Help, My Kids Don’t Call Me Back

My kids don’t always respond to my calls or texts.  I know, shocking, right?  It turns out that I am not the only one with offspring who are slow to respond. In utter desperation, we have gathered together a list of tactics for parents who find themselves unable to gain the attention of their wayward […]

The Greatest Unexpected Pleasures of Parenting

Grown and Flown asked 15 women to share their greatest unexpected pleasure of parenting. Here are their honest, funny, and straight-from-the-heart answers. Lindsey Mead  A Design So Vast   @lemead Becky Blades Laundry or Die @LaundryorDie Liane Kupferberg Carter   Liane Kupferberg Carter  @LianeCarter Jennifer B. Wallace Jennifer B Wallace @wallacejennieb Theresa B Kilman   Grown […]

Fatherhood: A College President Reflects

Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia, writes a guest post today on fatherhood. During a recent winter vacation with his now-adult kids, as they recounted the teenage years, they waded into a “quagmire of fact, fiction, truth and lies.” His story follows:   Over the holidays, I was able to […]