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Family Relationships After a Divorce Jun. 23, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I divorced over a year ago after a 35-year marriage that was very dysfunctional — ... Read More

Camping With Kids Jun. 17, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

"You have these lofty fantasies, and you see them as tangibles when they're really just delusional."... Read More

Tree Dispute With Neighbors Jun. 09, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Our next-door neighbors, the "Johnsons," must hate trees. Our neighborhood is full of be... Read More

Summer Used to Mean Free Time Jun. 01, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

About 15 years ago, friends whose kids went to the same preschool as ours invited us to visit the up... Read More

Texting and Driving May. 29, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Despite the passage of considerable time, sadly this topic is still one worthy of second... Read More

Monsters in the Night May. 27, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

My son is 2 and scared of monsters behind the door; I reassure my baby that there is no such thing a... Read More

Wife Wants Out May. 19, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Six weeks ago, my wife of 14 years and the mother of my two kids told me that our marria... Read More

Name Game May. 13, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

My son holds up six nearly identical Crayola crayons in his hand and presents them to me one by one.... Read More

Overprotective or Reasonably Cautious? May. 04, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a single mom with two boys, ages 4 and 7. We recently took a trip out to Chicago to... Read More

They Call Me Mommy May. 02, 2017

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: When I married my husband, I suddenly became a full-time stepmother to his three young c... Read More

Resist the Dish Apr. 22, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

My life has become dishes. Now that we have two young children, my husband and I have had to face th... Read More

The Mysterious Creature Apr. 15, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

On Wednesday night, we had a lightning storm — one so wild and violent that it shook the entir... Read More

All Structure and No Play Apr. 13, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

Every day after school and all day on weekends, kids run outside — to get in the car to get to... Read More

Depressed Over Family Rejection Apr. 05, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: A few years ago, my son "Bill" and his family moved to a new state. They left me behind ... 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

Spiders and Kids Mar. 25, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

The first time my son threw a temper tantrum, it was because I wouldn't let him touch the black wido... Read More

Facing a Deal Breaker? Mar. 13, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: After a series of, let's just say, not-so-nice relationships, my best friend and old col... Read More

New Children's Music That Rivals Adult Fare Mar. 10, 2017

Kids' Home Library

In the last 10 years or so, I've been blown away by the sophistication, musicality and alternative f... Read More

Lacking Computer Skills Mar. 06, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'm in my 50s and struggling with technology. My two kids are both tech-savvy geniuses (... Read More

Parents Should Hire Trusted Adult Feb. 27, 2017

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16 and live with my parents and my 11-year-old sister. My dad is an attorney and my... Read More