Public Whining

2015-09-08T19:14:20+00:00

Q: What do I do in public when my 3 year old starts whining? When I’m home, she goes to her room for a bit, which seems to work, but I’m at a loss as

Public Whining 2015-09-08T19:14:20+00:00

Frustration With Frustration

2015-09-08T18:54:05+00:00

Q: My 9-year-old son struggles with frustration and has for years. He’ll break objects, yell or become disrespectful when he reaches his breaking point. He is otherwise a typical loving boy. What can you recommend

Frustration With Frustration 2015-09-08T18:54:05+00:00

Computer Usage at School

2015-09-08T00:00:59+00:00

Q: Is there any hope at all of public schools teaching children without the continual use of computers? We refused to sign the computer access papers for two of ours, and yet the teachers are

Computer Usage at School 2015-09-08T00:00:59+00:00

Living With an Adult Child

2015-08-26T20:57:49+00:00

Q: I have a few questions about adult children. 1) What is your advice for allowing a 22-year-old adult child to live with you temporarily? 2) What if that adult child is using and abusing

Living With an Adult Child 2015-08-26T20:57:49+00:00

A Kid With a Chip on His Shoulder

2015-07-09T16:48:52+00:00

Q: My 9-year-old son constantly expresses how he feels slighted or cheated out of things. For example, he (not us) is always comparing himself to his 6-year-old brother or 3-year-old sister, talking about the things

A Kid With a Chip on His Shoulder 2015-07-09T16:48:52+00:00

Discouragement With Discipline

2015-07-09T23:16:48+00:00

Q: I am trying to discipline my 8-year-old and 9-year-old girls using the 8-day Strike method as outlined in John Rosemond’s The Well Behaved Child book. Basically, that means the first four strikes are warnings,

Discouragement With Discipline 2015-07-09T23:16:48+00:00

Teenage Love

2018-07-17T15:56:58+00:00

Q: Our 17-year-old son has his first girlfriend. He’s always been a respectful and compassionate person, who is the outwardly sensitive. But since he started dating this girl (which we do like), he’s eating, breathing,

Teenage Love 2018-07-17T15:56:58+00:00

When College Kids Come Home

2015-05-28T15:57:55+00:00

Q: My 18-year-old daughter has come home for the summer after her freshman year of college. She had a good year, but now she seems distant in her relationship with us. We’ve had some good

When College Kids Come Home 2015-05-28T15:57:55+00:00

A Returning Student Brings Summertime Blues

2015-05-18T19:03:35+00:00

Q: My 18-year-old daughter has finished her freshman year of college. While it’s been a good year, she’s become rather distant in her relationship with us. We have good conversations sometimes, but most of the

A Returning Student Brings Summertime Blues 2015-05-18T19:03:35+00:00