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Pull-Ups & Adoption Age

Posted 2 days ago

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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Parents Helping with Homework

Posted 1 week ago

Q: I homeschooled my oldest, an 8-year-old boy, until this year. He started third grade in public school in August. As a homeschooling mom, I was not a micromanager and don’t want to...

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Teens & Sleep

Posted 2 weeks ago

New research finds that teens whose school days begin later than the national norm of approximately eight o’clock achieve at higher levels than teens who start school earlier. The...

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Parental Speech

Posted 3 weeks ago

As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared. Today’s parents don’t say to...

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Simple Curiosity?

Posted on 8/19/2014

Q: Our 5-year-old grandson sees his 5-year-old female first cousin from time to time. After they play for a while, he tells her he wants to “touch” her. This has happened twice in recent...

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Parental Anxiety

Posted on 8/12/2014

On one of my websites I, along with a team of certified parent coaches, answer questions submitted by parents. In the last two days, 67 percent of the questions have concerned toilet...

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Question of the Week...

9 yo has it both ways

Posted 1 week ago

Our 9 year old son's defiant and disrespectful behavior has gotten out of control. We are having a hard time knowing where the line is in disciplining him. We have taken everything away from him...

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Entertain Yourself

Posted 1 week ago

How long is it fair to expect a 15 month old to entertain himself? Will it spoil him if I sit in his play area with him when he plays since otherwise he cries and screams (for a VERY long time)?

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Mama's Boys

Posted 1 week ago

My two boys (5 and 2 1/2) are big time mama's boys. They fight over whose teeth I am going to brush, who is going to sit beside me on the couch, who can give me a hug, who I am putting to bed......

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5 year old Play Time

Posted 1 week ago

We have been using the ticket method to successfully reduce some behaviors my 5 year old son had. We have seen a decrease in his talking back. Now that he has started kindergarten he has less...

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6 month old anorexic

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My 6 month old is having a very hard time adjusting to eating baby food. He cries and screams and flings his body away trying to avoid the spoon. I tried singing to him and making it more fun and...

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13 year old carelessness revisited

Posted 2 weeks ago

In May of 2014, I posted a question regarding helping our 13 year old son overcome his habitual carelessness. We put your suggestions to work a week or so later and it has worked beautifully! I...

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