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Parenting Your Teen Who Didn’t Go Off to College [Grown & Flown]

Parenting Your Teen Who Didn’t Go Off to College [Grown & Flown]

“What of the families whose kids stay home after high school, though? Whether they have decided to take a gap year (or several), live at home while attending college, or move right into a full-time job, having an adult child stay home after college presents its own challenges.” I interviewed my cousin to get someContinue Reading

How to Advocate for a Child with an Invisible Illness [Today’s Parent]

How to Advocate for a Child with an Invisible Illness [Today’s Parent]

“I think our daughter might be a bit of a lemon,” I joked to my husband one winter afternoon. After a six week stint with a nasty case of shingles and three more weeks struggling through pneumonia, she awoke that morning complaining of pain and stiffness in her left knee. I made an appointment withContinue Reading

Watching My Daughter Develop the Same Anxiety I Struggle With [New York Magazine]

Watching My Daughter Develop the Same Anxiety I Struggle With [New York Magazine]

“It is relatively early on a summer evening, just after sunset. From my bed, I notice a shadow of a spindly branch dancing across the corner of the bedroom wall. I get up and close the curtains tightly to make it disappear, careful not to step on my daughter, who’s camped on my bedroom floor,Continue Reading

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