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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

A Child Who Won't Answer The Cell Phone and One Who Won't Do His Homework Feb. 19, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My son is in 10th grade, and he has stopped returning my texts. I am at my wits' ... Read More

9 of the Best Money Books for Kids and Teens Feb. 08, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

If I had a dollar for every person who has ever asked me, "Why didn't anyone ever tell me how to man... Read More

Kid's Bunk Bed Feb. 03, 2016

Small Spaces

One very easy way to stretch space in a child's bedroom is to buy a bunk bed. It's brilliant! This i... Read More

Man's Belief in Dog Jan. 07, 2016

Lenore Skenazy

Do people save dogs, or is it the other way around? That was the question posed to the audience afte... Read More

It's Always Darkest After The Spawn Dec. 22, 2015

The Science Advice Goddess

I'm an unhappily married 30-year-old woman. I've been with my husband for 10 years, but we only got... Read More

Mall Santa Dec. 12, 2015

Katiedid Langrock

Dear Mall Santa, I know you're not the real Santa Claus, but seeing as you are one of his many helpe... Read More

Feeling Unsafe at Yale Nov. 12, 2015

Lenore Skenazy

A Halloween message signed by 13 college administrators asked Yale University students to be sensiti... Read More

Feminization of America Is Bad for the World Nov. 03, 2015

Dennis Prager

Last week, The New York Times published an article, "Sweeping Away Gender-Specific Toys and Labels,"... Read More

The Frozen Pizza Disaster Oct. 10, 2015

Katiedid Langrock

Yes, I am often barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen, but please don't confuse that with being domes... Read More

'IStandWithAhmed' Hashtag Is Not About Authoritarian Bureaucrats; It's About Pretend Islamophobia Sep. 18, 2015

David Harsanyi

Earlier this month, a 13-year-old boy in Maryland faced an assault charge after authorities say he k... Read More

Give 'Em a Break Sep. 16, 2015


It's bad enough that two-thirds of American adults are considered to be overweight or obese, but the... Read More

Parents, Not Gadgets, Should Teach Kids How to Eat Sep. 10, 2015

Froma Harrop

It had to be a joke, a parody, I thought while reading of a new electronic gadget claiming to entice... Read More

How Helicoptered Kids Grow Up to Become Hypersensitive College Students Aug. 20, 2015

Lenore Skenazy

There's an idea taking root on college campuses that students cannot be exposed to any ideas, words ... Read More