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When Candidates Behave As Children, Moderators Should Act Like Parents Debate moderators should take a que from child development experts to keep the petty squabbling to a minimumOpinion
What Are We Telling Kids About Breonna Taylor? Kids hear the outrage, anger, and fear. Parents need to help them make sense of it all.
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How to Talk with Your Kids About Kamala Harris The choice of Kamala Harris as Biden's running mate is a major historical inflection
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New Board Game Will Make Learning Pokemon With Your Kids Way Easier Get ready to learn how to lose a fantasy dog fight against your child.
No. PAW Patrol Wasn’t Canceled. But We Wish It Had Been White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said PAW Patrol had been canceled. If only!
My Kid Said They Want to Shoot Someone, Like Superheroes Do. Should I Be Worried? A parent whose kid wants to mimic big screen violence wonders how to pull the plug on it all.Ask the Goodfather
Millions of People Live With Mental Health Issues. Kim Kardashian’s Letter Is for Them Mental health disorders in families are far more pervasive than you probably think and the outcomes aren't great.Opinion
My Family Is Gross and I Am Disgusted. How Do I Deal? All the shedding, smelling, and pooping in close quarters is too much for one dad. The Goodfather offers some advice.Ask the Goodfather
Kids Can Watch As Much TV As They Want This Summer, Right? A dad asks the Goodfather if, in the midst of a stay-at-home summer there is such a thing as too much TV?Ask the Goodfather
Patriotism Isn’t Blind Allegiance. Tell Your Kids. When you think America is on the wrong course, don't talk to your kids, show them how to make change happen.Ask the Goodfather
My Young Kids Don’t Understand Racism. How Do I Explain It? A dad tries — and fails — talk to his kids about racism. Does he need to keep pushing the point? The Goodfather weighs in.Ask the Goodfather
It's Time To GTFO of the City and My Wife Won't Budge. What Now? A dad wants to make good on the family dreams to leave the city to live a simpler life away from it all (including the coronavirus) but he runs into speed bump.Ask the Goodfather
We’re About to Turn Friends into a Pod Family During Coronavirus. Are We Fools? Two families look to join forced in quarantine. Is this a good idea or misguided utopian vision? The Goodfather weighs in.Ask the Goodfather
Does Pre-K Even Make Sense During a Pandemic? The safety of going to Pre-K in the fall is far from assured. What happens if a kid simply skips their first school year?Ask the Goodfather
My Wife And I Are Fighting Way More In Quarantine. Will It Mess Up My Kids? Parents are fighting more right now. That's to be expected. But the kids are there to witness it all. Is this a problem?Ask the Goodfather