As much as Lucie Frost loves her daughter, she wasn’t ready to let go of the son she’d raised for 24 years. Here’s how she came to terms.
You can’t attend every ceremony as your friends’ kids get hitched—or as their parents pass away. Here, how to decide when to go, when to skip.
After 25 years of marriage and four children, Katrina Anne Willis left her husband for a woman. Was she crazy to hope they could still be family?
Making new friends after 50 is a challenge. Here’s how Meredith Maran, alone in a new city, dug in and developed a whole batch of besties.
For Mother’s Day, we return to a favorite essay that contemplates a mother’s true legacy, which could come as a complete surprise.
We’re re-running this lovely short story because of its timely mother–daughter theme and to remind you there’s still time to enter our current contest.
One of the child stars of “Father Knows Best” debates with Pamela Jane whether the fantasy family life of old sitcoms was helpful or harmful.
On a 10-day trip to Paris and an historic Normandy chateau, 14 women found adventure, inspiration, beauty, and camaraderie. Plus the Monoprix.
When she really committed to finding a man, Elise Pettus learned that getting the best photo (above, right) and being real made all the difference.
The #MeToo movement seems to have spurred many daughters of well-known men to re-examine that key relationship in books, films, and plays.