Stories tagged: parents
MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 5:02 P.M.
California foster father takes in only terminally ill children
The children were going to die. Mohamed Bzeek knew that. But in his more than two decades as a foster father, he took them in anyway – the sickest of …
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016, 2 P.M.
Family: Dallas suspect changed after military service
DALLAS – Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published Monday.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016
Gary Crooks: The shame of public shaming
Social media shaming is rampant, but nothing new. It also happens with predictable frequency in comments after news articles about traffic accidents and other mishaps.
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 12:07 P.M.
More millennials living with parents than with a spouse
For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research …
TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015, 2:34 P.M.
Report: Parents kidnap homeless man accused of molesting 5-year-old daughter
Spokane police are investigating claims that a 19-year-old homeless man sexually abused a 5-year-old girl, whose parents retaliated by tying him up in their basement and holding him at knifepoint.
SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2015
Doug Clark: It’s first Mother’s Day without Gompers, but I have lots of company
Mother’s Day, 2015. I was dreading this day ever since around 4 a.m. on April 7.
SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
Parents, civic leaders can’t deny value of locals who move away but later return
It’s summer in the Inland Northwest. Hot days but low humidity. The water temperature in many of the region’s 50-plus lakes is bathtub warm. Flowers bloom in our parks. Sunlight …
MONDAY, JAN. 17, 2011
‘Tiger Mother’ offers author’s style of parenting
A new memoir of bad-ass parenting, Chinese style, from a self-proclaimed tiger mother has unleashed a ferocious roar. Fallout was swift for Yale University law professor Amy Chua after she …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 16, 2010
Front Porch: Mom, guitar gently weep as teens LOL
More than 20 years ago, for reasons now unclear, I decided to have a baby. Derek and I had been married three years, and I guess it seemed natural to …
MONDAY, AUG. 23, 2010
Group creates comfortable place for all mothers
In some circles, parenting can get as polarized as politics. Moms sometimes fall into camps: Breastfeeding vs. bottle. Cloth diapers vs. disposables. Crib vs. co-sleeping. Parents who vaccinate vs. those …
SUNDAY, DEC. 20, 2009
Give your parents a safer place to age
If your folks have decided to stay in the family home, consider giving them a Christmas present that could ensure their safety while providing you some peace of mind. Give …
MONDAY, NOV. 23, 2009, 9:02 A.M.
Study: kids watching hours of TV at home daycare
Parents who thought their preschoolers were spending time in home-based day cares, taking naps, eating healthy snacks and learning to play nicely with others may be surprised to discover they …
THURSDAY, AUG. 13, 2009
Front Porch: At odds, last wishes pose dilemma
I’m going back home to Florida in a few days to visit friends and family, and I know the dilemma will be upon me again. I know because it’s already …
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
Set boundaries with mom
Dear Annie: My husband and I are newlyweds living with my mother-in-law and it’s driving us crazy. We had to move in with her when our apartment flooded and I …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 2008
Carolyn Hax: Give dad chance to clean up mess
Dear Carolyn: I was recently at my parents’ house, and I went to check my e-mail. When I opened the browser, I found that my father had not signed out …