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Caretaking and Children Mar. 30, 2021

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Readers: On International Women's Day, March 8, I answered a reader who has three boys and want... Read More

Cookie Sales Mar. 13, 2021

Katiedid Langrock

"You wouldn't believe it," my friend typed over group chat. "There was a little Girl Scout walking u... Read More

Numbers Game Misses the Point Nov. 27, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My closest guy friends and I have a new hobby: We've been rating girls we know on a sca... Read More

Boys Often Not Preferred as Babysitters May. 19, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I have two teens, a boy and a girl. There have been several occasions when my daughter ... Read More

Judge Teen Drivers on Performance! Feb. 05, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best girlfriend won the safe driving award given to the teen who received the highes... Read More

Playing Sports Is an Asset for Either Gender Oct. 24, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My parents are avid readers of your column, and most of the time, they agree with your ... Read More

Social Media and Girls Oct. 09, 2019


A study of nearly 10,000 teens in the United Kingdom found that more than 25% of girls who used soci... Read More

Girls and Money: Six Important Steps to Take Right Now Oct. 09, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Did you know that Oct. 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child? Designated an of... Read More

My Teen Survey May. 11, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: A few years ago, I asked our teen readers, "When selecting a date, which of the following cho... Read More

Brats Distributed Equally by Age, Gender Feb. 08, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I live with my parents, my grandmother and two younger brothers. Whenever I do somethin... Read More

Continue Marvelous Friendship Feb. 04, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best friend and I are closer than sisters. In fact, we are closer than twin sisters,... Read More

Give Him the Brushoff Jan. 23, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 15 and need your advice. I met a guy at a party and he asked me to go out with him.... Read More

Telling It Like It Is Jan. 12, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm addressing this letter to all the high school guys out there who are too shy to ask... Read More

Boys Against Boys and Girls Against Girls Jan. 04, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Our 15-year-old daughter happens to be a very good athlete but has been denied the oppo... Read More

He Will Likely Call Dec. 22, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 15, and I really need your advice. I'm really in love, but I don't know what to do ... Read More

You Are Not a Drug User Dec. 05, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18 and plan to join the military after I graduate from high school in June. I've ne... Read More

Michelle and Sheryl and That Itty-Bitty Swearword Dec. 05, 2018

Connie Schultz

Fifteen days after her memoirs went on sale, Michelle Obama's "Becoming" became — I love sayin... Read More

Some are Not Sugar and Spice Sep. 01, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Whenever you answer a letter from a student who is being bullied, it's always from a bo... Read More

Power Tulle Aug. 14, 2018

The Science Advice Goddess

Why are there lots of bridal magazines but no magazines for grooms? What does that imply? — A... Read More

How About the Gold Diggers? Apr. 24, 2017

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm really tired of us guys taking a browbeating in your column and I'm sure most guys ... Read More