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A Guide to Being Involved in Your Parent's Wedding

By Valerie BurnSeptember 12, 2014
So, one of your parents is getting married. Cool! (Well, generally speaking.) Evil stepparents aside, gaining a new parent is pretty fun. Chances... More  →
A Guide to Being Involved in Your Parent's Wedding

This German Home Improvement Commercial Is Giving Us So Many Feels

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 8, 2014
If you've never thought of home improvement as a deeply emotional experience, this commercial might change your mind. In it, a lonely... More  →
This German Home Improvement Commercial Is Giving Us So Many Feels

Why Do We Text and Drive? Because Parents Are Annoying

By Valerie BurnAugust 22, 2014
Blaming parents for your problems is easy. My decision to rock a bowlcut from ages seven through ten?? That's totally my mom's... More  →
Why Do We Text and Drive? Because Parents Are Annoying

QUIZ: Are Your Parents Environmentally Responsible?

By Jason SaenzAugust 13, 2014
With global temperatures rising, polar ice caps melting, and polar bears not getting enough Coca-Cola to keep them cool, everyone needs to... More  →
QUIZ: Are Your Parents Environmentally Responsible?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Wants Me to Be Feminine, but I'm Genderfluid

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 1, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm a biological female with a mother who really believes in traditional gender roles. Problem with this is I identify as... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Wants Me to Be Feminine, but I'm Genderfluid

The Top Ten Things You Will and Won't Miss About Not Having Internet on Your Family Trip!

By Andrew TavinJuly 28, 2014
Summer means family trips, and if Will Smith taught us anything, it's that parents just don't understand [how important internet access is... More  →
The Top Ten Things You Will and Won't Miss About Not Having Internet on Your Family Trip!

Being a Teenager Is Great Practice for Being 30 and Living At Home

By Rebecca Jane StokesJuly 22, 2014
Statistics, oh statistics. Fact: 82% of all statistics people give are made up on the spot.* But we here at SparkLife pride... More  →
Being a Teenager Is Great Practice for Being 30 and Living At Home

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Mom I Want to Go on Birth Control?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 18, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'm in a relationship with a great guy. I'm really happy with him and though we haven't been together long,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Mom I Want to Go on Birth Control?

How to Handle Watching a Love Scene WITH YOUR PARENTS

By Jason SaenzJuly 18, 2014
You decide to have a chill Saturday night in with your parents (OKAY, SO THERE WERE NO DATES AND NO PARTY INVITES),... More  →
How to Handle Watching a Love Scene WITH YOUR PARENTS

Auntie SparkNotes: I Need a Plan for Telling My Parents I'm Moving in with My Boyfriend

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 15, 2014
Hello, Auntie! I was reading through past posts in the wee hours of the morning when I realized that while I could empathize... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Need a Plan for Telling My Parents I'm Moving in with My Boyfriend