Stories by Kathleen Volk Miller

Kathleen Volk Miller is co-editor of Painted Bride Quarterly, co-director of the Drexel Publishing Group, and a Teaching Professor at Drexel University. She has written for, The New York Times, Family Circle, and Drunken Boat, among others. subscribe to Kathleen Volk Miller's feed

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: Salon

The other moms were furious about the pot, but I was furious someone's kid had been so careless about social media.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source:

I expect criticism. But parenting is about making hard choices, and these are mine.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2013, Source: Salon

My mother and sister disappeared into the drink. I'm careful to watch myself -- except when I slip

Posted on: Oct 17, 2013, Source: Salon

My mother and sister both succumbed to alcoholism. I try to be careful, but sometimes I slip up.

Posted on: Feb 29, 2012, Source: Salon

I see the damage that anxious overparenting has created. So, in my home, I'm trying something different.