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DEAR ABBY: I’ve an in depth buddy who not too way back had a toddler with extreme effectively being points. Sadly, we dwell on reverse sides of the nation, and I cannot afford to fly in the marketplace. I want to help, nevertheless wanting calls and texts to let her know I’m contemplating of her, I’m out of ideas.

She’s talked about quite a lot of events that with the entire work of being a model new father or mom plus the extra work involved with a child with specific desires, she often wouldn’t have time to rearrange healthful meals and reverts to junk meals that she is going to have the ability to seize merely. Ordinarily, I’d convey over a few meals to help out, nevertheless that’s unattainable to do when she’s so distant.

Restaurant reward enjoying playing cards will be an chance, nevertheless sadly she and her husband shouldn’t have the time to go to 1. I hope it’s possible you’ll want totally different ideas on how I’d assist out from afar. — PUZZLED ABOUT HELPING

DEAR PUZZLED: Go browsing and evaluation meals provide suppliers inside the metropolis or metropolis the place your buddy lives. Some firms ship prepared meals on a weekly basis. Different corporations ship bins of unbelievable fruits every month. However sooner than doing one thing, ASK your overwhelmed buddy what she and her husband assume could also be helpful comparatively than try and second-guess.

DEAR ABBY: I’d favor to know if there is a good method of asking my niece and her boyfriend, who’re of their mid- to late-20s, to not convey their telephones to the dinner desk? I’ve spent days preparing for and cooking trip meals. The evening was decrease than pleasing for me on account of they’d been solely partly there, and spent most of their time texting and presumably on Fb.

It is awkward to ask an grownup to comply with good manners. Any phrases of data will doubtless be so much appreciated. — WELL-MANNERED LADY IN THE WEST

DEAR LADY: Clarify to your niece that you just simply spend a great deal of time, money and vitality on presenting these meals, and that you just simply had been harm and offended at their apparent lack of appreciation. It is the fact. Don’t preoccupy your self with attempting to be good otherwise you’ll weaken the message. Some households clear up this draw back by insisting their associates place their cellphones in a basket sooner than dinner and reclaim them as they depart. (Only a thought!)

DEAR ABBY: My buddy from church casually talked about that he and his partner not too way back helped themselves to quite a lot of buckets of sand from a nationwide park. I’m beside myself attempting to know how they may justify pillaging a pure helpful useful resource to permit them to fake they’re on the seashore. It is previous selfish and easily plain fallacious. What can I say to steer them to return it? Are you capable of help me navigate this dialog whereas nonetheless sustaining the friendship? — SHOCKED IN HAWAII

DEAR SHOCKED: Begin by mentioning to your of us that there are extreme penalties for doing what he and his partner did. I ran your letter by my former personal assistant, Winni, who lives in Hawaii. She educated me that, based mostly on the Division of Land and Pure Sources, stealing sand from the seashores is simply not solely in opposition to the laws, however as well as punishable with fines of upwards of $100,000.

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