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Mall Mehness Feb. 14, 2015

Katiedid Langrock

I'm not really a mall person. Never have been. I had no tween need to buy the uber-popular electroni... Read More

Focus Can Be Learned Jan. 21, 2015

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: What do you suggest I do to encourage my third-grade daughter to have a longer attention span and... Read More

A Parenting Lesson From a Plane Crash Jan. 08, 2015

Lenore Skenazy

No one can believe the bravery and pluck of 7-year-old Sailor Gutzler, the little girl who survived ... Read More

Video Game Addiction a Scary Problem Dec. 03, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My two granddaughters are 10 and 12. Their school provides iPads for students, and they constantl... Read More

Sleepover Lovers Nov. 28, 2014

Single FileĀ®

DEAR SUSAN: I'm the single daddy of amazing twin girls. I have them on the weekends, an arrangement ... Read More

The Newest Cult Nov. 26, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

There is a new religion taking over America. Chances are you haven't heard of it yet, though you pro... Read More

Sex, Cancer and 'Girls' Nov. 13, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

What do Lena Dunham, sex and cancer have to do with one another? Quite a bit, actually. Last week, t... Read More

Menopause and Kids Nov. 12, 2014

Wellnews

When women undergo surgical removal of ovaries (for various reasons), one consequence can be rapid o... Read More

What's the Best College Saving Strategy When You Have Young Kids? Nov. 12, 2014

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: Help. I have three young children — ages 2, 5 and 10 — and haven't started... Read More

Making Convenience a Crime Oct. 30, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

The editorial below ran in the Calgary Herald more than a month ago, and I am only just getting aro... Read More

High School Should Fit With Child's Ability Oct. 26, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: What is your feeling about children going into competitive high schools versus average high schoo... Read More

Twerk On, Sisters Oct. 22, 2014

Connie Schultz

The first time I saw the video of Miley Cyrus twerking with Robin Thicke... Let's start over. I can'... Read More

Butcher on Halloween Oct. 11, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

Attention all Halloween-loving adults: It's time to grow up. When are you going to take responsibili... Read More

Kids Who Don't Go to College Also Matter Sep. 25, 2014

Froma Harrop

It shouldn't be this way, but the well-to-do tend to dominate public conversations in this country. ... Read More

Got Kids in Grade School? Start Their Financial Education Now Aug. 27, 2014

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: The new school year is just around the corner, and as I think about the importance of... Read More

The Holiday That Ruins Summer Aug. 21, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

Ever get a card saying "Happy Labor Day!"? Of course not. Because there is no such thing as a happy ... Read More

The Great Friend Migration Aug. 16, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

My friends have abandoned me. I'm trying not to take it personally. But it's getting difficult. With... Read More

What Did Jesus Mean When He Said, 'Knock, and It Will Be Opened to You'? Jul. 21, 2014

Kids Talk About God

"I keep on asking my mom if I can play Nintendo, and she finally says yes," says Clyde, 7. Well, Cly... Read More

Chuckle Bros

Jul. 12, 2014

Moving On Jul. 01, 2014

Jenny McCarthy

Dear Jenny: My husband has an opportunity to take an out-of-state position within his company. We ha... Read More