Olivia Pitkenthly

When the Grandparents Move In

Grandparents living with grandchildren is becoming more and more common due to financial strain, health issues and the desire for closeness. From 1980 to 2008, the number of U.S. households with at least two adult generations increased from 12 to… read more

Do You Have a Favorite Child?

Ross and Monica Gellar are the rival siblings of our generation. The TV sitcom “Friends” depicted Ross as the favored child, a “medical miracle,” who could do no wrong in his parents’ eyes. Monica was often criticized for her appearance,… read more

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Helpful Tips To Remove Stains For Good!

While staining our clothes is just another good reason to buy more, that’s not usually the most practical answer. Here are some helpful tips to remove stains for good: Grass Stains Spring is approaching, which means more time outside, and… read more

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How Do You Talk to Your Teen About Depression?

Warning: The following content talks about depression, suicidal thoughts, teenage suicide and the importance of talking to your teen about depression. Imagine getting a phone call from the high school guidance counselor, informing you that your son or daughter was… read more

Stopping Your Child From Swearing

There’s nothing like hearing your child curse to make you cringe in horror. The first time I heard my daughter utter a four-letter word, I was in shock. Where did she learn this? It didn’t take long for me to… read more