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Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate My Stepmom, But Love My Stepsister

By kat_rosenfieldMay 2, 2018
Hi Auntie, This is a bit of a mundane problem, but I'm just not sure what to do. My father remarried a couple... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate My Stepmom, But Love My Stepsister

Auntie SparkNotes: I Was Adopted Because of a Lie

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 7, 2018
Dear Auntie, I'm the centerpiece of my current family conflict. I'm the adopted child of my mom and dad, and I was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Was Adopted Because of a Lie

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents' Rules Are Making My College Life Miserable

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 4, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a college junior, and I've been living with my parents and commuting to class by train, partly because... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents' Rules Are Making My College Life Miserable

Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Dated Too Soon After My Mom's Death

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 19, 2017
Dear Auntie, A few years ago, my mom died. It was a really awful, difficult time for my entire family, but enough... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Dated Too Soon After My Mom's Death

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Is Basically a Vulcan

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 6, 2017
Dear Auntie, How should I deal with my Vulcan mother? I am a 22-year-old college graduate. Recently, on top of all my other stresses,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Is Basically a Vulcan

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Says I'm a Disappointment

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 4, 2017
Dear Auntie, I have been spending the summer abroad in a developing nation for research and volunteering. I had initially thought that this... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Says I'm a Disappointment

Auntie SparkNotes: My Brother Had Sex and My Parents Blame Me

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 28, 2017
Dear Auntie, I am twenty years old and just finished my sophomore year of college, and am currently working at an internship. Two... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Brother Had Sex and My Parents Blame Me

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

How to Survive Living at Home During College Break

By Catherina GioinoJuly 27, 2017
There's the dream of what college break will be like—you'll sleep in until 2 PM, binge-watch Riverdale, and subsist entirely on Lucky Charms... More  →
How to Survive Living at Home During College Break