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2 1/2 year old needs to be potty trained before swim lessons

Posted 3 days ago

My 2 yr 9 month old refuses to poop in the potty. When she’s naked from the waist down she does fine. Panties on and she poops in them. I had her wash her panties out for the first time and the...

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Time Management for Busy Moms

Posted 5 days ago

For a stay-at-home mom who is having difficulty with time management, what is a good balance between housekeeping/cooking duties, working from home, spending time with husband, and spending time...

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Foster Child Struggles With Academics

Posted 1 week ago

My foster daughter came to us from a situation where she had missed a lot of schooling. We've taken steps in the intervening months to help her get caught up to where she should be educationally...

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5 year old still pooping in his underwear

Posted 1 week ago

My 5.5 yo son poops in his underwear regularly, a couple of times a week. He is also responsible for cleaning it up every time. Other than pitching an obligatory fit, he doesn't seem to mind that....

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Third Time's A Charm - Until It Comes to Potty Training!

Posted 1 week ago

My youngest child is 23 months old. I have been trying to potty train him, but he refuses to go on the potty. He does not like to be naked, and when I let him to go without a diaper, he brings me...

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Adult daughter gone - now it is mom's time.

Posted 1 week ago

this concerns a 24 year old daughter. I'm disabled and although my daughter just moved out this past week I've been having issues with her telling me that it's not her "job" to help me for...

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Jesus Loves the Little Children Through Grandparents

Posted 1 week ago

I am a step grandparent. We have a three year old grandson who is being raised in a progressive, liberal, agnostic environment. The household is run by the toddler and to say it is matriarch ruled...

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Kicking An Angry 17 Year Old Out Of The Garden of Eden

Posted 1 week ago

Our 17 year old son is completely out of control. None of the consequences that we have given him have helped. His biggest problem is his angry outbursts. He has destroyed his relationship with...

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Potty Training, day two.

Posted 1 week ago

Hi, we are on day two of potty training our 19 month old daughter using N75. We have been sitting on the potty every 30 minutes and she happily sits there and we read books for about 5 minutes,...

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Growing as a Goalie and Growing in Life

Posted 2 weeks ago

My 11 year old son has been playing soccer for 7 years. He has had great success in his position and is well liked by his coaches & teammates. Recently he’s been told he will likely be moved up...

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Toilet Training Times Two Continued!

Posted 2 weeks ago

To clarify on the former question: Our 3 y.o. son was completely out of diapers for several months (with hardly any success) when we bought Rosemond's book. Before we had the chance to read it, he...

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10-Year-Old's Abusive Behavior Demands Zero Tolerance

Posted 2 weeks ago

My ten year old daughter hurts my three year old son. She turned ten in March of this year and he just turned three two months ago. She pokes him in the eyes and leaves scratch marks, screams in...

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LOVE and LEAD, Even at Bedtime

Posted 2 weeks ago

Good morning, I need some advice on sleep for my 4 year old. She goes to daycare during the day. They make the children take a 2 hour nap. She does not nap on the weekends. We are struggling...

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Three's A Charm - Until It Comes to Potty Training!!!

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have 3 kids, the youngest one is 23 months now, I realize he has to use his potty by now, but he refuses. He does not like to be naked, and when I let him to go without diaper he would bring to...

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Get Off the Repeating Merry-go-round

Posted 2 weeks ago

When I am telling my children to do smth, or not to do, I have to repeat it many times. I have to raise my voice, but I hate to scream. Or when I tell my son to do smth, he would repeat after me...

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Helping the Shy Child

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hello! Our oldest daughter is going on 4 next month. She has always been on the quiet side. The last week few weeks I have noticed that when we receive company or we go visit others that she...

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Potty Refusals

Posted 3 weeks ago

I am entering my 2nd month of potty training my 23 month old. He started off great, and we had a lot of success. However, I have noticed in the past two weeks, he has been EXTREMELY stubborn and...

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10-Year-Old Throwing 2-Year-Old Tantrums!

Posted 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have a 10-year-old son who is normal in every way except that he has tantrums every time he is asked to do something he doesn't want to do. He is typically compliant, polite,...

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Distractible Kids - Frustrated Mom

Posted 3 weeks ago

Dear Rosemond and team, Im still having a tough time with the kids. I'll just write 2 questions in one - My almost 5 year old finally earned his 30 stickers (from no tantrums + aggression)..now...

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Boy likes to partake in “girl activities"

Posted 3 weeks ago

My two and a half year old likes to dress up in princess costumes and seems drawn to girl characters in movies. He has an older sister that just turned 4 and she loves all the princess things. I...

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How Coaching Works

Posted 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the response and I’m so sorry for your loss. Can you clarify how the private parenting coaches work and how much it is and for what amount of time? I’ve been reading The Well Behaved...

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New to N75

Posted 4 weeks ago

We have started N75 with our 20 month old son. We are three days in. He will say “uh oh, pee pee,” when he pees in his underwear. I calmly tell him that pee belongs in his potty every time he wets...

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Potty Training Patience

Posted 4 weeks ago

Hello. I am potty training my son. He will be 2 years old on May 12th. We have been at it for 4 weeks as of this writing. I am following Rosemond's N75 method; however, admittedly, I put a pull-up...

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Strike a Balance

Posted 4 weeks ago

I’m having a difficult time with my nearly 6 year old son. It feels like we are butting heads all of the time. He has become increasingly more sensitive lately. Throwing huge tantrums, crying over...

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6 yro has trouble occupying herself

Posted on 3/25/2019

Our 6-year-old daughter does not like to occupy herself. When we ask her to play by herself, she keeps coming from her room asking us to play with her or asking us to be with her. But when she is...

