How do I have the period talk with my daughters?
It’s time to have the period talk but I’m a bit unsure as to how to start the conversationRead More
What age should my daughter start babysitting?
How can I tell if my kid is mature enough to babysit? What rules should parents set for their kids before they start caring for someone else’s children?Read More
How can I motivate my son to practice piano?
My son begged for piano lessons, ut nowhe doesn’t want to practice. I hate that this has turned into a nightly argument!Read More
When should I tell my son I have a boyfriend?
I’m divorced and have been dating someone for ten months. We recently introduced our children. Do I need to tell my son that the new friends we’ve met are actually my boyfriend and his kids or leave my private life private?Read More
How can I encourage my 6-year-old’s son interest in school?
I don’t want my son to become one of those lost boys who never likes school or anything that requires sitting still for more than 5 minutes. How can I get him more excited about school and other and non-highly physical activities?Read More
How can I stop my daughter acting out, due to our separation?
With her dad not around, my daughter’s become aggressive and angry. Could this be her way of craving/wanting attention, and how can I stop it?Read More
Will teaching my baby sign language before he can speak affect when he will start talking?
I’m worried that if I teach my 7-month-old sign language, he may become too comfortable. I’m afraid he won’t speak out loud as much if he thinks signing does the job just fine.Read More
How can I ease items away from my 14-month-old that she shouldn’t have, like cell phones?
My 14-month old throws crying fits when the items are taken out of her hands. I don’t want to give the items back but sometimes she won’t stop.Read More
How do I get my toddler to get dressed?
My 2 1/2-year-old daughter has been fighting with both my husband and me about getting dressed or putting her coat on. We give her a choice of outfits, give her few-minute warning before leaving for somewhere, but nothing seems to work.Read More