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Ex-etiquette: Making plans together crucial for 6-year-old's sleeping habits

Q. My child's father and I broke up about a year and a half ago and it has been very traumatic for our son, age 6 – so much so that he asks to sleep in my bed every night. His father says he's just fine at his house and sleeps in his own bed, but at my house he cries and gets very stressed out before bed. Now he's telling me he doesn't want to go to his dad's. What's good ex-etiquette?

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Living with Children: Stay the course when giving out discipline

Q: Our 18-year-old daughter is a month away from high school graduation and she is failing nearly every class! About six months ago, she took up with a group of young adults who are less than desirable, to say the least. Some of them are dropouts. I suspect drugs and alcohol. The more we tried to prevent her from running with this lowly bunch, the more rebellious she became. Finally, in desperation, we took her car and her smartphone away and told her she can't have them back until she possesses a high school diploma. If she fails to graduate, she can go to summer school or get a G.E.D. from our community college. She says she's not even going to go to school at all until we give her the car and phone back. And she adamantly refuses counseling. Help!

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Tips on how to stay fit after retirement

Angie and Eddie Holmes of Long Beach have been active their whole lives. They now serve as presidents of the Gulf Coast Running Club and the Gulf Coast Bicycle Club, respectively. Listen as they give advice on how to stay fit.
Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com
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