Child Cries to Get Her Way - How Bad?

A letter came in from a father recently, and the part that stood out was: "My wife has a habit of just letting things go where I feel there might...

Child is a Little Overweight: How Bad?

"I have a 10-year-old son that I have concerns about," writes an upset mom, who says that her son is not interested in any sports, and that there's ...

Parenting + On the Cell = How Bad?

How often do you see moms talking on the phone while pushing a stroller? Everywhere? "Is it bad?" asked a friend. "I mean, what if the baby's asl...

Kids Watching Grownup Cartoons - How Bad?

So, lately I keep overhearing young children at the playground talking about ... The Simpsons. I asked a few friends who revealed they sometimes watc...

Can't Ride a Bike at 8 - How Bad?

"Hi Sabrina," the email began. (Hi! Thanks for writing!) "My 8 year old son has not learned how to ride a bike yet. Is this really bad? I feel guilt...

Sippy Cup Full of Soda -- How Bad?

"Is it just me or is every child in a stroller at this mall drinking biggie-sized soft drinks? I mean, it's practically in their sippy cups." Lookin...

Playing Outside, No Coat - How Bad?

"My son refuses to wear a coat," reports a worried mom. "He's 9 years old and it's 20 degrees outside here. How bad is it for him to go out without ...

Revving Up Kids Before Bed - How Bad?

"Oh never mind that," a mom friend yells into the phone, "That's just daddy doing the 'Nightly Bedtime Revving Up of our Children Just Before Slee...

One Sibling Hits Another - How Bad?

"How should a parent take sides when a younger child is hitting his or her older sibling -- and "don't hit" doesn't always work? How can we make s...

Mom Tricking Her Husband into Having Another Baby: How Bad?

Overheard at the playground: Mom 1: "I want another baby but my husband's not into the idea." Mom 2: "Why are you talking to him about it? He'll...

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