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You probably think you're much closer to your children than your own parents were. But is this really true? Do your kids actually think you're as cool as you think you are? Has the generation that coined the phrase "generation gap" created a new gap of its own? Life (Part 2) explores the generation gaps between baby boomer parents and their Gen X and Gen Y kids.

grandparenting
Season 2 Episode

Can boomers make it cool to be a grandparent?  ...Of course! Watch full episode

Generation Gaps
Season 2 Episode

Do you sound like your parents when you talk about your own kids? 

Dick Cavett
Season 1 Episode

Birthday musings on ignorant youth and Groucho Marx.

Adapting to Change
Season 1 Episode

It's got to be faced one way or the other. Change.

The Sandwich Generation
Season 1 Episode

A tale of people caring for both children and aging parents.

Column

A few weeks ago, I visited the Minnesota birthplace of Life (Part 2) and received a happy lesson on Generation Gaps, which also happened to be...

Column

After inventing the lightning rod, bifocals and the Franklin stove - this was why he was too busy to be on Life (Part 2) - Benjamin Franklin invented what would come to be known three...

Column

Since late January, my first stop in the Sunday New York Times has been Michael Winerip's GenerationB column in the Styles Section. In a mere eight months, Mike, an old colleague from the...

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Non-empty nest syndrome:  Why generation "Y" won't leave home.

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What Republican Mike Huckabee remembers about 1968...

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What's worse than too many visits from the grandkids?  None at all!