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 Can I Be A Different Parent Than My Parents Were?

I’m about to have my first child and I’m worried that I won’t be a “Fun” parent. MOLLY: This came from a reader based ...
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Does Birth Order Determine My Child’s Future Success?

How much does birth order play a part of my kids’ characteristics? MOLLY: This came from a reader based in Los Angeles, California. She ...
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Things to Consider When You Hire a Nanny

What should I look for when hiring a nanny? MOLLY: This question came from a reader in upstate New York who has been frustrated ...
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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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Potty-Training Dilemma: Why Won’t She Poop In the Potty?

I can’t get my 3-year old to poop in the potty and not in a pull-up diaper! MOLLY: This question came from a reader ...
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What Parenting with Guilt Can Do To A Child

My step-daughter keeps telling her one year old daughter “that hurts my feelings” whenever the child doesn’t respond in the way she wants. MOLLY: ...
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Why Babies Like Routines

How can I keep a routine going for my kid when I can’t maintain one for myself? MOLLY: This came from a reader located ...
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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 from a reader ...
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