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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Parenting Like Your Parents?

Question: I had a lot of difficulties with my parents when I was growing up and never wanted to be that kind of parent. ...
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Helping Children Cope with a Tragedy Like Newtown

How do you talk to your kids about a public tragedy? MOM: I think this is a very very hard question to answer. It’s ...
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Easing Transitions Between Homes for Children of Divorce

Holidays can be really hard on children of separated or divorced parents. Many friends comment on how anxious their children get before leaving home ...
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Sibling Jealousy: My Older Child Hogs All the Attention

My older son is six years old and always wants to be first and grab all the attention away from his little brother. What ...
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Why Does My Kid Seem to Have Regularly Scheduled Tantrums?

I noticed that my seven-year old son seems to have tantrums when he comes home from school. What can I do and is there ...
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Understanding An Introverted Child

I have a 4-year old child who seems quite introverted. She’s having a really hard time on playdates. How can I help her? Dr. ...
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My Child Picks Up Other Kids and Makes Them Uncomfortable

My kindergarten-age daughter is larger for her age than other kids. She’s very physical with other kids and likes to pick them up a ...
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How Can Parents Instill Confidence in Young Girls?

I have three girls and I would love some advice on how to instill confidence in them at an early age. MOLLY: This question ...
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My Child Is Scared to Go to Sleep. How Can I Help?

My kid is 4 years old and keeps waking up scared that there are monsters under the bed. What can I do? MOM: Now ...
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