best friends 

Agreeing to Disagree: Can Moms With Wildly Different Parenting Styles Manage to Stay Best Friends?

Pam Jenoff relies on her best friend for support. Courtesy Pam Jenoff
By Pam Jenoff
As the mother of three kids under the age of 3, I consider my best friend, Joanne, one of the great saving graces. The mother of almost 4-year ol...
Dispite their different styles of parenting, they depend on each other for support.

Friendship Coaches? For Kids? For Real?

No more best friends! Get them out of your kid's life now! Hurry! That's what a new cadre of crazy, creepy child psychologists is recommending for our children's emotional health. So, at summer camps, they're separating the kids who finally f...

Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow - How far would you go for your best friend?

When Madonna made plans to split with hubby Guy Ritchie, she also parted ways with her adopted home of London to return to New York. But she left something -- or someone -- behind in London, her best friend Gwyneth Paltrow. And according to the tablo...

Image of the Day: Two are so much better than one!

There is something so dear about these two adorable little girls. The picture has a sepia tone to it, but the variety of patterns lets the viewer know there are so many colors to be had in this image. I love the way the one little girl has her tongu...

Best friends for life

I feel lucky to have lived my entire childhood in the same house. I met the girl who was to become my best friend before I even started kindergarten. Karen lived down the street from me and probably had the biggest impact on my life outside of my fam...

Learning to ask for help

Even though I'm an "older" Mom, (I had Nolan when I was 30), I was the first of my girlfriends to have a baby. Several months after Nolan was born, I brought him over to brunch at my friend Mel's house. I wore my cutest jeans and brushed my hair a l...

Peer relationships in adolescent competitive soccer

Besides school starting this week, both of my old children will be playing soccer; it also goes into full swing this week. A study in the Journal of Sports Science last year reported on a study from Norway on soccer. The aim was to examine the relati...


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