The Family Coach

The Family Coach

The Family Coach

When outside of her post as Assistant Professor in a social work program and away from her private practice, Catherine Pearlman serves as The Family Coach in order to help parents enjoy their roles as parents with more ease. Her column offers advice in all aspects of parenting, from bedtime negotiation to sibling relationships. 

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Ruined Skin and Taking a Knee Oct 21, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My daughter is a freshman in high school. She's addicted to makeup and wears it a... Read More

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A Lonely Dad and Leaving out a Friend Oct 20, 2017

Dear Family Coach: I've always been a very involved dad. But now that my children are in sixth and n... Read More

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Devastating Headlines and Single Fatherhood Oct 14, 2017

Dear Family Coach: Lately, all of the news is having a disastrous effect on me. Every day, I become ... Read More

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An Unwanted Boyfriend and Missing Parenting Oct 13, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My 15-year-old daughter believes she is in love. Despite our objections, she says... Read More