posted on May 1, 2006 - 4:42am
The summer before our daughter Abby’s senior year in high school, my husband and I saw to it that she had all the appropriate activities: We visited colleges, caught up on medical appointments and made sure she prepared for her SATs. Interesting, but not exactly fun.
posted on January 1, 2005 - 4:36pm
Psychology professor Rhoda Olkin hesitated before she requested her teenage son to take out the trash. “I was reluctant, at first, to ask him because it is physically hard for me. But then I realized that teenage boys all across America are taking out the kitchen garbage and I got over it,” said Olkin, who had polio and is a national expert on parents with disabilities.