drinking

I draw the line at “mommy juice.”

Your “Mommy Juice” Jokes Aren’t Funny — They're Dangerous

I draw the line at “mommy juice.” Some of you reading will tell me I’m too sensitive or we’ve just “gone too far”. And you’re right; I’m sensitive. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.17.18   |   SHARE
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Did my mom feel alone, as if she were blamed for what happened to her? Like nobody could understand what she was dealing with?

After My Mom Died, Drinking Made Me Feel Closer To Her

When my mom died, I made a list of things that made me similar to her: My favorite color was purple, I liked to write, I loved reading, I adored cats Read...
Alaina Leary    |   04.11.17   |   SHARE
Long Reads
What if your conversation saved them from blackout drunkenness, chunks of days and nights they can’t recall, behaviors that are dangerous, both to them and to others.

I Told My Teens To Smoke Pot

I told my kids if they are going to pick a substance, pick pot. Don’t buy booze. Don’t drink cough syrup. Do get high. Why? Because pot doesn’t kill Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.8.16   |   SHARE
Families
Disclaimer: I’m not a wine expert, unless you count consuming a lot of wine, in which case I am.

8 Halloween Wine Pairings For Parents

Halloween makes parents want to hit the sauce and not always in an I’m feeling frightfully festive; let’s drink wine from our spooky glasses and Read...
Jill Robbins    |   10.28.16   |   SHARE
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What do you mean "will I still be fun?" (Am I not fun when I don’t drink?)

I'm Still Fun When I Don't Drink, Right? 

The first step isn’t to admit I have a problem. I don’t. Before I stopped drinking, there was rarely anything to drink in the house apart from Read...
Liz Lazzara    |   09.8.16   |   SHARE
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Where else other than family events could you toss a bunch of acquaintances together and expect them to have a good time? Image: Thinkstock.

10 Tips For Surviving Family Events This Summer

Don’t talk politics. Do. Not. This old adage is more important than ever this year, with an election that started off bad and has gotten consistently Read...
Kelly Burch    |   06.27.16   |   SHARE
Families
In for a bad time.

How To Drink Less And Celebrate Like A Freaking Grown-Up

Family holidays typically mean 2-3 bottles of wine a day between three people, and that’s not counting the vodka. So this year, I am asking myself Read...
Jeanne Joe Perrone    |   12.2.15   |   SHARE
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Which Wine You Should Drink Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Astrologers believe that the positions of the sun, moon, and planets at the time of your birth have a direct influence on your character — so why Read...
Christine Schoenwald of Your Tango    |   08.7.15   |   SHARE
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