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QUIZ: What Annoying Question Is Your Family Going to Ask You on Thanksgiving?

By ElodieNovember 17, 2017
The holidays are upon us, which means it's time once again to stuff our faces with carbs while sidestepping questions like "So why don't you... More  →
QUIZ: What Annoying Question Is Your Family Going to Ask You on Thanksgiving?

Pro Tips for Staying In Touch with Your Parents When You're Away at College

By Emma GordonJuly 28, 2017
Just because howlers are a thing of the past, doesn't mean that keeping up with Mom and Dad while you're away at school... More  →
Pro Tips for Staying In Touch with Your Parents When You're Away at College

Auntie SparkNotes: My Family Are Slobs

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 20, 2017
Dear Auntie, I live with my dad, my sister, my brother-in-law, and my four-month old adorable nephew (I'm an auntie, too!). We all... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Family Are Slobs

Real Talk: My Grandmother Recently Died. I Used to Hate Her.

By Emma W.June 20, 2016
My grandmother died last month at the age of 88, in a nursing home, her mind riddled with Alzheimer's. Her death wasn't sudden... More  →
Real Talk: My Grandmother Recently Died. I Used to Hate Her.

Coping With Your Parents' Divorce

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 2, 2016
In my short life, I’ve weathered not one, but two divorces within my family. My sophomore year of high school, my mom... More  →
Coping With Your Parents' Divorce

Gilmore Girls Taught Us Everything We Know About Relationships

By Maddy AaronMay 10, 2016
Beyond providing us an ongoing dinner debate over Dean versus Jess, Gilmore Girls works as a guidebook for friendships, romantic relationships, and family drama.... More  →
<em> Gilmore Girls </em> Taught Us Everything We Know About Relationships

9 Times Harry Potter's Adoptive Family Reduced Us to a Great Lake of Tears

By Kalina CiokJanuary 20, 2016
Harry Potter really drew the short straw for families when he got hidden away with the Dursleys. Fans have attributed the awful treatment of... More  →
9 Times Harry Potter's Adoptive Family Reduced Us to a Great Lake of Tears

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Lesbian, but My Grandma Thinks I'm in Love With an Older Man

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 5, 2016
Dear Auntie, Here's where it gets stereotypical: I'm a high school girl with a problem that starts "there's this guy." However, fear not!... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Lesbian, but My Grandma Thinks I'm in Love With an Older Man

Holiday Traditions You Never Need to Outgrow

By Taylor NolesDecember 14, 2015
Ah, the holidays: a time for pigging out, for sleeping in, for remembering how deeply weird your family truly is. While we... More  →
Holiday Traditions You Never Need to Outgrow