Advice for Grandparents – How to Help!

When my parents come to visit, they don’t understand how hard it is. How can I get them to help more? Dr. Susan Rutherford ...
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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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Easing the Transition from Elementary to Middle School for Girls

How do I support My 10-year old daughter during the transition from elementary to middle school? MOLLY: The reader added that there’s a lot ...
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My Child Doesn’t Seem to Have Empathy

How can I help my child to learn to care for others? MOLLY: This came from a reader based in Florida. Dr. Susan Rutherford (Molly’s ...
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Helping Twins Each Establish Their Own Identity

I have a pair of twins and am wondering how can I help them each have their own identity? MOLLY: We received this question ...
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Help! My Child is Afraid to Go to Sleep at Night

My Child is afraid to go to sleep at night. What can I do to help him? MOLLY: We received this question from a parent ...
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The Dinner Table Battle: When Kids Won’t Eat What Mom Cooks

How do I get my whole family to eat what I serve for dinner? MOLLY: The reader added that she has five kids and ...
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Helping Children Cope with a Tragedy Like Newtown

How do you talk to your kids about a public tragedy? MOM: I think this is a very very hard question to answer. It’s ...
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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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