Your Family: Sep. 20, 1999

I'M HOME The common belief is that if both parents work, the kids feel neglected. Yet Ask the Children, a new book out next week, reveals that two-thirds of kids ages 8 to 18 say they already spend enough time with their folks; only 10% desire more hours with Mom and 16% with Dad. Most children also admit that their parents are doing a good job as parents, yet they do wish their folks were less stressed, with 65% saying they worry about them sometimes.

EVERYONE ISN'T DOING IT In a national survey of teenage drug use, PRIDE, an organization devoted...

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