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Questionable Mom Enters the Family Sep. 21, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law, "Ted," and his wife decided to call it quits over the holidays after ... Read More

Modern Fairy Tales That Feel Classic and Cool Sep. 21, 2018

Kids' Home Library

Classic fairy tales have always been popular among children, but sometimes the antiquated language a... Read More

What Kids Need to Know Sep. 19, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar


Heavy-Handed Neighbor Sep. 18, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I live in a neighborhood with two non-state-maintained roads. One is a long, straight, s... Read More

Board Books with Pizazz Sep. 14, 2018

Kids' Home Library

Board books are a fantastic, sturdy and hand-fitting way for babies and toddlers to learn about the ... Read More

Fun New Vacation-Worthy Picture Book Crop for Preschoolers Sep. 07, 2018

Kids' Home Library

These new picture books are creative and make fantastic story times, even on vacation. "Max and Bir... Read More

The Kids Decision Revisited Sep. 04, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Readers: I am always fascinated to hear diametrically opposed yet equally valid viewpoints. Suc... Read More

Noble Work Under Virgo Sun Aug. 29, 2018

Horoscopes by Holiday

An invigorating Aries moon lends energy to the long list of work items conjured up by the solar sojo... Read More

Twister Coming Aug. 04, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

"Twister" came out when I was in junior high. I loved that movie. It had action, suspense and heart,... Read More

I Scream for School Jul. 14, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

My cousin makes himself an ice cream sundae every evening. It began as self-medicating. For the prin... Read More

Leave the Kids Behind? Jun. 30, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My wife passed away in 2003. We had two children, who were 5 and 7 at the time. They wer... Read More

Kids Waiting in Cars Are Safer Than You Think Jun. 28, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

Every couple of weeks, I get an email time-stamped 2 or 3 a.m. because the sender can't sleep. Here'... Read More

Setting Boundaries With Visiting Parent Jun. 23, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My children and I live about 350 miles away from my parents. Since moving away 13 years ... Read More

The Kids Decision Jun. 18, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: How does one know whether she wants children? For my whole life, I haven't been sure, bu... Read More

(Really) Old-Fashioned Fun Jun. 14, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

What's as old as summer? These games. The good ones. Do your kids know them? —Hopscotch. If yo... Read More

Offense is the Best Defense Jun. 11, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My son's estranged wife has reported him to child protective services six times and to t... Read More

Kids and Screen Time Jun. 02, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Last night, my husband and I had our date night at a local Italian restaurant. Sitting n... Read More

Teacher Trauma Jun. 02, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

Tomorrow I teach my seventh class. It's easy to remember the exact number because that's how it is w... Read More

The Orange Diet May. 12, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

There is a story in my family that has been told and retold so many times that I'm no longer certain... Read More

Zoo Chaperone Apr. 28, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

When my son was 2 1/2, we visited the zoo. I got distracted for just a moment, and when I looked up,... Read More