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What Our Mistakes Teach Us Dec. 14, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Have you made any mistakes lately? Want to talk about it? Most people don't. Can't say that I blame ... Read More

Cosmic Call for Originality Nov. 16, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

The lunar position to Mercury and Neptune favors a fresh take. How do you know originality when you ... Read More

The Plight of a Whistleblower Sep. 28, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

"My teacher says we need to protect the whistleblowers," my 7-year-old said. These kids, I thought. ... Read More

Teacher Made Serious Error Jan. 18, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I know you are a former teacher and high school principal, so I'm hoping you can help m... Read More

Learn While You Travel on These Cruises Jan. 05, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block Civil War buffs Tom and Elaine Preston wander through a reconstructed fort where a m... Read More

Stand Up for Yourself Jan. 02, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I received a B on an algebra test because I missed one of the assigned problems. But th... Read More

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Teacher? Dec. 20, 2018

At Work

Teaching is an honorable profession, one respected by the public, parents, students and the administ... Read More

True Love Conquers All? Dec. 19, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 17-year-old senior in high school, and I'd like to comment on the advice you gave... 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

Summer Used to Mean Free Time Jun. 01, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

About 15 years ago, friends whose kids went to the same preschool as ours invited us to visit the up... Read More

Preschoolers and Kindergarteners Learn Best With Routines Nov. 12, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: Do you have any tips for getting a kindergartener to stay on task? For example, my kindergartner ... Read More

A Fighting Chance Sep. 23, 2014

Jenny McCarthy

One of the phrases I use a lot in my daily life is, "The first act of war is defense." It's a pretty... Read More

Wizard of Id

Mar. 07, 2014

The Wonder of Wine Competitions Feb. 25, 2014

Wine Talk

Game on. That would be the long race to the end of the wine competition season, which for me conclud... Read More