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Catching On Parents Gain Valuable Insights From Their Opposit-Sex Children

Sometimes Doug Smith thinks his relationship with his 17-year-old daughter has done more to help him fathom the opposite sex than 27 years of marriage. “She’s definitely given me a …

A Legacy Of Violence

The other day my 9-year-old son asked me if it was harder to be a kid or a father. I told him it was more difficult to be a father, …

Tell Child Adoption Is Choice Of Love

I read a recent letter in your column that talked about telling a child he is adopted. My wife and I are in our 80s. We adopted our first child …

Warning Signs

Gary and Anne Marie Ezzo provide these warning signs that may indicate slow weight gain in infants. If these signs continue for two consecutive days, they advise you to call …

By The Book Based On Ideas From The Bible And Grounded In A Strict Sense Of Order, The Ezzo Parenting Program Draws Praise From Grateful Parents And Criticism From Many Child-Care Experts

1. Gary Ezzo stresses order as the keystone of the parenting program. “God is a god of order, so why would you want to have disorder in your home?” Photo …

Spanking Does More For Parents Than Kids

I see that spanking is being debated in the media again.

Second Timers More And More Grandparents Are Becoming Primary Care Givers For Their Grandchildren

Rachel Humphrey (not her real name) and her husband had raised their children and were enjoying their 50s. She had gone back to college and the two of them had …

Borrow A Baby ‘Baby Think It Over’ Lets A Potential Parent Experience Full Time Care Of An Infant

“Baby Think It Over” is designed to give its handler a relaistic idea of what caring for an infant involves. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review

Sage Advice Dr. Spock Is Worried About America’s Future And Offers Guidelines To Help Families Find Strength And Unity

Dr. Benjamin Spock - physician, political activist and author of the landmark parenting guide “Baby and Child Care” - worries about America’s future. “Right now we’re on the skids,” 91-year-old …