Category: Parenting Big Kids

How and When Can a Parent Stop Parenting?

Dec 16 2013

Should parents ever give advice to their adult children without being asked? In a newspaper advice column, a letter writer asked Dear Abby:  “At what point does a parent stop giving unsolicited advice? It is painful to watch my “child” repeatedly make choices that aren’t in her best interest.” The writer’s daughter was 43!    After describing some …Read the full article

What you can expect from siblings – especially when the crisis of a parent’s death approaches?

Sep 06 2012

The writer, who must remain anonymous, wonders what you can expect from siblings – especially when the crisis of a parent’s death approaches. Funny (or sad), isn’t it, how little is written and said about what happens between siblings as we get older? Here’s a cautionary tale, built on my own experience. It carries a …Read the full article

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