The surging hormones and emotional changes that frame our daughters' adolescence can feel like a roller coaster ride.
Virginia Christoff, 80, often has trouble relating to her 49-year-old daughter, Cathy Christoff.
They squabble over many things, big and small, but the root of their problems trace back to when Cathy started her own family.
It's a different story when the conflict is more of a general parenting issue.
When family standards or expectations are at stake, dads and moms may choose to act together to enforce their beliefs.
Of course she was annoyed I’d looked at her books, but I was just so annoyed at how little effort she was making.