The Defiant

2018-09-13T21:36:43+00:00

Q: We have an 11-yr-old son who is disobedient and defiant. He simply won’t do what he is told. He is chronically late getting ready for school, often telling us he isn’t going (6th grade

The Defiant 2018-09-13T21:36:43+00:00

Teen Chaos

2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Q: I have a 17 year old, a 15 year old and a 13 year old all whom believe life completely and utterly revolves around them. The oldest (boy) refuses to look for work and

Teen Chaos 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Figuring Out Screen Time Limits

2018-07-17T16:06:39+00:00

Q: My husband and I disagree on how much video time the children can have. I don’t think it’s appropriate on school nights, even if they get their chores/homework done. My husband thinks it has

Figuring Out Screen Time Limits 2018-07-17T16:06:39+00:00

Early Playtime

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: Our two older children, ages 4 and 3, share a bedroom. In the mornings, they like to get up very early (5 a.m.!) and play together. My husband and I usually get up multiple

Early Playtime 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Reforming a Picky Eater

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: My 17-month-old son is very uninterested in eating most of the time. I am still nursing but I would like to start weening in the next month. However, I’m concerned because he doesn’t seem

Reforming a Picky Eater 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Should a Preschooler Have Chores?

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: What chores are appropriate for a four-year-old to start doing on a regular basis? A: This is a great question because it shows that you realize your four-year-old can—and should—contribute to the family’s upkeep.

Should a Preschooler Have Chores? 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

A Toddler Who Hits

2018-07-17T16:00:17+00:00

Q: Our 27-month-old son who goes to a child care center in a Bible study once per week is hitting and pushing other babies in the class. He specifically hits the younger kids either with

A Toddler Who Hits 2018-07-17T16:00:17+00:00

How to Handle Disrespectful Teenager?

2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

For a video version of this blog, visit https://youtu.be/7wpAZWok4Sc. Q: I am a mom of 4 kids: 15-year-old girl, 13-year-old boy, 10-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy. My oldest, at around age 9, stared eye rolling and

How to Handle Disrespectful Teenager? 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Mom Says Kids Exhaust Me!

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

For a video version of this blog, visit https://youtu.be/YuPOFPMNYeE. Q: I am a homeschooling mother of three girls ages 9, 7 and 3. I frequently feel so exhausted around my kids. I know there is a

Mom Says Kids Exhaust Me! 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00