Archive: family and friends
Trying to be your kids' 'buddy' will not help you instill values like the importance of academic success and moral behavior.
By Jan Scruggs | May 10, 2010; 03:03 PM ET | Comments (5)
I have found that children who name one of their parents as their best friends usually end up being more immature. They always know a safety net is waiting for them.
By Eric Schaeffer | May 10, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
My mother and I are friends, now, after all these years -- but I still know who's the boss in this relationship!
By Patricia McGuire | May 10, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)
A lot of this change in attitude -- parents now being cool again -- is an interesting byproduct of natural generational shifts in values.
By Hile Rutledge | May 10, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)