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Snore More Teasing Jun. 07, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Growing up, my siblings and I would make fun of my mom's snoring all the time. To be fai... Read More

The One Place Kids Still Play Outside May. 24, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Most of us remember playing outside till the streetlights came on, but our kids can't because of (fi... Read More

Nonexistent Monsters Have Mom Missing Sleep May. 22, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie. I have a 6-year-old daughter who won't go to sleep on her own. She has an innate fear of... Read More

Happy Worry Day, Mom! May. 09, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Happy Mother's Day! Which, if you are a mother, you know is a contradiction in terms. While mothers ... Read More

Well-Being 101: Busy Moms Need Day Care, Too May. 07, 2019

Energy Express

Why is this Mother's Day different from all the others I've been around for? Because this year, I'm... Read More

Gifts With Style Apr. 23, 2019

In Fashion

It's time to think about gifts for Mother's Day — and for other spring and summer occasions, s... Read More

Spring Buzz Apr. 20, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

"What's that black bug on the wall?" my kid asked. "I dunno." "Is it a wasp?" "Dunno." "Cockroach?" ... Read More

When Everything Is Nothing Apr. 13, 2019

Tales From the Front

Dear Cheryl: When we met, I was a little girl, 13 turning 14, and he was 16 and on his way to the Ma... Read More

Scared Out of Our Minds Apr. 11, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

We can't know what was going through her mind, but Santana Adams of Milton, West Virginia, has been ... Read More

Grief, Revisited and Revised Feb. 20, 2019

Connie Schultz

One autumn evening in 1999, I was driving with my 12-year-old daughter in the front passenger seat, ... Read More

The Forgotten Daughter Feb. 03, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: At what point does a child quit trying to have a relationship with her mother? Is it nat... Read More

Your Boyfriend Won't Be Arrested Feb. 01, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16, and so is my boyfriend. We've been dating for over a year and only recently hav... Read More

Child in Car Seat Falls out of Moving Car. Jail the Mom? Jan. 24, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

There but for the grace of God go I — and anyone who has ever used a car seat wrong. A Minneso... Read More

Cruising With Kids Jan. 12, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

I am starting off 2019 with my dream job. It is the unexpected-but-always-hoped-for whipped-cream-an... Read More

Your Resentment Is Hurting You Jan. 10, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My relationship with my mother has always been challenging. When she could no longer gra... Read More

A Gift Wasted? Jan. 09, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Without trying to sound arrogant, I am smarter than the average bear. Not quite a genius... Read More

Say Jan. 08, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm an identical twin and will be turning 56 in February, but my sister behaves more lik... Read More

Going Mobile Jan. 06, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: When I was 10, I began asking for a phone. Every kid in my class had one, and I was bein... Read More

On Plucking Nose Hairs Jan. 04, 2019

Erick Erickson

One of my older sisters once dated a much older guy who had not yet come to terms with growing up. I... Read More

He Has Lots of Money Dec. 14, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My parents have been divorced for over three years, and my older sister (16) and I (14)... Read More