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Nanny Cares More Than the Mom Aug. 01, 2019

At Work

Q: I work as a nanny for an agency that finds part-time to full-time jobs for us. I'm in my 20s and ... Read More

You Are Not a Bad Parent Jul. 25, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a father of two teenagers and enjoy a relaxing alcoholic beverage after a hard day ... Read More

Aim to Create a Lasting Impact on Dad Jul. 23, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I need all the advice I can get. I love my father with all my heart and soul, but I'm a... Read More

Fun in the Sun? Jul. 15, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Summer is here, and I'm starting to think of having fun, running in the surf of Lake Mi... Read More

Old Hurts Jul. 15, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: My brother and I got into a horrible argument over a decade ago and haven't spoken since. He did ... Read More

Pets Are Family Members Jul. 12, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I have a chance to get a cat or a dog as a pet. I like them both, but I don't know whic... Read More

Keeping Cool Jul. 08, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: After decades of slogging through cold winters, I am now retired in sunny Arizona. Even if I've b... Read More

Seek Professional Evaluation at Once Jul. 05, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'd really like your opinion. I am 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weigh 103 pounds. I'd like... Read More

Good Old-Fashioned Fun in the Age of Digital Distractions Jul. 05, 2019

C Force

I hope everyone had a safe and fun-filled Fourth. Independence Day is a time for family, friends and... Read More

Problematic Pollarding Jul. 03, 2019

A Greener View

Q: I've got two trees in my yard that were pruned years ago — before I bought — by someo... Read More

Traveling This Summer? Great! 7 Ways to Stay on the Path Jul. 02, 2019

Energy Express

Going on vacation this summer? You'd better! But let me warn you: It's a jungle out there, even if y... Read More

The Work Ahead in Preventing Premature Death Jun. 28, 2019

C Force

In the modern world, there have been steady increases in life expectancy. It has more than doubled i... Read More

I Admit I Was Weak Jun. 26, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I've been grounded for a month because I came home after a date with my boyfriend with ... Read More

Informing Parents Was Correct Jun. 25, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm terribly disappointed that you told a girl to "tell" on her brother just because sh... Read More

Sick! Jun. 20, 2019

Work Daze

If you're wondering why this week's column is so lame, I have an explanation. I'm sick. Or, to be me... Read More

Polite Reader Forgives Me Jun. 17, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR WALLACE: I read in your column that a dermatologist told you no suntan is good for the recipient.... Read More

Summer of Success: Set One Goal and Make It Happen Jun. 11, 2019

Energy Express

Healthy lifestyles don't just happen, the way dust balls do, for instance. It's up to you to carpe d... Read More

Family Histories Jun. 03, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: My eldest daughter has been getting into genealogy and got the whole family to do DNA tests. Alth... Read More

Don't Call Him a Klutz! And More Rules of the Parenting Game May. 21, 2019

Energy Express

"Hit the ball! You're not concentrating!" "Your baby sister could have caught that!" "Run! Faster!... Read More

Your Mission: Learn to Live May. 16, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

May is graduation month. Students, parents and friends celebrate the end of one process and the star... Read More