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What Michelle Obama Leaves Out About 'White Flight' Nov. 07, 2019

Larry Elder

Michelle Obama recently complained about "white flight" in her old Chicago neighborhood. By "white f... Read More

Generation X Faces a Bleak, Impoverished Old Age Oct. 26, 2019

Ted Rall

In 1991, demographers Neil Howe and William Strauss published their awkwardly titled tome "13th Gen,... Read More

Teens and Peer Pressure Sep. 07, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: As another new school year begins, it's time to point out to what extent peer pressure plays ... Read More

Always Helping Kids Isn't Always Helping Them Sep. 05, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

My friend Michelle's preschool daughter has autism. Every morning Michelle brings her into school, w... Read More

My Mom Wants to Call His Mom Jul. 29, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17 and very pregnant. My boyfriend and the father of my baby is 18, and he just gra... Read More

Does Dodgeball Really Corrupt Kids? Jul. 18, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Dodgeball miseducates kids into believing cruelty and domination are good — says a paper prese... Read More

You Start With an Apology Jun. 19, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

I was raised during the Depression by a widowed mother with six children too young to work. Things w... Read More

The One Place Kids Still Play Outside May. 24, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Most of us remember playing outside till the streetlights came on, but our kids can't because of (fi... Read More

Friendship Can't Continue as Is Apr. 19, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I have a "friend" who is always hurting me physically and verbally. I'm getting tired o... Read More

Controlled by Parents Mar. 25, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: As long as I can remember, my parents have controlled the majority of my actions. They'v... Read More

The Admissions Scandal Explained: Childhood As College Prep Mar. 14, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Today's parents are stalked by the twin fears that their kids will be kidnapped, raped and eaten ... Read More

Take Action Against Bullying Mar. 09, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Count me in when it comes to your "defend yourself when all else fails" philosophy when... Read More

Young Teen Strives to Grow Taller Feb. 18, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I am 13 and considered short for my age. I don't want to be super tall when I finish gr... Read More

On Plucking Nose Hairs Jan. 04, 2019

Erick Erickson

One of my older sisters once dated a much older guy who had not yet come to terms with growing up. I... Read More

Need I Say More? Nov. 10, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm not involved in the drug scene. I've never taken a drug and never will. I've dated ... Read More

What to Look for as a Parent Nov. 08, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My wife and I were divorced two years ago, and she gained custody of our then-10-year-o... Read More

Offer Soft Drinks and 'Yummy' Snacks Only Nov. 07, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My son and his three good friends are huge sports fans. Almost every Saturday and Sunda... Read More

Don't Contact Her Boyfriend Nov. 06, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: A few months ago, a guy moved into town. My best friend liked him, and they soon became... Read More

No Longer Be a Referee Nov. 05, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My parents fight and argue a lot, and I'm always dragged into their "debate." Both of m... Read More

Adding Unwanted Pounds Oct. 22, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: Do you lay off junk food, get proper rest, exercise and ration your television and video stre... Read More