adult

Most adults don’t do play. They’re too busy worrying.

Adults Need To Play Even More Than Kids

When adultification overtakes a person to the point that they forget the importance of play, it’s easy to lose touch with the deeper layers of their Read...
Alicia Muñoz of The Good Men Project    |   02.26.19   |   SHARE
Minds
How to apply eyeliner (without looking like a raccoon.)

I’m So Old, Why Don’t I Have This Crap Figured Out?

I do not have this all figured out. I thought by middle age I would, but nope. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.19.18   |   SHARE
Minds
It never occurred to me in all my years as a single woman that every day I was learning how to be self-sufficient.

How Building My Own Ikea Bed Taught Me Life Lessons I Never Saw Coming

It never occurred to me as a single woman that every day I was learning how to be self-sufficient. That's what building my own Ikea bed taught me. Read...
Rebecca Jane Stokes of Your Tango    |   06.27.18   |   SHARE
Voices
One person can’t hold up the weight of another at all times. It’s especially difficult in situations of role reversal, like with parents and kids.

What's Not Said: When Your Parents Take A Toll On Your Health

It can really take a toll on you when you have to parent a parent. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   08.23.17   |   SHARE
Voices
How lovely were the carefree days of being a younger adult.

7 Realities of Adulthood That Can Kiss My Ass

Griping about adulting is a fun thing that we like to do, I know. But in all honesty, can’t you easily drum up handfuls of reasons as to why being a Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   01.11.17   |   SHARE
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Boss Babes: Get Ready For A New (Feminist) Coloring Obsession

Boss Babes: Get Ready For A New (Feminist) Coloring Obsession

Volansky decided to create Boss Babes as an accessible exercise in female empowerment. “I was seeing all my friends and family receive adult coloring Read...
Kimmie Jones    |   10.10.16   |   SHARE
Culture

Take The Cake: Loving My Extended Adolescence (Or Something)

In the wake of America's "crisis of adulthood" and in the middle of a city known for Peter Pan Syndrome, I find myself feeling that I too have gotten Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.22.16   |   SHARE
Voices
The Spirited Child

All Grown Up: What Becomes Of The Spirited Child?

I don’t think anyone who has been to the spirited child parenting rodeo would call a mother who screams, “bad,” or who loses her temper, a “failure Read...
Joni Edelman    |   09.15.16   |   SHARE
Families