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The Fruit of an Affair Jan. 27, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Last month, my wife of 60 years admitted to a five-year affair that occurred 55 years ag... Read More

Witnesses of Abuse Jan. 10, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My daughter and I have witnessed aggressive acts in public areas and are at a loss as to... Read More

A Cheating Girlfriend and the Family Bed Dec. 16, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: A friend told me that my son's girlfriend was seen around town cozying up to anot... Read More

Not Doing His Fair Share Sep. 08, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My first husband was a workaholic with little time for me or any enjoyment, so when I di... Read More

Nothing but the Truth Aug. 18, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I adopted two children out of the foster care system. Our daughter, "Tabi... Read More

Fifty-Year-Old Secret Jul. 07, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Fifty years ago, I believe I sired a child. "Helen" and I were married to others when sh... Read More

'I'm a Girl' Apr. 13, 2016

Connie Schultz

When Gabriel was nearly 3 years old, he told his mother, "I'm sad." "Why?" she asked. "I want to wea... Read More

Tired of Being a 'Mistake' Apr. 04, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a 12-year-old boy, and I hate my life. I am the youngest of five, but there is a hu... Read More

Unexpected Shower Visitor Mar. 23, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: This evening, I went to the local YMCA to swim. When I was through, I showered, as I alw... Read More

Breastfeeding: Bare or Blanketed? Jan. 06, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Am I out of the loop or just a prude? It bothers me to see a mother cradling her infant ... Read More

Slapping the 'Child Abuse' Label on Decent, Loving Parents May. 14, 2015

Lenore Skenazy

Here's the case: A few years back, a mom left her son in the car for what everyone agrees was less t... Read More

Boy Doesn't Handle Group Projects Mar. 11, 2015

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: Any tips for helping my gifted son, who is in seventh grade, handle group projects more effective... Read More

You Can Help Your Daughter With Anxiety Jan. 14, 2015

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: Please recommend how to help a child deal with anxiety. My daughter gets herself very worked up, ... Read More

Son Likes Sleeping in Parents' Bed Dec. 10, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: How can I break the habit of letting our son sleep in our bed on weekends? A: I've been asked the... Read More

Boy Wants to Be Best Dec. 07, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My son is 12 years old. I see a lot of correlation between his getting "stuck" in schoolwork and ... Read More

Daughter Struggles With Homework Nov. 26, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I live in Hong Kong and have a 10-year-old daughter, who is in fifth grade. Her problem has been ... Read More

Nervous Tics Have Many Origins Nov. 23, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: At what age does a nervous tic become a problem you need to treat or have children be aware that ... Read More

Mother of Gifted Child in Brazil Searching for Help Nov. 16, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I am from Brazil and contacting you about my child. We lived in the USA for more than a year for ... Read More

Disruptive Child Needs to Understand Boundaries Oct. 05, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: How do we keep a united front if one partner feels that the other is reacting out of anger? How d... Read More

How to Share Gifted ID With Child Sep. 28, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: If your child has been identified as gifted and talented, should you share this information with ... Read More