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Leave the Drama at the Door Dec. 04, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband and I are planning a big party to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Sad... Read More

Don't Trust Anyone Under (or Over) 30 Nov. 21, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Maybe it was always thus: The older you get, the more trust you develop. That's the most positive sp... Read More

Releasing Kids Into the Wild Nov. 07, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

School is in full swing, which means that some lucky students are about to undergo an enormous, tran... Read More

Lost and Found: Kid Edition Oct. 03, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Oh, dear, what can the matter be Oh, dear, what can the matter be? Oh, dear, what can the matter be... Read More

Why Not Marry? Sep. 25, 2019

Single File®

DEAR SUSAN: My mother and I have talked over the same question you asked today. And here's what I've... Read More

A Deep, Open Discussion Is Recommended Sep. 16, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Recently, I graduated from high school and have an opportunity to attend the University... 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

Life Lessons Jun. 12, 2019

Single File®

—Readiness is all. The same person who didn't stir you 10 years ago might just knock your sock... Read More

Wanting to Support Independence Jun. 09, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My youngest is set to move out of the family home in the next month or two. We don't min... Read More

Family Histories Jun. 03, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: My eldest daughter has been getting into genealogy and got the whole family to do DNA tests. Alth... Read More

Life Engineering May. 01, 2019

Single File®

A book reviewer recently called "Single File" an advanced course in Life Engineering, and the name f... Read More

Light at the End of the Divorce Tunnel Apr. 26, 2019

Tales From the Front

Divorce is right up there with death, illness, natural and unnatural disasters and financial hardshi... Read More

Too Old to Be Sleeping With Grandma Apr. 23, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am very close to my 12-year-old grandson. His family life is not good, and since his p... Read More

Helicopter Parenting Is Bad ... No, Good! No, Bad Mar. 28, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

A recent New York Times article argued that helicopter parenting, unfortunately, is the best strateg... Read More

Making Childhood Legal Mar. 07, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Do kids have the right to go outside and play, ride their bikes and goof around on their own, withou... Read More

The Dark Place We've Grown Too Accustomed To Jan. 31, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Professor Jonathan Haidt, co-author of "The Coddling of the American Mind" and one of the three peop... Read More

Say Jan. 08, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm an identical twin and will be turning 56 in February, but my sister behaves more lik... Read More

Americans Don't Appreciate Their Freedom Nov. 15, 2018

Daily Editorials

Here's a shock: Almost half of Americans cannot name a single right protected by the First Amendment... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Sep. 30, 2018

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Madison and Washington on the Country's Birthday Jul. 04, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

MADISON — Waking up under the Wisconsin sun on the 3rd of July is a treat, knowing the village... Read More