family

Life + Style
by rebeccawinke | Mon, 03/30/2020 - 10:02
“When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became an adult, I put away childish things.” 1 Corinthians…
Language
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:01
We all know how important family is in Italian society. Italian families tend to maintain strong bonds over generations, spending time together and caring for…
Language
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 08/02/2014 - 03:30
[Photo Steve McCurry] Turn on any television series or film where there’s an Italian character and it won’t be long before you hear the word ‘family’. The…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 06:34
words by Silvia DonatiLorena is 35 years old, has a master’s degree and works as a receptionist after failing to find a steady job in her intended industry.…
Travel
by Paula DiPerna | Wed, 10/12/2011 - 09:07
Lemon blossoms scented the evening as lightly as blonde hair on a pillow at the Castello di Semivicoli high above the sea in the Abruzzo province in Italy.…
by Natalie Aldern | Thu, 09/22/2011 - 00:20
Fed up with a freeloading son, a husband and wife in northern Italy have turned to the legal system to evict their adult son.The 41-year-old man refuses to…
by Natalie Aldern | Mon, 04/04/2011 - 07:05
Domenico Martino has been providing an essential service for families from Southern Italy since the late 1990s. The enterprising Calabrian truck driver…
by Natalie Aldern | Tue, 01/11/2011 - 04:20
A 75-year-old woman in Northern Italy has brought a suit against the man she believes is her father. The would-be dad is a sprightly 100 years old.The woman…
Language
by Natalie Aldern | Wed, 11/24/2010 - 16:18
Italian families stick together through thick and thin. It's not uncommon for extended families to live together even after the children are married with…