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Parenting: Creating a good boundary

By Meghan Leahy, Special to The Washington Post Q: My 12-year-old loves her iPad – much more than her schoolwork. I’ve recently restricted device use to days when she is done with her work and her grades reflect good effort. The drama on the other days is intense. Her father is inclined to banish the iPad […]

Horoscopes: June 30, 2015

Do you like surprises? Some find the anticipation sweeter than what follows, while others can’t stand not knowing what’s going to happen. Our relationship with the tension caused by anticipation will be highlighted today in the manner of winding up a Jack-in-the-box with the Sagittarius moon singing “Pop! Goes the Weasel.” ARIES (March 21-April 19). […]

Bridge June 30

THE NEA BRIDGE by Phillip Alder DO NOT OVERLOOK THE EXTRA CHANCE William James, a philosopher and psychologist who died in 1910, said, “The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” The art of being wise at the bridge table is the art of knowing what not to overlook — […]

This date in sports history for June 28

June 28 1939 — Joe Louis stops Tony Galento in the fourth round at Yankee Stadium to retain the world heavyweight title. 1953 — Betsy Rawls wins the U.S. Women’s Open with a six-stroke playoff victory over Jacqueline Pung. 1966 — Ernie Terrell scores a unanimous 15-round decision over Doug Jones in Houston to win […]

Sports on TV/Local sports for Sunday, June 28, 2015

TV sports Auto racing •United SportsCar Championship, Six Hours of the Glen, at Watkins Glen, N.Y., FS1, 7 a.m. •ARCA, Herr’s Chase the Taste 200, at Winchester, Ind., CBSSN, 11 a.m. •NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Toyota-Save Mart 350, at Sonoma, FS1, noon Baseball MLB •N.Y. Yankees at Houston or Minnesota at Milwaukee, MLB, 11 a.m. •Colorado […]


THE NEA BRIDGE by Phillip Alder ASK PARTNER TO HAVE THE MINIMUM HOLDING Richard Cobden, an English member of parliament who died in 1865, said, “A newspaper should be the maximum of information and the minimum of comment.” These columns try to impart the maximum of information in the space provided. At the bridge table, […]

Horoscopes: June 27, 2015

The soul-searching Scorpio moon suggests that you can heal yourself with a journey of the spirit. Your body may be bound by the laws of physics, but your mind has the ability to time travel. Take advantage of this by projecting yourself into a beautiful future event instead of revisiting an unpleasant past event. ARIES […]

Most people want to help but don’t know how to do it

Dear Annie: I used to be one of those people who, when I heard that someone was ill or injured, would say, “If I can do anything to help, please call me.” I meant it with all of my heart, but of course, no one ever called, so I wrongfully assumed they were OK. Then […]

Weather, fashion hot as Paris show kicks off

PARIS — As the fashion spotlight moved on from Milan — things heated up in Paris menswear, but mainly due to the sweltering weather that left celebrity guests uncomfortable on the front rows. Among them were singer Joe Jonas and former One Direction star Zayn Malik. Here are the highlights from Wednesday’s shows, including Valentino, […]

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