Janie Emaus is watching her mom’s memory fade away. She’s taking lessons from the family dog on how to get through it.
A trip to the savanna had always been on Kim Marshall’s bucket list…but going with her teenage son? Not so much. Here’s why it wound up being the adventure of a lifetime
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?
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.
Captain Wendy Rexon has not just one, but two daughters who pilot jets with her at Delta Airlines. How cool is that?
Here are our picks for films that reflect the complex experiences with our mothers and as mothers ourselves.
Debby Waldman wanted to quit this crazy class, and bad. Here’s why she didn’t and the midlife lesson she learned.
Robin Kavanagh takes an honest look at one of life’s hardest decisions: Realizing you can’t live with your child anymore.
Jeannie Ralston used to watch every episode of the HBO series with her sons. But it seems the wildly popular show may be suffering from what she calls “The Geezer Touch.”
Many of us made a decision about leaving careers or not when we had kids. Here Amy Blacklock considers whether being a stay-at-home grandmother makes financial and personal sense.
Talk about awkward: One woman’s mom and dad are planning to divvy up their estate in a waaaay unequal fashion. Our answer guru Cathi Hanauer has some smart advice.
Adult children bunking with their parents isn’t unusual—especially in these areas, says a new study.
Author Deborah Burns thinks she loved more than she was loved in the pivotal relationship of her life. But here’s the silver lining she’s discovered.
“I can’t afford my rent!” Jane Adams wrestles with where her money went—and whether to do the once unthinkable: accept funds from her kids.
Almost two years ago, Kate Stone Lombardi wrote about how she worried that her son’s marriage would affect their relationship. With experience under her belt, she reports on what really happens.
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.
You welcome your kids’ significant others into your home (especially this time of year). You grow fond of them. Here’s why you shouldn’t get too attached.
Amazon doesn’t have anything on good old department-store shopping, says Andrea Atkins, as she reminisces about the lessons she learned in their aisles.
Your relationship with your parents changes. Your relationship with your siblings changes. Janet Siroto looks at how to make this potentially tense situation a more peaceful one.
If you have higher-ed costs looming (or awaiting payment), you know it doesn’t come easy—listen up as Christine Grillo shares how to cope with the stress.