Power Struggles with a Toddler About Eating

My two-and-one-half year old holds his dinner in his cheeks for hours and refuses to swallow the food! DR. RUTHERFORD: I can see how this must be a ...
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The Most Important Thing You Never Knew About Your Baby

When my son was fifteen months old, my husband and I were invited to my best friend’s wedding in Jamaica. It would have been ...
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Is Being a “Disneyland Dad” Such A Terrible Thing?

I’m one of those “Disneyland Dads” who doesn’t get to see my kids very often. Why should I waste our precious time on homework or ...
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Do Your Kids Fight With Each Other? You’ll Never Guess What’s Behind It

Are your kids constantly bickering with each other and driving you crazy? Do they always seem to be picking on each other to get ...
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Helping A Toddler Sleep Through The Night

My 22-month old hasn’t slept through the night for a year. What should I do? DR. RUTHERFORD: There are a couple of things this ...
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My Kids Make It Hard for Me to Work From Home

I work from home and have a hard time separating my work-life from my home-life. DR. RUTHERFORD: I see this issue is becoming more and ...
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Fear of Spiders Is Keeping My Child Up At Night

My toddler is afraid to sleep alone in her bed after seeing a spider. DR. SUSAN RUTHERFORD: Let’s look at what’s going on here in ...
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How Can I Help My Toddler Sleep In His Own Bed?

My son has always slept in his crib in his own room. About two months ago he refused to sleep in his room or ...
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What To Do When Your Child Refuses To Eat

What’s wrong with my four-year old that he doesn’t want to eat dinner? MOLLY: This question was submitted from a Mom in Roscommon, Ireland. ...
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Power Struggles During Potty Training

My two-and-a-half-year old won’t poop on the potty. It’s turning into a power struggle between us! Any suggestions? MOLLY: This came from a mom ...
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