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How to Nip Whining in the Bud

Posted on 3/24/2019

Hello, my 3-year-old whines quite a bit. Most of the times he jumps up and down when asking for something. He whines more when he doesn’t get what he wants, is sick, tired, etc. We tell him we’ll...

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5 year old loves/hates martial arts class

Posted on 3/23/2019

My 5.5 year old son gets really angry before going to his martial arts class, which he loves. In the past 2 weeks he has thrown huge fits, soaked his uniform in the sink (he had to go to class...

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iScreen, uScreen, We all Scream 4 more Screens

Posted on 3/22/2019

Notwithstanding the answer to my preview question, my 11-year-old son exhibits an addiction to computers and we restrict his exposure because of this. Currently, we have one computer in the house...

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Sneaky Pooper

Posted on 3/21/2019

I submitted a question a short time ago and received an answer, but my daughter's behavior has escalated. The current problem is this: She has taken to pooping in her room and hiding it behind...

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Battle Weary

Posted on 3/21/2019

I have 18 month old twins, a boy and a girl. They haven't yet developed verbal skills; they don't recognize "no", or even their own names. I've been told that this is common among twins at this...

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Sibling Conflict and Bizarre Behavior

Posted on 3/20/2019

One day at church, my husband noticed my 11 YO daughter pinching her hand when he stopped our daughters having a silent squabble in the pew. Her younger sister is 16 months younger and often they...

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Homeschool Blues

Posted on 3/19/2019

I homeschool my 13 year old son. We are fairly new to our current city and have recently made friends by joining a local co-op. My son was asked, by his new friends, to join an additional co-op....

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Regression on Toilet Training

Posted on 3/19/2019

My son is 2 1/2 years old. As John's book suggested we potty trained him before 2 and while we hit some bumps in the road it was successful. He really had accidents until the last two weeks. ...

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Grumble Troubles

Posted on 3/19/2019

Our son is 5.5 yo and has often had a negative attitude, but in the past few weeks has taken a turn for the worse. He regularly grumbles and complains throughout the day and when given routine...

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Toilet Training Times Two!

Posted on 3/19/2019

Another potty training question. We started “training” our 3.5 year old son close to a year and a half ago. We tried all sorts of stupid things; diapers were allowed for any excuse we thought of,...

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Potty training not working?

Posted on 3/18/2019

We have been working to potty train our 3 1/2 year old son for a week now, since last monday. He seemed to be getting better by Thursday. He would be a little in his underwear, but hold it, and...

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Teaching Values to Teenagers

Posted on 3/18/2019

Good morning, How do I address a difference in values with my 18 year old son? He will graduate in 2 months so still lives at home. He is materialistic and very focused on brands and "image". He...

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Marriage Hurting Due to Children

Posted on 3/18/2019

HI there, I am really feeling the weight of childrearing recently. I'm a stay home mum. My husband and I only ever fight about the children - and nothing much else..usually when I get a worked up...

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Let Go or No?

Posted on 3/16/2019

My 16 year old son wants to live with his dad in another state for his junior and senior years of high school. I’m reluctantly willing to let him go. How do I navigate this transition?

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Standing up to a Bully

Posted on 3/15/2019

My son is 7th grade and at a new school. Middle school has been hard. Today a very big boy in his class who he normally is friends with pushed him in the hall because he was trying to show out in...

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Nighttime Potty Training

Posted on 3/13/2019

I have decided to start potty training my 18 month old daughter soon using the N75 method. I feel pretty prepared but my question is around sleeping. She currently sleeps in a crib and I don't...

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3 Year Old Terror at Bedtime 'Part 2'

Posted on 3/13/2019

My 3 year old daughter continues to yell and scream at the top of her lungs at bedtime if someone does not lay with her. I will kiss, hug, tuck her in and then leave. Before I'm out the door,...

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Technology Addiction

Posted on 3/13/2019

I have a 13 year old son who has had a smart phone for one year. He is an academically hard working, popular kid who enjoys being with his friends and playing baseball and football. However, his...

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Continued Accidents at 4.5 y/o

Posted on 3/13/2019

My 4 1/2 year old daughter knows how to use the potty, and she usually does pretty well unless she's in her room for afternoon quiet time (right next to the bathroom). At first, we thought it was...

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Doing it Right Means Staying the Course

Posted on 3/12/2019

Hello, We recently asked a question about our seven year old son who was refusing to stay in his room after losing all his daily strikes. We were told to make him 'an offer he hopefully can't...

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Mom, Make The Next Play

Posted on 3/12/2019

I am happy to say that the meeting went well and again and my son has agreed to make some changes. He even offered what he could do to make changes. With that being said, the rules he made for...

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Defiant 4 Year Old - Exhausted Mom

Posted on 3/12/2019

How do I get my son to listen to me without it ending in a screaming match? Sometimes he's a wonderful listener, but other times he will flat out refuse to do what I've told him. If I put him in...

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'Children Challenging Chores'

Posted on 3/12/2019

I am troubled with the completion of chores issue. I like to get stuff done then play and have attempted to teach my kids the same values or strategies but..... being kids of course they choose...

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4.5 year old push/hit/tantrum

Posted on 3/12/2019

Hi there, We have been working with my 4.5 year old son with hitting/pushing and tantruming behaviours. His tantrums include loud wailing when he doesn’t like what he’s told to do. We’ve kicked...

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Life After College is Too Comfortable- Time to Adult

Posted on 3/11/2019

Hello, My stepson in 23 and a recent college graduate with a communication degree. His father and I have been married 2 years ago. His parents are concerned about his seemingly lack of...

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