How Can I Be A Different Parent Than My Parents Were?

I’m about to have my first child and I’m worried that I won’t be a “Fun” parent. MOLLY: This came from a reader based ...
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How Do I Help My Child Recover From a Traumatic Experience?

My child was hospitalized following a dog bite. Should we handle her differently when she comes home? MOLLY: This came from a reader based ...
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Does Birth Order Determine My Child’s Future Success?

How much does birth order play a part of my kids’ characteristics? MOLLY: This came from a reader based in Los Angeles, California. She ...
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Mind Your Manners: Teaching Social Skills to Your Children

How do you help children who don’t naturally have social skills to develop them? MOLLY: This question came from a mom in Michigan. She ...
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Things to Consider When You Hire a Nanny

What should I look for when hiring a nanny? MOLLY: This question came from a reader in upstate New York who has been frustrated ...
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Will Night Terrors Do Lasting Damage To My Preschooler?

My preschooler is having night terrors four or five times per week. Should I worry? MOLLY: This question came from a mom in Colorado. ...
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Dealing with Separation Anxiety as a Single Parent

My 5-year old cries when I’m not home for dinner and my girlfriend and I don’t know what to do. MOLLY: This question came ...
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Potty-Training Dilemma: Why Won’t She Poop In the Potty?

I can’t get my 3-year old to poop in the potty and not in a pull-up diaper! MOLLY: This question came from a reader ...
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Why Babies Like Routines

How can I keep a routine going for my kid when I can’t maintain one for myself? MOLLY: This came from a reader located ...
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My Kid Whines to Get What She Wants

My daughter is 8-years old and when things don’t go her way she whines or starts to cry. MOLLY: This question came from a ...
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