family, spouses & significant others

I work from home and my mom won’t stop talking to me

A reader writes: I work remotely for an organization as a salaried employee, and I work from home. I also still live at home. My mom works from home, too. She’s a real estate agent. Here’s the issue: she will not stop talking to me about every single communication she has with her clients. Literally […]

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ask the readers: weird job advice your parents gave you

Over the years, we’ve heard about some really weird job advice and other actions from parents. Some examples: * “My mom once tried to go into a job interview with me, when I was 23. I told her ABSOLUTELY NOT. (She did a lot of crazy things when I was that age, but I eventually trained her […]

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