Q: Our son is in the military, and he's now stationed overseas with his family. We realize that for the next few years we won't see our grandchildren in person as often as we're accustomed. We're going to miss a lot of key...Read More
Dear Family Coach: I just found out that my 10-year-old daughter has been forgetting to complete or submit school assignments. She does well on assignments when she does them. But she often gets sidetracked in her ...Read More
Books for Easter have less sugar and last longer than candy. These lively tales capture the magic of Easter and all things springtime.
"Tucker Digs Easter" by Leslie McGuirk; Candlewick Press; 28 pages; $7.99.
Though ...Read More
Dear Family Coach: I don't believe in lying to my children about anything. We take an active role in showing our kids that Cinderella is a fictional character, as is Mickey Mouse. This year, my oldest lost his first ...Read More
Once again, a reader proves that parenting must be added to religion and politics as verboten subjects for polite conversation. A column I published back in December of 2016 went viral recently -- yes, three months later (...Read More
Q: My kids' father and I do a pretty good job of co-parenting, but he does one thing that really bugs me -- he NEVER returns the kids' clothes. I ask him for them and he tells me I'm nuts. His house is a black hole. I've ...Read More