Help! My Child Is Disrespectful to Me

My daughter is almost 9 and is constantly disrespectful to me and to others. How should I deal with it? MOLLY: ...
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How To Address Emotional Eating In Teens

How can I help my daughter stop emotional eating without making it worse? MOLLY: This came from a reader from California. ...
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Behavioral Modification Approaches To End Tantrum Cycles

When my 7-year old boy wants something (let’s say a cookie) he often continues asking for it until it turns into ...
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My Kid Whines to Get What She Wants

My daughter is 8-years old and when things don’t go her way she whines or starts to cry. MOLLY: This question ...
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How To Help A 2-year Old With Sleep Issues

My 2 year old child continues to wake up during the night crying, what can I do? MOLLY: This question came ...
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When Kids Prefer the Fun Parent In A Divorce

How Do I Compete When My Ex Is The “Fun” One? MOLLY: This question came from a reader in Michigan. She ...
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When You Don’t Like Your Kid’s Friend

Why do I dislike my daughter’s friend so much? MOLLY: This question came from Northern California and the reader elaborated by ...
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Is Mom Ready For The First Day Of Kindergarten?

Why am I sad that my daughter is starting kindergarten when she’s been in preschool for years?   Dr. Susan Rutherford ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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