Should My Child See the School Counselor?

I recently divorced and my child is having some problems dealing with that. The school wants him to see the school counselor. DR. RUTHERFORD: ...
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My Child Wants What Her Wealthy Friend Has!

My six-year-old came home from a playdate and complained that “so-and-so has such a big closet, why don’t I get one too?” DR. RUTHERFORD: These ...
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What To Do When Your Child Refuses To Eat

What’s wrong with my four-year old that he doesn’t want to eat dinner? MOLLY: This question was submitted from a Mom in Roscommon, Ireland. ...
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Wrap-Up : Toddler’s Separation Anxiety Can Make Preschool Challenging for Mom

The Wrap-Up is the place where we gather comments on Conversations With My Mother posts from different sources from all around the internet. We’ve ...
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Toddler’s Separation Anxiety Can Make Preschool Challenging for Mom

When I drop off my two-and-a-half-year old at school he suddenly complains of a belly ache and always cries when I leave. What can ...
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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 a reader based ...
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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 of our home ...
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How Do I Get My Baby To Sleep In The Crib Rather Than In My Bed?

How do I reverse the mistake I made by bringing my baby into bed with me? MOLLY: This came from a reader in Putnam, ...
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Will Night Terrors Do Lasting Damage To My Preschooler?

My preschooler is having night terrors four or five times per week. Should I worry? MOLLY: This question came from a mom in Colorado. ...
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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: This question came ...
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