Years after writing a book about the importance of the mother-son bond, Kate Stone Lombardi wonders if she can stay close to her son now that he’s getting married.
For the first time ever, Jeannie Ralston’s oldest son won’t be at home when she turns on the tree lights and cranks up “Santa Baby” on Christmas morning. Here she tries to come to terms with this new reality.
It can be hard to swallow (pun intended) when your foodie kids outshine you in the kitchen. Should you be proud? Or offended? Sally Koslow looks at why she had to step up her cooking game.
Every parent wants their kids to get along, to support and love one another along life’s path—but what do you do when that doesn’t happen?
Helping her guy get acclimated to the wonderful world of social media seemed like a good idea, but it sure threw Liane Kupferberg Carter some curveballs.
Debby Waldman’s mom was supposed to leave her a Cape Cod cottage—but real life changed all that. How the author found a silver lining.
A quick getaway sounded like a fun idea—but being on the road with her extra-exacting husband was something altogether different, Mary Kay Jordan Fleming discovered.
We all have great hopes for our kids’ future. But how does a mother handle the disappointment when her adult child can’t live up to her potential?
As her daughter prepares to walk down the aisle, Lisa Starr reflects on the heart-breaking end of her own union—and tries to stay optimistic for her child.
Sheryl Kraft is worried about her husband’s ever-smaller circle of pals. How can she help? Is it even her place to help?