CJ News & Views
My husband and I have always believed in an allowance for our children -- we didn't want them to be distracted from school by jobs. But now that they're college students, all they want to do is spend our money like crazy. Why do they do this? -- Betty in Birmingham
No one in my family supports me. My husband and children will defend everyone under the sun, no matter their fault -- except for me. I give, and I give, and I give ... and get nothing in return. -- Luisa in Lexington
Creak is in a state of shock.
Dr. Laurie explains how friendship may be the best medicine.
Seth learns the hard way: sometimes your hands stop working.
Taylor finishes exams and prepares for her final high school days.
My friend breaks our plans all the time. I've confronted her about this, but she thinks I'm making a mess out of nothing. What should I do? -- Rita in Rohnert Park
My roommate keeps eating my food and it's driving me mad. What do I do? -- Lilly in Lubbock
I send gifts to my son and daughter-in-law, but get no thank you cards in return. To me, this is very rude, and saddening. What do I say? -- Sad Susan
A family member forgets Creak's arthritis.