Dear Family Coach: My daughter works fiercely and independently on her school projects and takes a lot of pride in them. Her best friend's parents do most of her work for her, producing an almost professional-looking ...Read More
Dear Family Coach: As the end of the school year approaches, it is next to impossible to get my 10-year-old son to do his homework. He wants to be outside playing, and I don't blame him. How can I get us both through these...Read More
True story: I sent one of my more recent books to a radio talk-show host who, in turn, gave it to one of her “readers,” asking him to extract appropriate questions.
Said reader, a 30-something year-old, opened the ...Read More
Dear Mr. Dad: I'm a divorced mom, and because of my past substance abuse issues, my ex-husband has primary physical custody of our children. I only get to see them on weekends and we miss each other terribly. I've been ...Read More
Q: My girlfriend and I were invited to a friend's Seder dinner for the Passover holiday, but the invitation fell through. My girlfriend has met my former wife several times and they appear to like each other, so she asked ...Read More
Q: Our two teenagers -- brother and sister -- both seem to get overwhelmed when they're assigned tasks at home or school. They start projects, but don't finish them. Do you have any advice?
Jim: There's a great quote ...Read More