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Three Tween/Teen Girls and One Authoritarian Dad

Posted on 4/21/2014

We have three girls ages 11, 14 and 16. How do I convince my husband that discipline can be carried out without yelling, cussing and calling his daughters names to try to get them to behave. He...

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Dad's a buddy...shame on him!

Posted on 2/24/2014

My husband and I differ on parenting styles. His is see no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil. Mine is to check up and follow up. My husband and our 17 year old son are "buddies". My husband...

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Mom and Dad not on same page in discipline

Posted on 10/23/2013

Dear Mr. Rosemond, Did you know that you have a younger twin? It's true! He's 45 yrs old & I'm living with him, my husband! :-) I majored in psychology & made all the mistakes. We've adopted 2...

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Husband wants to lead, but doesn't

Posted on 10/8/2013

I am a stepmother to three children. My husband and I believe in traditional roles where the marriage comes first and the man leads the household. My issue - my husband is laid back so I take...

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5 year old : Recentering large family

Posted on 5/22/2013

My husband and I have four children, 5 and under. My question is more general - when dealing with a large number of small children (and my husbands demanding work schedule), what are realistic...

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8 year old : Importance of divorced dad in son's life

Posted on 1/3/2012

I am a divorced dad of an 8-yr old son. My ex and I live close by (in AL) and she now has told me she is moving to San Diego to marry a new guy. He makes good money, has 3 kids. I struggle with...

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10 year old : Bringing about 'revolution' in a blended family.

Posted on 10/25/2011

My husband has three 10 year olds. The mother left when they were 4 and has been in and out of their life sporadically since. Two years ago (about the time I married my husband) she came back into...

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17 year old girl : father won't allow dating

Posted on 10/16/2011

My husband won't allow our 17 year old daughter to date. She is a Junior in HS, straight A student, very involved in church and school activities. Of course, there is a boy - a rather brave one...

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3 year old : How do I answer my grandchild about his father?

Posted on 8/11/2011

My 3-year-old grandson lives with his grandmother and me. He calls me "poppa" and his grandmother "nanna." He sees and speaks to his mother on the phone only occasionally. His birth father has...

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Sleeping problems

Posted on 6/20/2011

Our 2 1/2 year old goes through periods where she gets up and down out of her room at bedtime sometimes six or seven times. Usually I just take her hand and walk her back to bed with a firm "Stay...

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Proper punishment

Posted on 1/6/2011

My about to turn nine year old daughter received a check from her grandmother at Christmas for $1,000 to be used for a college savings account. I didn't think we should tell her the amount, but...

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Mommy never wants daughter to be upset

Posted on 1/5/2011

Anytime our daughter (28 months) cries mommy always wants her to stop because she can not stand her crying. Last night, I (daddy) gave our daughter a bath, and midway through the bath she started...

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Teenage daughter's boyfriend is non-believer

Posted on 5/28/2008

Our plan is to NOT stay out of our kids dating decisions. Dating is the first step in the marriage process, right? So we figure why would we allow our children to date somebody that doesn't...

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Paternity test mishandled

Posted on 1/12/2008

my granddaughter is being submitted to a paternity test for reasons that her mother has identified. Not sure this is necessary for granddaugher who is in my custody. Mother writes directly by...

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Conflict of taught values

Posted on 7/28/2006

My children have been raised as Christains. As such, on the topic of homosexuality, they have been taught it is wrong in God's eyes, and to pray for those caught in the lifestyle, but also to...

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