When Your Sick Kid Is 28 Years Old and 2000 Miles Away 

Mothering That Faraway Grown-Up Kid When He's in the Hospital What do you do when your grown-up kid is in the hospital a half continent away? Jump on a … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: When Your Six-Year-Old Wants to Talk Money

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, November 15, 1987 Peter likes money. He wants an allowance. The subject came up at the … [Read more...]

Kids and Money: A Six-Year-Old Learns the Art of the Deal

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Some kids dream of growing up to be an astronaut, a veterinarian or a rock star. But others keep their eyes firmly on the … [Read more...]

A Dream About Wrestling With — Uh, Who Was That Anyway?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I had a dream about wrestling the other night. It maybe could have been a message from my deep psyche, some part of me that … [Read more...]

Gray Hairs. Wrinkles. And Kids Who Won’t Stop Growing Up

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, Dec. 23, 1990 When I look in the mirror, I see wrinkles. I see gray hairs. This is good. This very … [Read more...]