How Do I Teach My Child Not To Whine?

My daughter is 8 years old and when things don’t go her way she starts to whine and cry. MOLLY: This question came from ...
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What To Do If A Child Comes To You For Help

My next door neighbor’s child came over because he was “running away.” What should I do? MOLLY: A reader from Colorado wrote us this ...
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What To Do If Your Child Refuses To Go To School

My daughter is 9-years old and in the fourth grade, and she just doesnt want to go to school! MOLLY: The reader added that ...
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Is My Child Manipulating Me?

I feel like my child pushes the boundaries to get what he wants. Am I being manipulated? Dr. Susan Rutherford (MOM): That is an interesting ...
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How to Stop My 6-Year Old Boy’s Aggressive Behavior?

My 6-year old will suddenly lash out and hit his mother or sister.  What can I do? MOLLY: This came from a reader based ...
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Helping Your Preschooler Cope with School Anxiety

We are so excited to introduce today’s guest questioner Brian Gresko, editor of the anthology When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers on ...
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Potty-Training the Child Who Won’t Poop on the Potty

My Child is trained for peeing but will only poop in the diaper (not on the potty)! Dr. Susan Rutherford (MOM): It’s not unusual ...
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What To Do When Your Child is Controlling the Dinner Table

My 6-year old daughter is controlling the family dinner table. What can I do? MOLLY: The reader elaborated that instead of eating dinner, her ...
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Why You Should Raise an Independent Child

My Child is needy and doesn’t want to do anything for himself.  MOLLY: This came from a reader based in Wisconsin. Dr. Susan Rutherford ...
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How to Help Stop Thumb Sucking

What can I do to encourage my child to stop sucking his thumb? MOLLY: The reader added that her son is 5-years old and ...
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