Using Positive Incentives to Change Kids’ Behavior

I feel like I’m always saying “No,” and becoming such a nag. Aren’t there other ways of changing behavior? MOLLY: This came from a ...
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How Should I Respond When My Kid Says “I Hate You”?

We are so excited to introduce our guest questioner Amber Dusick, writer and illustrator of the highly successful blog Parenting. Illustrated with Crappy Pictures. ...
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My Child is Being Bullied at School. What Can I Do?

My first grader is being bullied at school. How do I address this and with whom? MOLLY: The reader also asked if she should ...
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Afraid of the Dark and Clingy Behavior

My 6-year old has a new fear of the dark and wants me to lie in bed with her. How can I stop this ...
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When a Parent Needs a Time-Out

I’m alone with my kids a lot and find myself losing my temper over small stuff. What can I do? Dr. Susan Rutherford (MOM): ...
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How to Motivate Kids to Do Their Schoolwork

My 10 year-old puts more effort into sports than into school.  What can I do to help? MOLLY: We received this question from a ...
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Surviving the Terrible Twos

My 2-year old always says “No!” to whatever I suggest. And all of the tantrums! What’s the best approach to use? DR. RUTHERFORD: We’ve ...
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My Child Hates School – What Should I Do?

My kid was humiliated by a teacher when he was 6 and now he doesn’t enjoy school. What can I do to help him ...
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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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My Kid Is Cranky All The Time – Help!

My kid is cranky so much of the day and it’s really hard to live with – what should I do? MOM: You can ...
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