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19 year old living at home

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Our 19-year-old son went to college for 1/2 of his freshman year - then quit & came home when he realized he was in over his head. Since then, he's worked but not a ton. He owes about $10k in...

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Mom Needs Legal Advice

Posted 6 days ago

My 13 year old daughter and my ex-husband are currently a problem. My ex has taken her to a therapist without telling me for the last 3 years and we have joint legal and physcial custody. Our...

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Twins

Posted 6 days ago

How do you feel about diagnosis of autism. 6 year old twin boys have been diagnosed. They function fairly well. They have received extra help. I’m their grandmother. I sometimes need help!!

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siblings fighting-4 and 7 yro

Posted 6 days ago

Hi there, My 7 year old girl and 4 year old boy have been fighting and fighting - and all of a sudden, its fighting ALL THE TIME. My husband and I went away for 10 days and left them with my...

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Obedience over Exasperation

Posted 1 week ago

Hello! We are currently working on one misbehavior of 6 years old son. He comes home from school and would not do what he has to do- wash hands, change cloth, do homework, eat and after do...

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Table Manners Matter

Posted 1 week ago

Our 8 year old daughter has poor table manners. What is your suggestion on improving them? We have tried nagging (obviously unsuccessful), working on one thing at a time (worked for the first...

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Toilet Tantrums

Posted 1 week ago

Our recently turned 3 year old son who has been toilet trained for almost a year is now wetting his pants on purpose when he does not get his way. This happens sometimes in the car and at home and...

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Nighttime Toilet Training 19-month-old

Posted 1 week ago

I have a question about night training. My daughter is 19 months and doing really well with daytime potty training. Still has a few accidents but mostly going both #1 and #2 on her little potty....

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Grandson handling loss.

Posted 1 week ago

37 yr old daughter had massive heart attack in car with husband & 9.75 yr old son....she died several hours later without regaining consciousness. My grandson seems to be doing ok....returned...

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Angry 7 y/o

Posted 1 week ago

I am writing today about my middle daughter, 7 years old. She has been a high misbehavior since she was 5. She has been on your charts and we have removed her from the garden in the past as...

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Posted 1 week ago

https://www.parentguru.com/questions/view/12496?return=%2Fmember%2Fusers%2Fhome I'm a little skeptical since I'm getting some contradictory information without any explanation at all; however,...

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The Witching Hour

Posted 1 week ago

ParentGuru, What can my wife and I do to help the children to be obedient and pleasing to be around during the hours of 6-8 PM? The children are ages 3-11. We find that at the end of the day...

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Get Along or Get Away

Posted 1 week ago

Hello! My 6 and 3 years old sometimes play well together just perfect, but sometimes it is just horribly. 6 years would do something that 3 years doesn’t like or they just can’t share one red...

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Time for Bed...All by Yourself

Posted 1 week ago

Our 3 years old daughter would not sleep by herself. Sometimes she does, but most of the time - no! We were trying to follow the recommendation from Dr. Rosemond’s book and it worked for short...

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4 year old has begun hitting Mom

Posted 2 weeks ago

My 4 year old son is a sweetheart, super affectionate and is constantly saying to everyone around them "I am proud of you" and "you're too cute" just to put into perspective his nature. My husband...

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21 month old too young to understand boundaries

Posted 2 weeks ago

https://www.parentguru.com/questions/view/12488?return=%2Fmember%2Fusers%2Fhome If it is possible, I would really like to ask a couple follow-up question to this post. When you say that we...

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21 month old cannot be disciplined like a two year old

Posted 2 weeks ago

https://www.parentguru.com/questions/view/12489?return=%2Fmember%2Fusers%2Fhome If it is possible, I'd really like to ask a follow-up question here... So, first of all, it seems my...

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Moms

Posted 2 weeks ago

Have custody of a now, 4 year old Grandson. Mom abandoned him at about 18 months old, moved to Florida to make porn. Returned after that didn't work for her. My husband and I refused to allow...

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Block System Dilemma

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our boys do not stay in their rooms when they are told to and repeatedly come out until they work their way to an early bedtime and then continue coming out often times loud and disruptive until...

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Teaching Modesty

Posted 2 weeks ago

What is the best way to teach modesty? Our son is six and much too curious. He has very little filter and is much need of guidance we really do not k ow the best way go give. Thank you for your...

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Chore In-completion

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our son will not complete any chore he asked to do. He will start a chore, (cleaning fish tanks and cleaning horse stalls) after being told many times but he doesn't complete it thoroughly after...

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Leadership parenting is not always popular ...but worth it.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi again! I asked a question about my now-17-year-old son a couple of months ago. I followed the advice given, as well as that in John's book about teens and as result, surprise surprise, my son...

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21 month old just wants to have fun!

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our son is 21 months and really likes to run. This has manifested in two different ways. One, he really likes to be chased. He will do bad things on purpose so that my wife and I have to chase...

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21 month old needs gentle, age appropriate discipline

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our son is 21 months and we’d like to be better about him cleaning up his toys. We’re going to sweep through his toys and get down to the bare essentials like John’s book mentions. In order to...

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what do I focus on for my 2yro

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our son is 21 months older and we’ve come up with a game plan for focusing on certain behaviors where we want to make progress. We’re focusing on our top three and we’re working on a plan for...

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Appropriate Response to Inappropriate Video Games?

