Guest Post! My sister-in-law is homeschooling her children….badly. Should I intervene? (#171)

Before we get to today's awesome guest-post by Commander Logic, I have questions for local Chicago people: 1) Do you live in or near Chicago? 2) Have you ever wondered about what it would be like to have sex with a trans man? If so, good news!  Our beloved Lt. Trans is running a workshop at … Continue reading Guest Post! My sister-in-law is homeschooling her children….badly. Should I intervene? (#171)

Reader question #121: How do I convince my partner that his daughter needs therapy?

Dear Captain Awkward,  This is our family: My partner, divorced & single dad for 7 years. His daughter, 9 years old, who sees her mother only on the weekends. My son, 7 years old, whose father lives on the other side of the planet (we're fine with that!). Then there's our baby, two months old.  Well, … Continue reading Reader question #121: How do I convince my partner that his daughter needs therapy?

Reader question #60: My friend’s child is acting like a @#$%!, do I say something?

Dear Captain Awkward, I've been growing apart from a close friend of mine for several months, as some changes in my life made it clear to me how little we have in common. Although my friend and I are very different, we'd bonded when our sons were babies. For the past four or so years, … Continue reading Reader question #60: My friend’s child is acting like a @#$%!, do I say something?

Reader question #34: My childcare provider just dumped me.

Dear Readers:  If that's possible, I know even less about parenting than I do about weddings.  Fortunately I know about breakups, and I think this is one of those.  But I think the letter writer could use advice from moms in this exact situation, so you if you can help, weigh in. Dear Captain Awkward, … Continue reading Reader question #34: My childcare provider just dumped me.