The Family Coach

The Family Coach

The Family Coach

When outside of her post as Assistant Professor in a social work program and away from her private practice, Catherine Pearlman serves as The Family Coach in order to help parents enjoy their roles as parents with more ease. Her column offers advice in all aspects of parenting, from bedtime negotiation to sibling relationships. 

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Devastating Headlines and Single Fatherhood Oct 14, 2017

Dear Family Coach: Lately, all of the news is having a disastrous effect on me. Every day, I become ... Read More

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An Unwanted Boyfriend and Missing Parenting Oct 13, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My 15-year-old daughter believes she is in love. Despite our objections, she says... Read More

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Devastating News and Constant Rebellion Oct 07, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My kids are exposed to what seems to be an endless stream of devastating news. Na... Read More

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A Stressed Schoolgirl and Wanting a Dog Oct 06, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My fun, bright, accomplished fifth-grader is stressed. She is teary at the drop o... Read More