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our 8-year-old son is seeing kids play graphic video games on portable gaming units. The most recent title was “Call of Duty,” with which we are familiar. We talked about the violence and realism...

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3 yro crying uncontrollably

Posted 3 weeks ago

My 3 year old daughter sometimes cries so hard and long that she stops breathing for a few seconds. She usually does it when she is having a little tantrum, but it has also happened after hurting...

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Get everything in writing when it comes to loaning adult children money

Posted 3 weeks ago

Two and a half years ago my 37 year old daughter and her husband needed a car to move from New York to California since he had lost his job but had another in California. So I sold my daughter...

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Let Son Choose His Own Extracurricular Activities

Posted 3 weeks ago

My son is a great student and a talented athlete. He is in 8th grade and during middle school I made him play soccer, take band, run track and just this past year he decided (on his own!!) to try...

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What privileges and possessions should be removed?

Posted 3 weeks ago

Mr. Robinson, thank you for being specific and concrete with your answer. Please tell me if any of the following items constitute a privilege or possession that you would suggest we take away...

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Selfish at Six

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi again, I have another question about our children, this time about our 6 year old girl. She seems to have come into the world well-equipped with a particularly strong selfish streak. I know...

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A Toddler Bucket of Sass

Posted 3 weeks ago

My 16 month old shook her finger and said no no in a sassy way after my husband told her no when touching something she shouldn’t. How do I correct the sass back at this age appropriately?

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19 year old has alcohol related issues at college

Posted 3 weeks ago

Our 19 year old college freshman daughter, lives at school, 45 minutes away. We just found out that she has been sexually assaulted on campus. Alcohol was involved. Until this point, she has been...

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Teacher took the Book of Chrome----off the hook at home??

Posted 3 weeks ago

My 14 year old son Is about to finish the eighth grade. His school issues each student a chromebook for classroom use. Today, I received an email saying that my son had been caught watching videos...

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5 year old relapses with potty training

Posted 3 weeks ago

I got such helpful feedback on the first question, I’m back again. My 5 year old is currently in public kindergarten. We’ve decided to keep her in until the end of the year (in a few weeks) and...

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7 yro needs to know who to listen to

Posted 4 weeks ago

Hi - we have a 9 year old boy who has special needs and 7 year old boy/girl twins. The boys get along well but our daughter is very jealous of her brothers. The main issue is she can be very mean,...

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Potty Mastery Before the New Baby Arrives

Posted 4 weeks ago

I started toilet training my 24 month old at 18 months and he is still having 1-2 accidents a day, almost always at home. I take the potty all over with us and can generally trust him to not have...

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Pre-teen demonstrates dishonesty and disobedience

Posted 4 weeks ago

Your response to my 4/18 statement is incorrect: “I see that you have asked one question in the forum, and that has been answered, so if you've asked other questions, we don't have a record of...

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6.5 yro needs to understand who is in control

Posted 4 weeks ago

My son who is 6.5 years old, has always had a competitive nature. From wanting to win in games, being first out the door, first in line...first, first, first, win, win, win...it's exhausting. I...

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Posted 1 month ago

My 12 year old daughter has recently shared with me that she has disturbing thoughts about killing us when she gets mad. She also says these thoughts are intrusive at other times. She has always...

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Annoying behaviors among family

Posted 1 month ago

I just found out my sister and her kids do not like having us visit because my daughter is always getting into their things and is too nosy. She is too touchy they said as well. I don't know how...

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Mom's "No" is daughter's trigger.

Posted 1 month ago

Every single time I have to tell my 10 year old daughter "No" about anything she completely freaks out!! Last night she decided at 8pm she wanted Starbucks. I explained to her that I would be...

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Cries from afar

Posted on 4/24/2018

My son and daughter-in-law put my 11 month old grandson in the nursery during Sunday morning church service for the first time, and he screamed so loud that the pastor even paused his sermon. Mom...

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Stealing Edibles

Posted on 4/24/2018

Hi there. My 10 year old son is struggling with "taking candy / food / vitamins / etc" when people are not looking. There are items we do not let him eat without permission and he is just...

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And the Oscar Goes To....

Posted on 4/24/2018

Our 4 year old son is an attention addict in public. He will do whatever it takes to get good or bad attention. He interrupts adult conversations, says and does over the top silly nonsensical...

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One of the 7 Deadly Needs...The Need to be Right

Posted on 4/23/2018

My daughter is 8 years old and has to be in control and right about everything. If she gets in trouble at home or even misses a question on a test at school, she will not admit that she made a...

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Time to Potty

Posted on 4/22/2018

Our son is 18 months/3wks old and my husband and I are going to begin toilet training in the next few days. We have read Toilet Training Without Tantrums so we are ready and prepared to go...

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2 yo Tantrums

Posted on 4/21/2018

Hi again, I am the mother of 3 children whom I love very much. A delightful 6 year old girl, a wonderfully compliant and sensitive 4 year old boy and a 2 year and 9 month old girl who is what...

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Cry Cry Cry

Posted on 4/21/2018

My 6 year old son cries at what seems like the drop of a hat! He will cry if he gets mad, if he's overwhelmed, if he's anxious, and if he does not get his way. Some of it seems to be...

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Rude Teen Needs Wake-Up Call

Posted on 4/20/2018

My son just turned 13. Since he started 7th grade in September he has been rude, disrespectful and mean. Its like he goes out of his way to make me, my 11 y/o son and 8 y/o daughter upset. Every...

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