“If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money.” –Abigail Van Buren

Pauline Esther “Popo” Phillips (born Friedman; July 4, 1918 – January 16, 2013), also known as Abigail Van Buren, was an American advice columnist and radio show host who began the well-known Dear Abby newspaper column in 1956. It became the most widely syndicated newspaper column in the world, syndicated in 1,400 newspapers with 110 million readers.

From 1963 to 1975, Phillips also hosted a daily Dear Abby program on CBS Radio. TV anchorwoman Diane Sawyer calls her the “pioneering queen of salty advice”

Spending time is the only way. Here’s how we’ve spent time together over the last two years.