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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Santa Surveillance and Checking Bedtime at College Dec 09, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My kids' behavior has been dreadful lately. I've tried everything, and I feel lik... Read More

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Sabotaging College and Emotional Meltdowns Dec 02, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My son is a senior, and he is slowly throwing away all of his options for college... Read More

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A Homebody and a Christmas Tree Nov 25, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My son is strongly considering a college close to us so he can live at home. It's... Read More

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An Older Boyfriend and Comic Fans Nov 18, 2017

Dear Family Coach: My daughter is a very mature and responsible 20-year-old. She lives at college, w... Read More