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Blocking Out The Bottle

According to a poll of DallasChild readers, the majority of parents do occasionally consume alcohol around their kids, and most are honest with their children regarding the contents of their glasses.

Date Night

What kind of couple are you? Does Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 get you going? Or is your happy place found…

Like Bully, Like Kid

No longer limited to pushes on the playground, bullying is now often a 24/7 ordeal, thanks to the surge in social media and the popularity (and anonymity) of mass texting.

The (Marriage) Dating Game

Never stop dating your spouse. Date nights show a willingness to make the other person a priority by setting aside one-on-one time and working to constantly develop the relationship.

Peeping Mom

Monitoring children has been a hotly contested topic in recent years with the introduction of apps and software that let parents keep tabs on, well, everything their child does. Some classify this as parenting; others (like myself) look at it as an invasion of privacy that might actually do more harm than good.

Paranoid Parenting's Pitfalls

Given all the scary segments on nightly newscasts, it’s easy to assume that predators hide behind every corner. Has the inundation of graphic images bolstered an epidemic of paranoid parenting?