Nicole Cliffe
Nicole Cliffe

Nicole Cliffe lives with her husband and three children in Sandy, Utah. She is the co-founder of the Toast and has written for the Guardian, Christianity Today, New York, and the Morning News.

Care and Feeding
Nov. 12 2018 6:00 AMGo to Hell, Elf on a ShelfMy daughter wants one, though. Do I have to do it?
Dear Prudence
Nov. 8 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: Babies Everywhere
Care and Feeding
Nov. 2 2018 6:00 AMMy Mother-in-Law Tried to Fat-Shame My 1-Year-Old DaughterSure, it was a joke, but she’s never teased my son this way.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 25 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Startup Dress Code
Care and Feeding
Oct. 19 2018 6:00 AMWhen Is the Right Time to Tell Our Son He’s the Product of an Affair?Is it when he’s 4?
Care and Feeding
Oct. 12 2018 6:00 AMWhen Should We Tell Our 7-Year-Old She’s Adopted?When she’s a teenager? Next week? Or, like, seven years ago?
Care and Feeding
Oct. 5 2018 6:00 AMRead in Your HeadMy kid wants to read my collection of sci-fi novels, but they’re full of curse words. Should I censor or let it go?
Care and Feeding
Sept. 28 2018 6:00 AMKeep Away From the CarMy mother is a terrible driver. Can I tell her the road is off-limits when caring for my child?
Care and Feeding
Sept. 21 2018 6:00 AMGone GirlMy ex’s parents always find ways to keep my daughter longer than agreed. Can I cut them off?
Care and Feeding
Sept. 14 2018 6:00 AMSipping With the EnemyI’m a no-soda mom at home. When my kid visits friends, can I demand other parents respect my ban?
Care and Feeding
Sept. 7 2018 6:00 AMMy 11-Year-Old Still Sleeps in Our BedHe’s sick and afraid, but I can’t take this much more. What can I do?
Care and Feeding
Aug. 31 2018 6:00 AMMy 8-Year-Old Won’t Stop Kissing GirlsOn the lips!
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Aug. 24 2018 6:00 AMHow Can I Tell My Mom My Daughter Can’t Visit Her?Our child was seriously injured in an accident at my mom’s house. Now my partner doesn’t want her back there. What do I do?
Care and Feeding
Aug. 17 2018 6:00 AMWhen Will Everything Stop Smelling Like Poop?I am gonna lose it.
Care and Feeding
Aug. 10 2018 6:00 AMA Word About VomitMy 18-year-old stepdaughter may have had a pregnancy scare. Should I talk to her about birth control?
Care and Feeding
Nov. 9 2018 6:00 AMShould We Cash Out Our 401(k) to Pay for College?Our amazing daughter wants to go to a private school. We’re not sure how to pay for it.
Care and Feeding
Nov. 5 2018 6:00 AMI Don’t Want My 10-Month-Old Near My Brother-in-Law’s Pit BullHe doesn’t train or take care of the dog, but my mother-in-law says I’m the one ruining holidays.
Care and Feeding
Oct. 26 2018 6:00 AMMy Boyfriend Doesn’t Like It When I Scold His SonWe’re considering getting married, but what kind of parents would we be together?
Care and Feeding
Oct. 22 2018 6:00 AMMy Mother Won’t Introduce Me to Her New Secret Husband but Still Wants My Kid to Stay OverAm I overreacting?
Care and Feeding
Oct. 15 2018 6:00 AMCome Over and Play With Our Adult Son!Our 19-year-old son has Asperger’s syndrome and happily hangs out only with us. How do I help him get more friends his age?
Dear Prudence
Oct. 11 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Check-Bouncing Boyfriend
Dear Prudence
Oct. 4 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Stay-at-Home Mom’s Husband
Dear Prudence
Sept. 27 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Naked Dad
Dear Prudence
Sept. 20 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Envious Heiress
Dear Prudence
Sept. 13 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Abused Husbands
Dear Prudence
Sept. 6 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Breastfeeder’s Husband
Dear Prudence
Aug. 30 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Stoner Boyfriend
Dear Prudence
Aug. 23 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: Mega Bed
Dear Prudence
Aug. 16 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Smart One
Dear Prudence
Aug. 8 2018 12:01 PMHelp! There’s a Nude Video of My Boyfriend’s Ex on His Computer.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.

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