These flow charts solve all your back-to-school problems, from what you should wear (a flame-retardant potato sack and a nice hat) to what your resolution for the year should be (implementing a "mandatory puppies in every classroom" rule should be EVERYONE's goal). Click thr More →
Going off to college is the rough equivalent of being pushed out of an airplane with no parachute. Now, it's true that I've never actually been pushed out of an airplane with no parachute, but that's not going to stop me from using this metaphor... More →
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault!Dear Auntie,This year, I'm going to a big public school. Last year, I was home schooled. Before that, I went to a small private school, so I'm not used... More →
Attention, Sparklers! Auntie will be on vacation until the end of August, but check back here on the usual schedule for fun, retro columns you might have missed the first time around.
Dear Auntie,I am heading off to college in the fall, and for the most... More →
I feel stuck between a rock and a hard place and need some help.One of my friends, let's call her M, and I had a VERY rocky friendship over the past couple years that has been sitting in a good place for the past... More →