Q&A: Drowning in extra-curricular school activities

We’re only two months into the school year and already we’re drowning in extra-curricular activities. How much is too much? Can you suggest any practical guidelines?

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Q&A: Putting my strong-willed child to bed

Question: My strong-willed child is always a handful, but especially at bedtime. The excitement of the holiday season has only amplified this problem. He refuses to stay in bed! What…

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Q&A: Disliking my spouse’s friends

Question: My husband and I were recently married. We’re very happy and have a great relationship, except for one thing: I don't get along with his friends. This has led…

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Q&A: Losing our home in a fire

Question: We lost our home in a fire last month. My husband and I know we have a long road to recovery, but we’re especially worried about our children. Will…

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Q&A: Talking excessively in school

Question: My child is constantly getting in trouble for talking in class and generally being unruly. How can I help him understand that the talking is excessive and that it…

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