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Acts of Kindness Jun. 27, 2016

Dear Doug

Q: I have a 7-year-old grandson, and I am well aware of the fact that the world is all about him. He... Read More

Books to Help with Bad News Jun. 17, 2016

Kids' Home Library

Lately it seems like everywhere we turn there's more bad news. Even if kids don't see the news on TV... Read More

The Camp Bus and a Not-So-Athletic Child Jun. 04, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Our child is an enthusiastic team player, but he is absolutely terrible at sports... Read More

Parents Doing School Projects and Overdoing Sports May. 28, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My daughter works fiercely and independently on her school projects and takes a l... Read More

Lessons Learned from the Madoff Scandal May. 16, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

In my fifth-grade mind, my teacher, Mr. James M. Migaki, was the smartest man to ever have lived. Ev... Read More

Failing at Failure Nov. 12, 2015

Work Daze

If you're feeling bad for being such a failure, I have some worse news for you. Not only are you a f... Read More

Trigger Warning Warning May. 30, 2014

David Limbaugh

Have you heard about "trigger warnings," the latest thought control lunacy that has found its way on... Read More

Of Kindergarteners and College Prep May. 01, 2014

Lenore Skenazy

A kindergarten in New York has canceled its end-of-the-year kiddie show in order to devote more time... Read More

What Have I Learned? Apr. 02, 2014

Classic Zig Ziglar

Chuck Burck runs an upbeat burger place that caters to people of all ages. The following is a compil... Read More

The Peril of Over-Protecting our Children Mar. 28, 2014

Suzanne Fields

Beware the trends in child rearing. Newton might revise his second law of thermodynamics: In every t... Read More

Nature, Nurture, Talents Mar. 27, 2014

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

As a mother, I often dwell on my role and that of my husband in influencing our children. I also thi... Read More

Motor Music Mar. 26, 2014


You know how you'll hear a song and struggle to remember who sang it? Or worse yet, you're trying to... Read More

Student Wonders About Grades and Motivation Mar. 19, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I am a sixth-grader, and in my class, we have a research project. My topic is, "Do grades affect ... Read More

Drama Is an Important Part of Education Feb. 25, 2014

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I have a good part in the upcoming play. I really like acting, and my teacher says I'm ... Read More

Timing Can Cause Problems Feb. 09, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My son is gifted in the verbal and perceptional areas but has only average processing speed. He i... Read More

New Kids Music to Soothe Little Souls and Rock the House Jan. 27, 2014

Kids' Home Library

Kids need music. In fact, we all do. These new children's albums, bright and refreshing, are treats ... Read More

Unlearning What We Learned Jan. 15, 2014

Classic Zig Ziglar

Good News: Anything we have learned can be unlearned. If we've been taught to lie, cheat and steal, ... Read More

Holiday Money Gifts for Children Dec. 03, 2013

The Savage Truth on Money

As you shop for your children or grandchildren this holiday season, don't forget some gifts that tea... Read More