A mom wants advice on whether she should let her toddler son wear the pink shoes he wants to don because she is scared he will be picked on by other kids?
How do you help your daughters when they are excluded from play by the other neighborhood girls?
How do your kids’ friends address you? By your first name. By Mrs., Ms. or Mr.? Do you have strong opinions on this? Or take a laid-back attitude?
A family member wants to gift her nephew the princess toys that he wants for Christmas and with which his immediate family doesn’t allow him to play. What can she do in this sticky situation?
A new mom needs help on whether and how best to intervene when her in-laws kids visit for the holiday dinner.
Dear Amy, I don’t know if you’ve answered this before and I’m sorry if you have, I’ve been reading your blog for the past 7 months since I got pregnant and stumbled upon it. My older brother died 3 years ago and all of my…
A mom needs some advice to help her daughter who doesn’t like her grandfather.
A mom is annoyed that a friend and her child are perpetually late by 20 minutes to every single playdate. Should she say something or let it go?
This mom needs advice on whether she should consider the future use of a “dream” baby name that is also the name of her sister-in-law’s lost baby.
A family is going to have a joint open house birthday party since the mom, dad and infant all have birthdays on the same week. What’s the etiquette on opening birthday gifts on a drop-in party that spans many hours?
What do you do and say when not only do many people inquire about your birth plan, but then those same busybodies try to change your mind?
A mom needs encouragement to confront her family about its aggressive dog being around her young children.
A reader asked how to tell her kids about the divorce. Single Mom Kristen Chase shares her 5 tips on how to have that difficult conversation.
What is the etiquette when babies play (and therefore mouth) toys from shared and public play spaces?
What’s the etiquette of gift giving for joint kid birthday parties?
What do I tell other mothers who are trying to tattle on my nanny that I have total confidence in her?
Is it tacky for my college buddy and me to throw ourselves a joint baby shower since it would save our collective friends traveling time and expenses?
A new mom is in the middle of a War of the Roses in her family and needs advice on how to not let it affect her life and family relationships.
What do you do when you follow an acquaintance’s personal blog and come across a number of storytelling disconnects?
A first-time expectant mom needs advice on how to manage her pushy family and in-laws before, during and after labor and delivery.