Lifestyle

I seem to hit the fraud and scams topic fairly frequently. However, the landscape scammers work within is constantly changing, and scammers are crafty in learning new ways of reaching their targets.  With the current…

Dear Carolyn: My mom passed away a couple of months ago. My dad made it clear he would not be part of the cleaning-out process. I live in the same city as my parents, while…

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 66-year-old male. I have suffered seasonal allergies all my life. They seem present almost year-round as I get older. I have tried every over-the-counter med I can find and…

Dear Carolyn: So I have come to the sad conclusion that my aunt hates me, and there is nothing I can do about it. I went to live with my grandmother, her mom, after losing…

Hi, Carolyn: My spouse and I work full-time. He makes three times as much as I do. Recently we had an argument in which I asked him to help more around the house without me…

Do you belong to a committee, board, club or other organization who needs to discuss important issues while trying to respect social distancing guidelines? Until groups of 10 or more can meet face-to-face, the Southwind…

In this time of pandemic, many families are trying to find something to do as a family or specifically for their children.  I would like to encourage your family to consider being a part of…

Hi, Carolyn: Common mental health parlance often talks about “accepting” x about y person. What does that look like? How do you make your brain not expect or wish for certain things or not be…

Dear Carolyn: My boyfriend and I are in our early 20s and in a long-distance relationship for 1½ years. He’s my first major love and relationship. We compromised our plans to align with each other’s.…

Dear Carolyn: I did something a couple of years ago regarding my two stepchildren that I’m not really proud of. Now I’m meeting with them to explain myself and I’m not sure I can. I…