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?
There’s a new trend in dementia care that lets patients and caregivers socialize together.
It’s always hard to know what will make a bereaved friend feel better or worse. For starters, follow this simple rule: Say less, do more.
As her youngest was about to leave for college, Hillary Quinn thought the last thing she needed was a dog. A heartbreaking development proved she was wrong.
It’s a scary thought: Even Harvey Weinstein had a mother. With the disgraced movie mogul back in the news, an expert on mother-son relations looks at raising our boys to be good men.
What do you do when you’re caring for your older sister (and find it rewarding), but can’t seem to get anyone to chip in physically OR financially? Our Answer Queen sounds off.
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
Janie Emaus is watching her mom’s memory fade away. She’s taking lessons from the family dog on how to get through it.
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.