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The Driving Force in American Parenting

Posted 2 days ago

Since the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, several elementary teachers have asked me why so many of today’s kids come to school with anxiety issues. That’s a good question, one...

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Roadblocks to Success in Classroom Discipline

Posted 1 week ago

A first-grade teacher asks what she can do about a girl in her class who is completely undisciplined. After nearly two months of this teacher’s best efforts, the child’s behavior is no...

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Personality Issue, Not a Behavior Problem

Posted 2 weeks ago

Q: My 7-year-old son does well in school and sports and has a good number of friends. However, he often allows himself to be intimidated by other boys. He is a rule-follower and is more...

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The Teenage Brain

Posted 3 weeks ago

I’ve spoken at several conferences in the last year or so where presenters were opining on the subject of the teenage brain. Their thesis was that features of the so-called “teenage...

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Apache Blackhawk Parenting

Posted 1 month ago

A second-grade teacher writes: “I teach in a very competitive school where parents have developed a ‘mob mentality’ for bullying administrators and teachers. They have gone beyond...

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Pull-Ups & Adoption Age

Posted on 9/16/2014

Q: My 23-month-old son does well with potty training when we’re at home. We use a “potty bell” and he goes every 90 minutes or so. When we’re away from home, however, he seems clueless. He...

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No Homework

Posted yesterday

Our ten-year-old fourth grader is still refusing (see last year's questions) to bring home or do his reading and spelling homework. It has been almost 9 weeks of school and we just had an early...

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21 mo boy not seeming to get toilet training

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End of day 2 training my 21 one month old son and he doesn't seem to care whether it's running/oozing down his leg or not. He won't sit unless I put him there. Then he jumps up immediately. Using...

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13 year old drama queen

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I have a 13 year old daughter who has always been a drama queen, sensitive, and very disrespectful. She has gotten to the point where most of her siblings (4 others at home) do not like her. She...

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Nearly 18 year old Not Hearing No

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My soon to be 18 year old son, who is a great kid in almost every way, cannot take "no" for an answer. He is a good student, and everyone who meets him tells me how polite he is. I have been...

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College Freshman's 1st visit home

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Dear Parent Guru, My 18 year old daughter will be coming home for fall break with 5 friends.. What are reasonable expectations we should have? What would you tell your daughter before she...

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