Dear Family Coach: My husband works hard all week and on Sundays likes to set aside five hours to watch football. He is a sports fanatic. Unfortunately, the rest of the family is not. I want him to enjoy himself but not ...Read More
Introducing imaginative poetry books to young readers is a great way to get them back into the reading mode.
"Hypnotize a Tiger" by Calef Brown; Henry Holt; 138 pages; $17.99.
Author/artist Calef Brown calls himself an...Read More
In a recent column, I referred to “attachment parenting babble,” which is to say, I called a spade a spade. The column in question concerned parents whose three children had been sleeping with them for eight years. In ...Read More
Dear Family Coach: Sometimes I keep little secrets about my sons from my partner, mainly because I know she wouldn't agree with my choices. For example, she thinks I give the kids too many sweets, so I forget to mention ...Read More
Q. I have a 5-year-old son with some behavior problems. He's always been easily frustrated, even though he picks up new skills easily. He reads well and seems naturally athletic. If he feels he can't do something, he'll ...Read More
Q. After being married for a year I found out my husband was further in debt than he confided prior to our marriage. I now understand why he never wanted to buy a house -- he's hundreds of thousands in debt. If he had ...Read More