We asked some experts if you can avoid becoming joyless buzzkills with the right approach.
"Stupid people watch stupid movie," said my father.
"As a mom you just hope your baby won't end up in the gutter, hooked on alcohol and drugs. Well, at least you're not in the gutter, are you?"
Nearly three-quarters of millennials receive financial assistance from their parents after college, but most of them aren't proud of it.
The host of VICELAND's show BALLS DEEP shares some of the slanguage he picked up hanging out with high school seniors in Gary, Indiana.
It's more than just, "Don't raise a Ramsay or Joffrey."
I only shared the news about Dad with my closest friends.
Moving in with the people who made you is actually great if you're not a big human baby about it.
While they might have accepted their inevitable demise, getting a 20-something a grave plot is sure-fire recipe for existential disaster.
Unlike our friends who stop refilling their birth control and get pregnant, for us "trying" does not involve regular romps. Rather, it requires countless doctors' appointments, thousands of dollars of out-of-pocket fees, and mind-numbing bureaucracy.
We spoke to the filmmaker behind Inside the Chinese Closet, a documentary that follows young gay people in China looking for a fake heterosexual partnership to appease their parents.
Michael, my husband, is a strapping six-foot-four dream with strong German-Irish-Swedish blood by way of the Midwest. There are Ivy-leaguers in his family. His grandfather lived to be 90. His sperm is liquid gold.
They save a baby from a burning building but things go downhill once they start discussing whether he'll be a doctor or an actor in a Bambi movie.
It's possible to have a fulfilling, financially stable life that doesn't involve home ownership, but you better be prepared to learn a lot about investing.
A new report released last week in the UK examines how families are treated by prison staff and how intimidating these visits can be for them.
I have no idea when mom was diagnosed, but it must have been after the driveway and after the buggy in the rain.
"Stop being a let down and start being a get up and go."
In previous decades the mothers and fathers of addicts advocated for punishing addicts harshly, but a new generation of parent-activists has embraced a gentler approach.
I played three games based on the fraught relationship between kids and their parents to see which was most like my own experiences.
Growing up with a disabled parent had me constantly torn between the world I was in and the world I thought I deserved.
"I just wish I could show them that I've done OK and I just wish I could know that they're proud of me."
Having a little painting of a bird in your parents' bathroom can be great exposure.
With her permed mullet and Freddy Kruger nails, my stepmom Linda was a Halloween vision without even trying. But one year, I got the best of her.
For starters, they don't buy anyone a drink.