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Treating Tweens Like Toddlers Apr. 26, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

"Why am I required to pick my kid up from school when she's fine walking home by herself?" That's a ... Read More

A Mayor's Most Important Job Apr. 18, 2018

Walter E. Williams

When World War II ended, Washington, D.C.'s population was about 900,000; today it's about 700,000. ... Read More

Another Lesson in Fear Apr. 12, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

Here's how parents are being brainwashed into fear for their kids and contempt for their communities... Read More

Mom's House of Horrors Feb. 20, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a stay-at-home mom with three children under the age of 6. They currently go to the... Read More

Time to Stop Criminalizing Parents Whose Kids Play Outside Jan. 18, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

The Utah Legislature is reviewing a bill that would decriminalize the actions of responsible parents... Read More

When Parents Can Know Everything About Their Kids Jan. 04, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

"Arkangel," an episode of the Netflix show "Black Mirror" directed by Jodie Foster, had me cheering ... Read More

Lock the Kids Inside? Dec. 07, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

"Not supervising your kid is awesome right up until some psychopath kidnaps, rapes, and murders them... Read More

OMG, It's a Man! Nov. 22, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

On the bus going across town the other day, my husband and I sat behind a girl of about 13. No one s... Read More

Always Helping Kids Isn't Helping Any Kids Nov. 17, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

Helicopter parents who hover over their kids are the most popular of punching bags. Remember the mom... Read More

What if Government Steals Liberty and Fails to Deliver Safety? Nov. 09, 2017

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

What if the government doesn't really deliver for us? What if its failures to protect our lives, lib... Read More

The Holiday That Scares Adults Oct. 19, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

"Trick or treat! Trick or treat! Give us something lethal to eat!" That's not the actual rhyme, but ... Read More

Can the Government Keep Us Safe? Oct. 05, 2017

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Here we go again. The United States has been rattled to the core by an unspeakable act of evil perpe... Read More

Safely Viewing the Solar Eclipse Aug. 03, 2017


Week of August 6-12, 2017 It's been quite a while since we in North America have enjoyed an eclipse... Read More

The Wussification of Baseball Is a Good Thing May. 18, 2017

Steve Chapman

When the first cave dwellers began using fire, the elders in the tribe sneered and scoffed. "Who nee... Read More

Overprotective or Reasonably Cautious? May. 04, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a single mom with two boys, ages 4 and 7. We recently took a trip out to Chicago to... Read More

Is Bottled Water Worth It? Apr. 27, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

Charming, handsome and homeless, the 25-year-old we'll call Bruce and I were eating dinner at the sm... Read More

Fire Extinguisher Safety Zone, Super-Useful Website and Handy Vacuum Tool Mar. 07, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

What do fire extinguishers, hard-to-find phone numbers and handy dandy cleaning tools have in common... Read More

Wool Dryer Balls Are Safe for People and Dryers, Plus a Privacy Trick Feb. 28, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: The wool dryer balls sound interesting, but what if a person is allergic to wool? I am al... Read More

Worried About a Soldier Feb. 22, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am 13 years old, and I have a problem that I am too embarrassed to talk about with any... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Feb. 19, 2017

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More