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Going Far From the Nest Jun. 04, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a 21-year-old soon-to-be senior in college applying to law school. I have almost a ... Read More

Uncle Is Dad May. 28, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I have known since I was a teenager that I am my uncle's daughter. My mother and her bro... Read More

Disowned but Invited May. 27, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a widow with many children and stepchildren, who all are adults. Most of us get alo... Read More

Make A Kid's Bedroom Special May. 24, 2017

Small Spaces

Reading magically cracks open the secret door to faraway places and mysterious concepts. After readi... Read More

Family and Politics May. 22, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: We have a situation in our family, and it may be a problem in other families. Maybe you ... Read More

Believing in the Family Business: An Interview With Naa-Sakle Akuete May. 16, 2017

This Woman's Work

I had Naa-Sakle Akuete on my radio show to discuss how she put together a huge, extravagant wedding ... Read More

Friends or Family? May. 15, 2017

Dear Doug

Q: With both my husband and I in retirement for the past four years, we realize our family relations... Read More

The Real Grandma May. 10, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My three children are all grown and married and are in their early to mid-30s. They have... Read More

The Forgotten Side of the Family May. 03, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am writing because another Mother's Day will soon be upon us and, once again, my grown... Read More

His Name Was Jordan Edwards May. 03, 2017

Connie Schultz

Another black boy was killed by police, this time in Texas. His name was Jordan Edwards. Jordan was ... Read More

Help for Families Dealing With a Dying Loved One May. 02, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Our family is going through the end-of-life challenges of my husband's final illness. We... Read More

My Second Response Better Than The First Apr. 25, 2017

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My dad is in a large firm and another man in the firm is his best friend. My parents an... Read More

What to Do With Brother's Ashes Apr. 22, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My brother was killed in a tragic accident 12 years ago. He had made clear that when he ... Read More

I Want Them to Call Me Dad Apr. 22, 2017

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a 56-year-old stepfather to two wonderful young women, ages 20 and 17. My wife of f... Read More

Who's My Daddy? Apr. 11, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'm wondering whether you can tell me where to turn. I have no idea who I am. What I mea... Read More

Dealing With a Polarized Political Climate Apr. 04, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I need a pep talk, and I imagine millions of others do, too. I am an informed and involv... Read More

Florida in the Key of Life Apr. 01, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

Splat! "Run for cover! The birds — they're after us!" Screams. Chaos. Six children and four ad... Read More

A Religious Divide Mar. 30, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband, who is serving in the Army, is loving and caring and is a wonderful father t... Read More

State on Rise as Family Dies Mar. 29, 2017

Terence Jeffrey

In 1947, two years after the United States won World War II, 96.4 percent of the babies in this coun... Read More

Who's the One With the Bad Manners? Mar. 27, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: We have six children, all of whom are married and have children. All 33 of us get togeth... Read More