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
 

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…

Why It’s So Easy To Watch Someone Else’s Kid Melt Down

Watching Someone Else’s Kid Melt Down Every so often, I use these few inches of white space to make a…

Why We All Need To Stop Giving a Sh*t What Other People Think

Stop Giving a Sh*t What Other People Think You know what I’d like to know? (And for no particular reason,…

When Your Youngest Kid Gets Her License And You’re A Mess

When Your Youngest Kid Gets Her License So, if you’re raising kids, you know as well as anyone that milestones…

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