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 ...
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How Should I Handle My Child’s Violent Outbursts Toward Her Parents?

My six-year old daughter behaves violently toward us when she is at home with family but not when she is outside ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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Help! My Child Is Disrespectful to Me

My daughter is almost 9 and is constantly disrespectful to me and to others. How should I deal with it? MOLLY: ...
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Behavioral Modification Approaches To End Tantrum Cycles

When my 7-year old boy wants something (let’s say a cookie) he often continues asking for it until it turns into ...
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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 ...
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When Kids Prefer the Fun Parent In A Divorce

How Do I Compete When My Ex Is The “Fun” One? MOLLY: This question came from a reader in Michigan. She ...
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