Parenting & Relationships

  1. Relationships

    to will their kids to

    Q: My husband and I are sorting out our will and we have come to the part where we have to decide what happens to our kids (ages 4 and 1) if we both die. We live close to my husband's family and I know his brother and wife would fully expect to get the kids.

  2. Tell Me About It: In-law finds it hard to stay out of divorce


    Q: My brother and sister-in-law are going through an ugly divorce — with her alleging emotional abuse, him trying to get shared custody of their kids (under 10), his lawyer deposing her family members, her refusing to let him see the kids unless supervised. I've been trying to stay out of it, at my …

  3. Tell Me About It: Dealing with kids' drama can be tricky



    Q: I sometimes have a hard time discerning when to listen to my daughter and when to move the fainting sofa. I don't want to suppress her but I can't stand the day-to-day drama of ultimately trivial problems. It probably doesn't help that my family moved to the U.S. to avoid persecution in our old country …

  4. From This Day: Couple connect through love of sports


    TOWN 'N COUNTRY — It's amazing Brandan Teague didn't pull a muscle straining to stare at Angela Hall working out at the University of Tampa gym.

    Since he first saw Angela Hall in the gym, Brandan Teague was her biggest fan. The couple connected through a love of sports, especially college football.
  5. Tell Me About It: Her man won't introduce her to his child


    Q: I'm dating a divorced father of a 7-year-old daughter. We have been together for about 10 months, have exchanged I-love-yous, have even talked about moving in together, I have met his parents, and yet he has never invited me to meet his daughter, the most important person in his life.

  6. Tell Me About It: He wants to tell his kids about their sibling



    Q: In a nutshell, I have children with my wife and also a child outside of my marriage with another woman due to infidelity. My wife knows, but does not want to inform our kids. When, if ever, is an appropriate time to introduce the children to their sibling?

  7. Tell Me About It: A teen romance doesn't sit well with mom


    Q: My friend Kate and I have known each other for years. After essentially growing up together, Kate's 17-year-old son (a few months shy of 18) and my 15-year-old daughter (16 in two weeks) have suddenly become interested in each other romantically.

  8. Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls after Florida mom's petition (w/video)

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    NEW YORK — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series Breaking Bad after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.

    Some parents are incensed over the new "Breaking Bad" action figures now being sold at Toys "R" Us, including a Florida mom. [McClatchy-Tribune]