Our children sometimes develop irrational fears, such as fear of the dark, terror of costumed people and dread of dogs. It can be difficult to manage a child who’s afraid of being alone, but with
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We want our children to learn to be more open-handed with toys and possessions, but that doesn’t always translate well among siblings. This mother asks is it ever okay for a child not to share
How happy are you as a parent? Most of us are making ourselves miserable moms because we’ve made parenting all about what we do as opposed to who we are. Parents who accept the fact
Many husbands feel very keenly that it’s their job to support their family, but oftentimes, the wife enjoys working or has a successful career. This week’s question comes from a wife who is the family
Our teenagers are more stressed than ever, with school and other pressures piling up on their shoulders. In this week’s video, I talk about five ways parents can help our teens shed some of that
It’s hard when our kids are struggling with friends. Here’s my advice to one mom whose middle schooler is trying to fit in at a new school. Q: My 13-year-old son started a new middle
Sometimes, when company comes over or dad comes home from work, a child can become an attention hog. This mom asks how to corral her four-year-old daughter when someone new comes to the house. Q:
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We love our close relatives, but sometimes aunts, uncles and grandparents can cross the line when it comes to what we think is appropriate behavior. This mom asks how should she respond when a grandparent
If ever there was a parenting myth that as gained prominence in today's child-rearing culture, it's the one that says you can reason your child into proper behavior. The cold, hard reality is that you