Dear Mr. Dad: I'm a little old fashioned, but I believe in manners. When is the right time to teach them to children?
A: In the early stages of parenthood, we don't care much about manners. Our infant's loud burps (and ...Read More
Q: My husband and I love being parents. But with three kids in the house now, our marriage isn't as fun as it once was. Is that normal?
Jim: I'd say it's common, anyway. As newlyweds, you and your spouse were probably ...Read More
Young children love the unexpected treat of discovering what's behind flaps in interactive books. These new reads offer hide-and-seek fun.
"Mon Petit Busy Day" by Annette Tamarkin; Little Simon/Simon & Schuster; 10 ...Read More
Question: Our 15-year-old daughter has told us she’s in love with a 20-year-old guy who is in the Army and intending to make the Army his career. We’ve met him, and he is extremely respectful and well-...Read More
Dear Mr. Dad: I'm about to become a dad for the first time. My dad died when I was young, so I didn't have a good role model. How can I be the best father for my new baby?
A: You already took the first step -- asking for ...Read More
Q: I met the perfect man and his 4 kids about six years ago. His ex does not believe in co-parenting and has told us many times to leave HER kids alone, but that's impossible because they share the kids' time equally -- ...Read More
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