A Teen and Her Five Year Old Brother

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

Q: My question is about sibling conflict between my 13-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. They are constantly fighting! And they are basically just rude and disrespectful towards each other so much of the time. I

A Teen and Her Five Year Old Brother 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

How to get kids to do random things?

2017-07-24T20:51:58+00:00

For a video answer of this question, visit https://www.facebook.com/parentcoachnova/. If you’re a parent, you’ve experienced the frustration of asking your child to do something…and getting the fish eye, blank stare, snark, flat-out refusal, or whine “I

How to get kids to do random things? 2017-07-24T20:51:58+00:00

Freedom Goes to a Two Year Old’s Head

2018-07-17T16:00:19+00:00

Q: My 2-year-old recently transitioned from crib to bed. The freedom seems to be more than he can handle, and he has taken to destroying the bedroom he shares with his 3-year-old brother. Of course

Freedom Goes to a Two Year Old’s Head 2018-07-17T16:00:19+00:00

Those Fighting Girls

2017-06-15T19:29:54+00:00

Q: My two girls, ages 2 and 3, constantly fight when together (expect for one to three minutes at the beginning of play). My 3 year old is aggressive to her younger sister in the

Those Fighting Girls 2017-06-15T19:29:54+00:00

A Mean Girl at Home

2017-05-01T14:55:19+00:00

Q: Our older daughter continues to be a source of hurt to her younger sister. They are three years apart and both teens. They are both well-liked in the community, praised by teachers, active in

A Mean Girl at Home 2017-05-01T14:55:19+00:00

A Family Affair

2017-01-31T21:37:41+00:00

Whether you have brothers or sisters or are the parents of more than one child, you know that siblings can be a blessing—and drive you crazy. Last month, I talked about sibling rivalry in the

A Family Affair 2017-01-31T21:37:41+00:00

Middle Child Acts Out

2018-07-17T16:04:44+00:00

Q: We have 3 boys: 3 years old, 2 years old and 10 months old. Our second son has recently been hitting, biting, pushing and kicking his brothers but not other kids when we are

Middle Child Acts Out 2018-07-17T16:04:44+00:00

When Young Siblings Fight

2018-07-17T16:02:25+00:00

Q: I have a 5-year-old girl, a 4-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy. I need some wisdom on how to handle their conflicts. My 2-year-old grabs toys from his older sisters. I usually come in

When Young Siblings Fight 2018-07-17T16:02:25+00:00

Ditch the Aggressor and Victim Roles

2016-02-26T17:20:02+00:00

Q: My kids are 5 (girl) and 9(boy). She is precocious and bates her brother regularly. She is an extrovert sometimes to the extreme. He is quiet, generally calm, and keeps things inside, always trying

Ditch the Aggressor and Victim Roles 2016-02-26T17:20:02+00:00