The Art of Parental Embarrassment

Joy Riggs Tweens & Teens

Someone let out a giggle, and that started it—we all began to laugh. All of us except Steve, who was still searching the wall in vain for this mysterious “other painting.”

Life and Death in the Dressing Room

Joy Riggs Loss

You are trying to pretend that you are on just another mother-daughter shopping trip. But the stakes have never been this high. Prom? Hah. Wedding dress? Who cares. This is about life with a capital L. You are terrified.