What To Do If Your Child Refuses To Go To School

My daughter is 9-years old and in the fourth grade, and she just doesnt want to go to school! MOLLY: The reader added that ...
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What To Do When Your Child is Controlling the Dinner Table

My 6-year old daughter is controlling the family dinner table. What can I do? MOLLY: The reader elaborated that instead of eating dinner, her ...
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Using Positive Incentives to Change Kids’ Behavior

I feel like I’m always saying “No,” and becoming such a nag. Aren’t there other ways of changing behavior? MOLLY: This came from a ...
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My Child is Being Bullied at School. What Can I Do?

My first grader is being bullied at school. How do I address this and with whom? MOLLY: The reader also asked if she should ...
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When a Parent Needs a Time-Out

I’m alone with my kids a lot and find myself losing my temper over small stuff. What can I do? Dr. Susan Rutherford (MOM): ...
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Easing the Transition from Elementary to Middle School for Girls

How do I support My 10-year old daughter during the transition from elementary to middle school? MOLLY: The reader added that there’s a lot ...
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What To Do When Others Push Religious Views On Your Kids

How can I explain religion to my 5 year-old son when his 8 year old cousin preaches it when she comes over to play? ...
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Helping Twins Each Establish Their Own Identity

I have a pair of twins and am wondering how can I help them each have their own identity? MOLLY: We received this question ...
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How to Motivate Kids to Do Their Schoolwork

My 10 year-old puts more effort into sports than into school.  What can I do to help? MOLLY: We received this question from a ...
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The Dinner Table Battle: When Kids Won’t Eat What Mom Cooks

How do I get my whole family to eat what I serve for dinner? MOLLY: The reader added that she has five kids and ...
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