How to Prepare a Child to Travel Alone

Flying alone can be nerve-racking for both child and parent. Dr. Rutherford gives you easy steps to take before, during and after a flight to ...
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Son Scared to Make New Friends After Being Bullied

My 11-year old son refuses to socialize with any of the other children in his school. I am very concerned! DR. RUTHERFORD: I share ...
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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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When Your Ex- Is Not The Best Role Model For Your Kids

My kid desperately wants to be like his father (my ex-husband) but his father is not a good role model. What can I do? ...
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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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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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Stop the Complaining! How to Change Behavior With Rewards Not Consequences

It seems my 7-year old daughter complains a lot just for the sake of complaining. How can we stop it? DR. RUTHERFORD: Let’s talk about ...
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Should My Child See the School Counselor?

I recently divorced and my child is having some problems dealing with that. The school wants him to see the school counselor. DR. RUTHERFORD: ...
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My Child Wants What Her Wealthy Friend Has!

My six-year-old came home from a playdate and complained that “so-and-so has such a big closet, why don’t I get one too?” DR. RUTHERFORD: These ...
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