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 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

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

Small House, Many Kids

2016-06-27T21:58:58+00:00

Q: We are the parents of four girls ages 8, 6, 5, and 3, along with an 18-month old boy. We are experiencing a variety of discipline problems with all the girls and are preparing

Small House, Many Kids 2016-06-27T21:58:58+00:00

Classroom Separation for Twins?

2016-06-01T21:15:16+00:00

Q: We have always kept our boy/girl twins in separate classrooms since they started preschool. It is time for classroom placement for next year (fifth grade) and we wrote a letter to the principal after

Classroom Separation for Twins? 2016-06-01T21:15:16+00:00