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Summer Jobs and Playing With the Big Kids Jul. 02, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My wife and I are trying to instill a sense of financial responsibility in our ch... Read More

Traveling Children Who Don't Sleep and a Disappointed Grandpa Jun. 25, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Before our kids were born we dreamed of our family traveling the world together. ... Read More

Helping Kids in the Bathroom and Premature Puberty Jun. 24, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My kids are 5 and 7 years old, and they still ask my wife and I to help them wipe... Read More

Vivid Picture Books for Active Kids Jun. 24, 2016

Kids' Home Library

KIDS' HOME LIBRARY BY LEE LITTLEWOOD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vivid Picture Books for Active Kids Pic... Read More

Books to Help with Bad News Jun. 17, 2016

Kids' Home Library

Lately it seems like everywhere we turn there's more bad news. Even if kids don't see the news on TV... Read More

Novelty Books to Make Summertime Rock Jun. 10, 2016

Kids' Home Library

Here are some new, innovative children's books with great features — worldly activities, train... Read More

The Camp Bus and a Not-So-Athletic Child Jun. 04, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Our child is an enthusiastic team player, but he is absolutely terrible at sports... Read More

Appropriate Clothing and a Little Know-it-All Jun. 03, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: The clothing battle has begun with my 8-year-old daughter. I often hear "That's n... Read More

Congress Considers Taking Food out of the Mouths of Poor Kids Jun. 01, 2016

Daily Editorials

Taking a page from Missouri's former pro-hunger state legislator, Rep. Cynthia Davis of O'Fallon, Mi... Read More

They're out of Hope, Too May. 29, 2016

Tales From the Front

Out of Hope wrote in several months ago complaining about his sex life, or lack thereof, and his wif... Read More

Parents Doing School Projects and Overdoing Sports May. 28, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My daughter works fiercely and independently on her school projects and takes a l... Read More

End-of-the-Year Homework Blues and Incessant Questions May. 27, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: As the end of the school year approaches, it is next to impossible to get my 10-y... Read More

Opting out of Camp and Pressure for a Dog May. 14, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My 14-year-old son usually attends camps for part of the summer, and then we take... Read More

A Date-Night Spoiler and Untreated Acne May. 13, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My husband and I were out on a very rare date night when the babysitter called to... Read More

Teens Who Can't Honor Mom's Day and Sleeping Parents May. 06, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: I'm a father of two teenage daughters. I am so disgusted because I can't even get... Read More

Summer Camp and a Climber Apr. 29, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: It's about the time when we start trying to find summer camps for our two childre... Read More

Messy Kids and Daily Dessert Apr. 23, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My kids are messy. They create disorder in all areas of the house. I feel like I ... Read More

The Goon Squad Apr. 09, 2016

Katiedid Langrock

Growing up is scary. There are so many urban legends to learn, so many new creatures to fear. The bo... Read More

Firing the Babysitter and a Perpetual Visitor Apr. 09, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Our longtime babysitter, the teenage daughter of our neighbors across the street,... Read More

Adulting Is Hard Mar. 05, 2016

Katiedid Langrock

My son's hair had gone from shaggy surfer curls to stringy serial killer locks. It was time for a ha... Read More