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  • Tyke a terror when mom takes back phone

    Dear Abby: When my friend "Fran" and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Guest howls over dog’s attendance at wedding

    Dear Abby: Is it acceptable to bring a teacup-sized dog to a wedding? The excuse was, "Well, the wedding was at the beach." The pre-dinner and dancing ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Both children need counseling after assault

    Dear Abby: My granddaughter "Cindy," age 2, was being watched by her mommy's ex-sister-in-law and her sons. Cindy went to her mommy and said, "Bubby h ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Younger couples share how they handle money

    Dear Readers: On April 11, I printed a letter from "Wondering in Washington," a man asking why young men in general today have the attitude that "any ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Dating scene frustrating for young woman

    Dear Abby: I am a young woman hoping to find "The One." But I have come to realize that I'm not the normal female. I don't get manicures or go shoppin ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Son decides life on the open road isn’t for him

    Dear Abby: For years, my wife and I were RV enthusiasts. We have a son who was envious about our lifestyle and expressed a desire to own an RV and tra ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Reader reports happy ending to ring dilemma

    Dear Abby: On July 26, 2011, you posted an answer to "Jittery Future Bride in Boston." I am that woman. I had asked you how to get my boyfriend of fiv ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Booklet helps parents talk to kids about sex

    Dear Abby: Help! My daughter just turned 13, and I need to discuss the facts of life with her. I don't know where to start.
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Son must eventually be told of dad’s crime

    Dear Abby: I am a mother of four. My oldest son, "Jeff," is from a previous marriage. My ex was convicted of child molestation, involving his daughter ...
    July 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Child must be taught to respect boundaries

    Dear Abby: We were visiting my daughter and her husband when their 3-year-old, "Bethany," entered our room and rummaged through our medications. The d ...
    July 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
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