Scattered Clouds72° FULL FORECASTScattered Clouds72° FULL FORECAST
Make us your home page
Instagram

Parenting & Relationships

  1. Tell Me About It: With maturity comes new dating agenda

    Relationships

    Q: I'm back to dating after a multiple-year relationship. Years ago, I think I believed it was wrong for people to "date around" without being explicitly clear that's what they were doing. Now that I'm closer to 30 than 21, things feel oddly less clear, not more. I am not sleeping with anyone, but there are a few …

  2. Tell Me About It: Dad's hesitant to suggest father-son outing

    Relationships

    Q: My son has recently started dating a nice girl who both my wife and I like and enjoy.

  3. Tell Me About It: There's more to the lesson than vocabulary

    Relationships

    Q: My 10-year-old son has started expressing that he "hates" certain people/kids. How do I go about getting him to stop using that word?

    Hating "Hate"

  4. From This Day: Sheena Swartz and Nick Bentley

    Relationships

    TAMPA — As her father's health worsened, Sheena Swartz widened her search for the perfect wedding gown. She didn't know if he'd live to see her marry Nick Bentley, but she promised that he would see his only child in the dress of her dreams.

    Nick Bentley and Sheena Swartz wed Jan. 24 at the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort.
  5. Tell Me About It: Changes in life alter quality of friendship

    Relationships

    Q: Karen and I were best friends, talked every day by phone, e-mail or text. Both divorced with kids and dating online. Sharing stories, experiences, advice. She finally found the man of her dreams, blending their families together.

  6. Tell Me About It: Couple's faux pas causes rift in the family

    Relationships

    Q: Two weeks ago, my sister and brother-in-law said some horrible things about childless people — apparently forgetting that my husband and I, who have no children, were in the same room.

  7. Tell Me About It: Sibling can't fathom sister's grieving process

    Relationships

    grieving process

    Q: My only sibling and I lost our mom earlier this year to a surprise infection that set in following routine surgery.

  8. Grandparents play vital roles in lives of children, grandchildren

    Life Times

    Grandparents buy children dolls, bake them cookies and take them to the zoo. But, increasingly, grandparents also babysit kids until they're old enough for day care, feed them dinner when their parents have to work late and spend a fortune on their college educations.

    Author Olivia Gentile looks at the new reality of American grandparents.