by Mir Kamin
My teens are growing up, and in some ways everything seems different, now. In plenty of other ways, though, it’s all still very familiar.
Having teenagers in the house is a solemn death knell of romance for the parents. And they’re not even sorry about it, either.
by Elizabeth Jayne Liu
If Tiger Moms are known for their overparenting, then I am an underparenter. Am I doing it wrong?
I have fond memories of snow days in upstate New York, but the rare, “modern” snow day in the south just isn’t as magical as what I remember.
Parenting, much like clutter, will suck up all of the available space in your life if you let it. Don’t just find your Village, participate in it (without the kids).
With all of the pressure we put on ourselves to make family holidays “perfect,” this year I’m settling for reality, and working on being grateful for it all.
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