Dear Family Coach: My husband and I confided something private to our 10-year-old son. We told him this was a family matter and not to tell anyone. We've come to find out that he immediately told his entire class and ...Read More
If comedy can get kids to books, then hallelujah! These new picture books will send them off to laugh land and tickle adults' funny bones, too.
"The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors" by Drew Daywalt; illustrated by Adam ...Read More
Dear Family Coach: Every morning, my son makes his carpool wait while he gets his stuff together or finishes his breakfast. And every morning, I have to run around the house gathering his books and supplies to get him ...Read More
Question: I’ve read enough of your writings to know that you believe children should be obedient, that they should do what they are told. I want my children to think for themselves and to question authority, not...Read More
Dear Mr. Dad. My husband and I have two-year-old twins -- a girl and a boy -- and we both love spending time with them. But I've noticed that he and I have very different styles, in several ways. We do different activities...Read More
Q: How do I know if I'm "enabling" my husband's compulsive gambling problem? I don't want to do anything that might encourage his behavior.
Jim: I've tapped our staff counselors for this answer. "Enabling" is essentially ...Read More