Jail Cell

My Son Is a Criminal

Dear Sara, I have never been so upset and disappointed in my life. My son was arrested last week. He apparently robbed a convenience store and knocked out the person who was in charge of…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

I have hope that this year will be better than 2020. Families had to deal with losing their jobs or working from home, kids have had to stay home from school and work from home,…

Divorced Parents

What to Do When Your Spouse Leaves

Dear Sara, My husband has left and wants a divorce. We've had arguments and fights for the last two or three years but I never thought it would come to this. I have a girl…

Shadow Of Mom Crouching Next To Son

Did This Mom Give Up?

Dear Sara, My wife and I have four boys ages ten,twelve, fourteen, and sixteen. My wife doesn't enforce the rules and the boys just do as they please except when I am around to take…

Little Boy Thinking

Out of Control Child

Dear Sara, My three-year-old son is really hyperactive. He doesn't walk, he runs. He will climb anything. He goes from one thing to the next to see what is going on. I am having trouble…

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Teenage Daughter Ignoring Mom

How to Deal with Defiant Teens

Dear Sara, My fifteen year old daughter defies my rules all of the time. If I try to discipline her she runs to her grandmother and grandma is all sympathy and takes her side. My…

Two Students Sitting At Table In Classroom Together

Should I Hold My Child Back?

Dear Sara, My son is seven years old now and big for his age. He completed first grade last year and his teacher recommended that he repeat first grade. I really think that this would…

Child Stuck Between Two Parents

How to Handle Joint Custody

Dear Sara, My husband and I have just divorced. I am angry and don't want anything to do with him but the judge has given us joint custody of our five year old daughter. He…

House In Tallahassee, Florida

Triple Homicide: Over 50 Years and No answers

On Saturday, October 22, 1966, 17-year-old Norma Sims came home to something she would never forget. “Something terrible has happened, please come,” she begged on the phone with a Tallahassee funeral home ambulance service. What…