Eight Pieces of Wisdom for Parents Sending a Child off to College

After saying goodbye to your college student on move-in day, one of the hardest things to come to grips with at home is the yawning lack of information. You’re excluded from your student’s experience in a new, jarring way, and no one will invite you in except your student — and that’s only if they want to. That doesn’t mean you disappear from their lives; far from it. But it does mean you play a different role.

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Six Things Parents Can Do to Raise Kids to Be Confident Decision-Makers

This article by Kate Rope in The Washington Post is interesting. Six Things Parents Can Do to Raise Kids to Be Confident Decision-Makers On every vacation we allow our daughters to pick out a souvenir. We browse local shops until we find the “perfect” reminder of our time together. On a recent trip, my 6-year-old […]

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Modern Love: How the Internet Has Transformed the Search for Love and Partnership

This article in The Economist is interesting. Modern Love How the Internet Has Transformed the Search for Love and Partnership The internet has transformed the way people work and communicate. It has upended industries, from entertainment to retailing. But its most profound effect may well be on the biggest decision that most people make—choosing a […]

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The Child-Free Life: Why so Many American Women Are Deciding Not to Have Kids

This article by Petula Dvorak in The Washington Post is interesting. The Child-Free Life: Why so Many American Women Are Deciding Not to Have Kids Oh, come on, millennial women. Just look at us. Frantic and apologizing, overwhelmed between staff meetings and gymnastics, shamed for bottle-feeding, booted for breastfeeding, passed over for promotions, denied on the […]

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To Raise Better Kids, Say No

This article by Scott Sonenshein in The New York Times may be of interest. To Raise Better Kids, Say No Despite the temptation for parents to say yes to their children’s wishes, research shows there’s an insidious side to chasing after the newest thing others have. It fosters a sense of deficiency that can never […]

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Tips for Living Together Without Going Nuts

This article by Anna Goldfarb in The New York Times may be of interest. Tips for Living Together Without Going Nuts Moving in with your partner before getting married is a big step legally, financially, and emotionally. Here are some compelling cohabitation tips from the experts. Legal and Financial Steps Don’t combine finances in a […]

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