About the Author

Lisa Sugarman lives just north of Boston, Massachusetts. Read and discuss all her columns at www.lisasugarman.com. She is also the author of LIFE: It Is What It Is and Untying Parent Anxiety: 18 Myths That Have You in Knots—And How to Get Free available on Amazon.com and at select bookstores.Visit lisasugarman.com
 

Manspreading… It’s A Thing

Manspreading It’s not easy keeping track of what’s trending in the world. In fact, even keeping a shallow pulse on…

Having The Talk With Our Kids—It Doesn’t Have To Be That Bad

Talking Sex With Our Kids If you’re the parent of a kid who’s old enough to use and understand words,…

Teaching Our Kids The Art Of Saying ‘Hello’

The Art Of Saying ‘Hello’ How many times have you been the stranger in the room, feeling vulnerable and isolated…

And Just Like That, College Is Half Over

  College Is Half Over She’s home. She’s finally home. After eight months, a crap ton of care packages, and…

When Your College Kid Finally Reaches Back

When Your College Kid Finally Reaches Back College. It’s out there. Looming. A big, fat, scary uncharted world. A world…

When Our Youngest Child Starts Looking At Colleges

When Our Youngest Looks At Colleges It was just a minute ago that Riley was a junior in high school and…

Parents, It’s Ok That We Need To Escape. Really, It Is.

Parents Need To Escape Parenting… it’s the end-all-be-all job. The only employment contract we’ll ever have where we’re on the…

The Blessing Of Grandparents

The Blessing of Grandparents With the exception of losing my dad when I was ten years old, I’ve really always…

Why So Many Moms Suffer From Dinnerphobia

Why Moms Suffer From Dinnerphobia The time is usually around four-forty-five in the afternoon, in cities and towns all across…

The Satisfaction Of Raising A Decent Kid

Raising A Decent Kid It really is true what they say, that as parents, we often never get to see…

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