Parenting & Relationships

  1. Tell Me About It: Assistant principal stood up for victim of bullying

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    While I'm away, readers give the advice.

    On witnessing an act of cruelty:

    I was bullied viciously through most of my childhood. My parents assumed it was my fault and punished me rather than helping. The neighbors and most teachers saw it as just the way kids are.

  2. Tell Me About It: Readers offer advice on criticism, love and messy kids

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    While I'm away, readers give the advice.

  3. Tell Me About It: Chronically punctual is also a personality characteristic

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    While I'm away, readers give the advice.

    On the chronically punctual:

  4. Tell Me About It: Be a friend, not drinking investigator

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    don't interrogate her on alcohol

    Q: My aunt and uncle have just enlisted me to help their 24-year-old daughter, "Sarah," who lives in my city, about 2,000 miles from them. Apparently, over the holidays, Sarah talked frequently about all her favorite bars, hid alcohol in her room and came off the plane …

  5. Tell Me About It: Readers offer advice on forgiveness, creating memories

    Relationships

    While I'm away, readers give the advice.

  6. From This Day: One wedding leads to another, and a father is remembered

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    TAMPA — Jonathan Girwar-Nath was turned around in his chair chatting up the table of women behind him at a wedding in 2009.

    Jonathan Girwar-Nath, 29, and Sangeeta Bhagwandeen, 28, were married June 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic church in Tampa. They met in 2009 at a wedding where he caught the garter and she caught the bouquet.
  7. Tell Me About It: There are plenty of things to share in with son

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    Q: My only son is 8 and is all boy — he's into loud noises, sports and being outdoors, and has no interest in unnecessary chitchat. I wouldn't trade him for the world, but sometimes I can't believe he came from me: talker, analyzer, world-class shopper, and above all an indoor girl.

  8. Tell Me About It: Ignore sister — for now — but address problem

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    Q: A relative is hosting a surprise event. My sister lives out of state but is going to drive here for the party. When she comes to visit, she always stays with me.