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Consider What Might Be Needed Years From Now When Planning Wiring May. 07, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: We have computer and electronic cables everywhere. When we build our new house, how shou... Read More

Preventive Maintenance Is Cheap Insurance Oct. 16, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

It was a Sunday night, and the house felt cold. The Doloski family's furnace was clearly not working... Read More

An Obligatory Lunar Warning Sep. 24, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

Under this Leo moon square to Uranus, if someone seems to prefer you to feel obligated, take it as a... Read More

It's Springtime, Not Screentime. Teens Need to Put Their Phones Down and Live. May. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

High school students from four St. Louis-area districts gathered on a Saturday afternoon in mid-May ... Read More

Can Corporations Keep Suckering the People? Feb. 06, 2019

Jim Hightower

A photograph ran in newspapers throughout the U.S. last June portraying three guys in suits and ties... Read More

Electronic Voting Is Fast and Convenient, But Has Drawbacks Nov. 07, 2018

Daily Editorials

The electronic voting method is not foolproof. Think of all the times the "autocorrect" function on ... Read More

An American Life Jul. 26, 2018

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Last week, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, a 92-year-old unsung American patriot lost his battle with cong... Read More

Limiting Screen Time for Kids: It's High Time Jan. 17, 2018

Daily Editorials

Two major shareholders of Apple have called on the company to take the lead in countering the harm t... Read More

Morning Screen Time and Sick at Bedtime Jan. 27, 2017

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Although my 9-year-old daughter wakes hours before school, she still drags her fe... Read More

Parents Ditching Religious School and Headphones in the Car Sep. 24, 2016

The Family Coach


No More Sleeping Through the Alarm, and Other Favorite Tips Sep. 20, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Surprise! Today, instead of sharing tips you've sent to me, I've decided to hog the entire column to... Read More

Best Time to Buy a Computer, Where to Buy a TracFone and How to De-Smoke a Microwave Sep. 06, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I'm looking at new computers. When is the best time of year to buy one? — Stella De... Read More

Connecting With the Young Across the Generations Gap Apr. 15, 2016

Suzanne Fields

The generation gap has morphed into generation gaps. Like everything else in our point-and-snap, sel... Read More

Generation Gap Aug. 12, 2014

Jenny McCarthy

Remember back when we were kids and our parents would tell us how different life was for us than it ... Read More

Homes Controlled by Electronic Advancements Feb. 03, 2014

Open House

Your next new home may be firmly plugged into electronic advancements. This year's Consumer Electron... Read More

How Much of Your Life Should Government Track? Dec. 18, 2013

Terence Jeffrey

The zeal and expertise of the federal government in using modern technology is not evenly distribute... Read More

Summer Becomes Electronic Jul. 15, 2010

Suzanne Fields

WOODS HOLE, Mass. — Three generations inhabit the summer house, and an extended family gathers... Read More