Doing My Child’s Homework

Dear Mr. Dad: When I sit down to help my daughter with her homework, I find myself getting impatient. I cave in to her whining about it being too hard and end up giving her the answers. The problems is that she’s gotten so used to my helping that she says she can’t complete...Learn More »


Dear Mr. Dad: My wife and I have been considering the option of homeschooling our children next year. Though it seems like a great idea in some ways, I’m still a bit hesitant. Will it hurt their social development? And what about when the time comes for college applications? Can you help me sort...Learn More »

Reading with Kids

Dear Mr. Dad: My husband and I have a 1-month old. When’s the right time to start reading to her? And is there a “right” way to do it?   If there is one gift that every parent should give his or her child, it’s a love of reading and stories. At this age,...Learn More »