Every day after school, at pick-up, I ask my kindergartener the same question as he gets into the car. “Well, did you get a sun or a cloud?” At the beginning of the school year, his usual answer would be “a cloud.”
An old classmate “friended” me on Facebook, but I don’t want to accept. High school wasn’t my favorite time. Is there a way to do this without being really rude?
Q. We were invited to a friend’s wedding and were told on the invitation that our young children were not included. I think weddings are the way we model family values – should we just boycott the wedding?
Q. Although the state mandates smoke-free workplaces, several of my co-workers smoke just outside the building entrance, causing a toxic cloud for anyone approaching the building. This really aggravates my asthma – is there something I can do about getting them to stop?
A. Here are five options in ascending order of seriousness.