Both When it came to getting that special someone to notice you, Dad gave you the honesty that you didn’t
If Mom loves a good art museum or gallery show. . . BYOB paint parties, where you and your friends drink bottles of wine
Yes, we know you would like to have grandchildren -- no need to remind us every time we talk.
My kids had their rooms, and when my husband reinvented himself as a novelist he claimed as his office a room with a door
We have two daughters living on Manhattan, right in the path of Frankenstorm. After years of living in the Caribbean we have some valuable tips to give them. Though being over-prepared may make them feel stupid, it can also save their lives.
A treasury of tweets that every parent of an adult kid will love!
With autumn upon us, many new empty nesters have sent a fledgling off to college for the first time. Here are some DOs and DON'Ts on how to get through that first semester without losing your mind.
As my 29-year-old son was ticking off all the weddings he and his girlfriend would be attending in the coming 12 months, I blurted, “So when are you getting married?” “Mom!!!” he said (I swear I could hear the exclamation marks of annoyance).
Looking around the vast auditorium floor I see only a handful of parents. But that's ok. I'd rather spend a weekend in the world that my kids inhabit than force them to suffer through mine.
As a generation, we've changed the boundary between parent and child by enlarging the definition of the relationship to include 'friend.'
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.