My Child Is a Late Talker: Should I Worry?

I notice that my 2 1/2-year old child is very physically active but doesn’t have many words yet. Should I be worried? Dr. Susan ...
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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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How Can I Help My Child Learn to Share on Play-dates?

How do I help my 3-year child learn to share with playmates when he doesn’t want to share any of his toys when we’re ...
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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 Do I Teach My Kids To Share With Each Other

My four year old is having difficulty sharing her toys with her younger sibling, and worse, she takes his toys from him. What can ...
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How Can I Help My Shy and Fearful Child Become More Confident?

Reader Question: I have the sweetest 4 year-old who is very good with people and quite intuitive and sensitive as well. The problem is ...
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Teaching a Young Child to Care About Others and Develop Empathy

I noticed that my 3 year-old child doesn’t seem very sympathetic when someone gets hurt. MOLLY: This came from a reader based in Chicago, ...
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Creating a Successful Sticker Chart to Reinforce Behavior in Children

How do you create a successful discipline program using positive reinforcement? Dr. Susan Rutherford (MOM): You’ll want to gear this to the age of ...
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