Holiday proposals are a thing, don’t you know? If a member of your clan got engaged, let Mary Kay Jordan Fleming prepare you for the Spanx, sparring, and strange bouquets in your future.
Most by women authors. All chosen especially for our book-loving readers.
We love the idea of these “nursing homes on wheels”—but what’s up with that name?
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?
Wendi McLendon-Covey has learned some important life lessons from playing her role on “The Goldbergs.” Here, she tells us why Betty White is her role model and shares the secret to her great marriage (it’s got nothing to do with sex).
Only 28 percent of this crucial demographic are planning to vote next month. Stephanie Dolgoff has a plan to boost those numbers. Read on.
After a couple of decades of shepherding family trips, Janet Siroto heads off with her 20-something sons and gets a whole new perspective on parenting.
Estelle Erasmus was thrilled to welcome a baby in her 40s. But ever since, she’s been out of step with both her peers and mothers of her daughter’s friends.
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.
Candid Talk with a Famous Mother-Daughter Duo: Carly Simon and Sally Taylor on Creativity, Love—and No Secrets
The famed singer and her equally creative daughter chat with Sheila Weller about their amazingly honest relationship, Sally’s child-empowering mission, Carly’s new song—and who “You’re So Vain” may really be about
Amy Ferris was in the thick of menopause when she had an overwhelming urge to nurture a child. But was it the most giving or selfish move she could make? Here, she tells you how it played out.
Her mom’s muffin recipe made her feel better as a kid. Now it’s Janet Siroto’s turn to return the favor. Here she explores the symmetry of family love expressed through baking
The summer before her oldest headed to college, NextTribe’s Jeannie Ralston and family traveled through national parks in an RV. There, among the wilds of the West, she discovered lessons about the final chapters of parenting and letting go.
A slice of cake, her son by her side—environmental writer Diane MacEachern thought her birthday was going wonderfully. Then the skies opened, the streets flooded, and disaster threatened all around. Here’s her story of strength and survival.
Knowing that her parents had almost perished in WW2, psychotherapist Sherry Amatenstein headed to Germany with a full load of worry. What she found there was not at all what she’d expected.
Stacey Tompkins is the free spirit in her family and brings out her mother’s inner wild child—but she never thought she could get her mom to do this. Are mother daughter tattoos the new perfect Mother’s Day gift? We think so.
When Catherine Hiller read her mom’s life story, little did she know the secrets she’d suddenly learn—movie stars, crimes, and sex. Lots of sex.
Yeah, flowers and a box of chocolates can do the trick—but if you are on the hunt for memorable Mother’s Day gifts (or you want to give hints to your family), you’re gonna want to read this. Trust us, we know.
Thinking about the home she grew up in and the ones where she raised her boys, Jeannie Ralston considers how much a house matters when it comes to family bonds. Her conclusion may surprise you.
Adele Francis adored all her siblings growing up. So why is she not speaking to two of them now? She shares the sad truth about how her family unraveled.