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Family/Relationships - Adult Child/Parent
09/18/2012
My Adult Son is Unwilling to Work! My 23 year old son graduated a year ago from college and now is unwilling to get a job!...He did get a grocery clerk job for a short time and lived on that plus money I had given him for school that he squandered. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentPersonal ResponsibilityRelationships
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09/18/2012
Video: My Adult Son is Unwilling to Work! A parent's job is to raise their children to leave the nest, but what do you do when they want to come back and roost? I have several suggestions for this 'mama bird'. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentPersonal ResponsibilityPersonal ResponsiblityRelationships
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08/21/2012
A Tribute to Dad I just wanted to share a post I made recently on Facebook...It was a tough day at work, one of those where I would have picked up the phone to call my dad. I miss his advice and friendship. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - FamilyFatherImportance of FathersMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelationshipsRelatives
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08/13/2012
Not Caught Up in Sibling Rivalry I had a very wise mother in that she did not make sure that when one person got something all of us also got something of similar value. We were taught to wait for our turn. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFinancesRelationshipsRelativesSibling rivalrySiblings
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08/13/2012
Financial Favorites in my Family I am the second oldest child: older brother, me, younger sister, younger brother. We're all in our forties and fifties. Our mom is widowed, Mom made my sister executor of her will and trust. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFinancesRelationships
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08/09/2012
Time to Move Out! I want to let your caller know the advice you gave her to 'pack her son a lunch' is spot on! How do I know? You gave it to me 2 years ago. Here's what happened... More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentPersonal ResponsibilityPink slip on lifeRelationshipsResponse to a CallSocial Issues
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08/02/2012
Helping Push Children Out of the Nest When our first son was born in 1989, my husband would tell people that for his 18th birthday we were going to give him luggage. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentPink slip on lifeRaising Boys to MenRead On-AirReal manRelationships
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08/01/2012
Taking the Adult Reins in Your Own Home I frequently hear you advise callers they have to stand up to their parents. This advice generally is followed by a silence and then a gulp from the caller. I want to share my experience. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentMarriageRelationshipsResponse to a CallResponse to a Comment
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07/31/2012
My Outlook On Life Has Changed I called you for advice around Christmas time last year, because it seemed like no matter what I did right or well, my mom always put me down like I could have done better, or on her nice occasions, just spun my happiness into negativity. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFollow up to CallNegativityRead On-AirRelationshipsResponse to a Call
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07/18/2012
May One Day You Be Rewarded for Your Parenting I'm sending this to you because your listeners (and the world) need to know that if you 'choose wisely, treat kindly' and work together to make your family your number-one priority, they, too, may someday be rewarded with a letter like this. More >>

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