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Five to Ten year olds are a world unto themselves. Here are some great ways to help them grow and reduce your stress.

Managing One-on-One Time

2019-11-11T16:34:28+00:00

Kids need attention, especially from mom and dad. But we often don’t know how much attention is appropriate because some kids desire 24/7 attention from a parent while some kids don’t crave much interaction at

Managing One-on-One Time2019-11-11T16:34:28+00:00

Dawdling in the Morning

2019-08-26T21:53:09+00:00

Trying to prod a child to hurry is like trying to herd cats—it’s a thankless, nearly impossible job! This week’s question comes from a mom whose five-year-old is taking his sweet time in the mornings…and

Dawdling in the Morning2019-08-26T21:53:09+00:00

Slaying the Whiny Monster

2019-08-26T23:08:17+00:00

What is it about a whiny child that can drive anyone insane? This week’s question comes from a mom of a whining 6-year-old boy. She’s desperate to change his tone but is having no luck.

Slaying the Whiny Monster2019-08-26T23:08:17+00:00

Who Brings Home the Bacon?

2019-08-28T21:25:41+00:00

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

Who Brings Home the Bacon?2019-08-28T21:25:41+00:00

Does Parenting Exhaust You?

2019-09-16T20:40:54+00:00

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Does Parenting Exhaust You?2019-09-16T20:40:54+00:00

Setting Relative Boundaries

2019-08-28T20:28:15+00:00

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

Setting Relative Boundaries2019-08-28T20:28:15+00:00

Talk is Cheap

2019-09-16T20:41:15+00:00

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

Talk is Cheap2019-09-16T20:41:15+00:00

Reforming a Monster

2019-06-26T16:03:33+00:00

We can create trouble when we accommodate a child’s request. Here’s what happened to one mom and how she’s solving the problem. Q: I have a boy who will be 5 next month and he

Reforming a Monster2019-06-26T16:03:33+00:00

When a Pet Dies

2019-09-16T20:40:35+00:00

When tackling questions about serious illness and/or death of a pet (or relative, friend, etc.), follow these general guidelines. Answer the question asked. Keep your answers short. Dole out information on a need-to-know basis. Know

When a Pet Dies2019-09-16T20:40:35+00:00

Oh, Bother

2019-09-16T20:40:11+00:00

What are the must underused words in the English language by parents? Hint: This phrase used to be commonplace, but has fallen way out of favor and use in the 21st century. "Go away. You're

Oh, Bother2019-09-16T20:40:11+00:00