Parenting is a lifelong job, even when grown children are living their own lives. Supporting adult children can take many forms, from financial support to childcare help to the emotional safety of a loving family. What do your adult children need from you?
Was there any way she could close the gap that separated them?
Could this conservative Christian mother come to terms with the fact that her daughter was a lesbian?Continue reading
Nyon Smith shares how, on becoming a parent himself, he became closer to his own father, who tended to be career-focused when Nyon was growing up, and learned lessons on parenting from his dad.Continue reading
A devout Catholic, she worried when her adult son declared himself an atheist. But then he attended a family quinceañera.
Carmen Escamilla had long dreamed of her children growing up to be well-educated, prosperous professionals. Her son Cande tried to accomodate her wishes by going to law school—until the day he decided to pursue another path.Continue reading