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  • LIFE: Dear Carol

    My dad's unemployed--and wants to hang out 24/7

    My dad lost his job a while ago. At first, it was nice to have him home, but he’s home A LOT. We get along and everything, but I think he wishes I’d spend more time with him than I...

  • My parents are missing my birthday

    My parents travel a lot for work, but they never miss my birthday...until this year. I feel like they've just stopped caring and that I'm going to be all alone on my special day. What should I do? It makes sense to...

  • Expensive daughter feeling guilty

    All of the activities I’m involved in cost a lot of money. I love doing them, but I feel bad about making my parents pay for my fun. Right now, I do youth and government, dance, summer camps and maybe a summer...

  • Girl Talk: I'm really worried about my mom!

    Recently my mom started working again after seven years of staying home. It's great she has a job but I'm also kind of worried for her, too. Her job really stresses her out and she's working all the time...

  • My mom is having money trouble!

    My parents have been divorced since I was four years old. My mom has to pay for a lot, because my dad often refuses to pay for my siblings and I. The other day I overheard my orthodontist talking to...

  • I feel like I'm the mom

    Lately, my mom has been making me babysit my brothers after school and on school vacation days because she works a full time job and is a single parent. I never get to do anything with my friends on vacation...

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