Bob Cat's kids' advice column for an 8-year-old who feels like their whole world is breaking because their parents are getting a divorce.
The world is not are not always nice. Maybe your mean big brother is helping you. You could try some things that I’ve learned from the dojo.
Dear Bob, I'm 10 and I feel like I don't belong. My family loves me, but sometimes I wonder if I'm adopted. I don't fit in anywhere. Am I normal?
As I finish high school, there is one thing I regret more than anything else. It happened when I was starting third grade, when I didn't want to be a weird girl.
I have the holiday blues because people are starving and suffering, and so many families aren’t happy and together. It’s like the holiday cheer is being thrown in their faces. With my friends and family, and others, having such a hard time because of this time of year, I don’t feel like I have any right to celebrate.
I’m a kid struggling in pre-algebra. I was good at math when I was little, but not the last couple of years. Now I don’t think I can do pre-algebra at all.
DEAR BOB, I am a 9-year-old boy. My friend is getting a dog and I really want one too. But my dad is allergic to dogs. No matter what I…
The advice I have for a kid who wants a dog is for a kid who wants any kind of pet. Younger kids are not ready for a pet of their own. Even if parents allow an older kid to have a pet, the adults are responsible in the end. So it is the parents’ decision. However, you may be able to prove that you can be a good dog owner.
DEAR BOB, I am 10. Sometimes I ask, ‘Dad, why do I have to go to karate?’ He always makes me go even when I don’t feel like it. -…
DEAR BOB, My parents fight all the time. What can I do? I’m nine and my sisters are six and 11. - Middle Child DEAR MIDDLE, Many kids like…