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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.

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

A Recovering Yeller

2019-09-16T20:39:17+00:00

We’ve all been there—raising our voices or losing our cool with our kids more often than we want. This mom asks how to not yell at a kid who gets under her skin. Q: I

A Recovering Yeller2019-09-16T20:39:17+00:00

The Doctor Makes a House Call

2019-06-07T16:22:57+00:00

Sometimes, we have to bring in an outside authority to help our kids overcome their fears. Q: I’m looking for some feedback on how to handle our 6-year-old boy’s fear of being alone. It started

The Doctor Makes a House Call2019-06-07T16:22:57+00:00

Lollygagging Around

2019-06-07T16:20:56+00:00

How can you motivate a girl who prefers to take things super slow? Read my answer on what your options are when it comes to a child who’s slow to complete tasks. Q: My 7-year-old

Lollygagging Around2019-06-07T16:20:56+00:00

Bedlam at Bedtime

2019-05-01T16:08:53+00:00

Having a child refuse to go to sleep or even stay in their room at night can cause great anxiety in parents, especially when the child is young. But using a little commonsense and a

Bedlam at Bedtime2019-05-01T16:08:53+00:00