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Parcheesi, and Other Games of Love

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 17, 2010
If you've ever gone over to the home of a friend you happen to be crushing on, you know how this goes: Step 1: You... More  →
Parcheesi, and Other Games of Love

Weird Lyrics Your Parents Sang

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 10, 2010
"Owl City? Is that an exhibit at the zoo? MGMT? The studio with the lion? Panic! At the Disco? Ruuuuuunn!!!" Yep, it's safe... More  →
Weird Lyrics Your Parents Sang

The Do's and Don’ts of Talking to Your Friends’ Parents

By Ashley SpencerMarch 10, 2010
Talking with your friend’s parents can be awkward, especially if your friend is a newly acquired addition to your collection of peeps.... More  →
The Do's and Don’ts of Talking to Your Friends’ Parents

Auntie SparkNotes: Rock-Climbing and Miming

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 8, 2010
Dear Auntie Sparknotes: The reason I'm writing is because I have a parent issue. You see, I'm a good behaved kid most of... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Rock-Climbing and Miming

5 Reasons Bedtime Ought to Be Illegal

By ContributorMarch 1, 2010
We think we should have a Sparkler sleepover. We'd let  Wakwy stay up as late as she wants. —SparkNotes editors Apparently,... More  →
5 Reasons Bedtime Ought to Be Illegal

How to Not Lose an Argument With Your Parents

By Katie_RolnickFebruary 23, 2010
In most cases, an argument with your parents will begin as a "discussion" during which you try to present your case in... More  →
How to Not Lose an Argument With Your Parents

Chris Listens: The Ears Rest

By Chris_DikenFebruary 22, 2010
You may have noticed that I’ve been rather scarce around these parts lately. And I apologize for that—I didn’t mean to leave... More  →
Chris Listens: The Ears Rest

Talking to a Friend After a Tragedy

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 18, 2010
When news hits that a classmate’s family member died, it’s shocking. Days later, when the student returns to school, you may not... More  →
Talking to a Friend After a Tragedy

Should You Friend Your Mom on Facebook?

By Kia WoodFebruary 4, 2010
It’s that dreaded notification you never hoped to receive: You have a Facebook friend request—from Mom. You are consumed by panic. What do you... More  →
Should You Friend Your Mom on Facebook?

Auntie SparkNotes: Mr. and Mrs. Butthead

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 29, 2010
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, In a few hopefully short months I will be going away to that beautiful place they call college.  I am... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Mr. and Mrs. Butthead