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Black Sheep Finding New Pastures Mar. 09, 2020

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Dear Annie: I'm 20 years old and from New York. I've been in and out of my house since I was little.... Read More

Abusive Daughter-in-Law Concerns Mom Mar. 06, 2020

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Dear Annie: I'm a very concerned mother of a 30-year-old son, "Jesse," who's in an abusive relations... Read More

Trying Therapy and Feeling Blocked Mar. 05, 2020

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Dear Annie: I've been seeing a therapist for around five years, and I find myself unsure what to say... Read More

What Would Mom Want? Feb. 28, 2020

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Dear Annie: People often write to you about their abusive parents. I have a different problem: I was... Read More

Digestive Issues Hurting Both Mom and Daughter Jan. 23, 2020

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Dear Annie: I am writing about our 23-year-old daughter, who is having trouble with her digestive sy... Read More

Don't Look Back Jan. 03, 2020

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Dear Annie: I've dated my boyfriend for more than 12 years. We got along fine when his grown kids we... Read More

Broken Coffee Maker Dec. 28, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

The coffee maker broke. What was I saying? Oh, yes, the coffee maker broke. It occurs to me that the... Read More

Reeling from Mom's Gambling Expenses Nov. 23, 2019

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Dear Annie: Since 2013, my mother has inherited $475,000, which she has cast into a bonfire of casin... Read More

Nurturing Your Relationships With Your Children Nov. 05, 2019

Brighter Days

As a mom, some days are so busy I feel like I'm racing through my life, frantically trying to cross ... Read More

Ski Ya Later! Nov. 03, 2019

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Dear Annie: My group of girlfriends is planning our annual ski trip for February. We all stay at a r... Read More

Fear Kicks In Oct. 12, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

"Ooh, a bride! Look, Mama! She's so beautiful." I turned around to see what my 3-year-old was talkin... Read More

Decision-Making for Mom Sep. 28, 2019

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Dear Annie: My mom is in her 80s and in so-so health. She's at home for now with a full-time caregiv... Read More

Missing Son Despite Moving Closer Sep. 23, 2019

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Dear Annie: I moved here a year ago from another state to be closer to my son and daughter-in-law, b... Read More

Snore More Teasing Jun. 07, 2019

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Dear Annie: Growing up, my siblings and I would make fun of my mom's snoring all the time. To be fai... Read More

The One Place Kids Still Play Outside May. 24, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Most of us remember playing outside till the streetlights came on, but our kids can't because of (fi... Read More

Nonexistent Monsters Have Mom Missing Sleep May. 22, 2019

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Dear Annie. I have a 6-year-old daughter who won't go to sleep on her own. She has an innate fear of... Read More

Happy Worry Day, Mom! May. 09, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Happy Mother's Day! Which, if you are a mother, you know is a contradiction in terms. While mothers ... Read More

Well-Being 101: Busy Moms Need Day Care, Too May. 07, 2019

Energy Express

Why is this Mother's Day different from all the others I've been around for? Because this year, I'm... Read More

Gifts With Style Apr. 23, 2019

In Fashion

It's time to think about gifts for Mother's Day — and for other spring and summer occasions, s... Read More

Spring Buzz Apr. 20, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

"What's that black bug on the wall?" my kid asked. "I dunno." "Is it a wasp?" "Dunno." "Cockroach?" ... Read More