Question: My two and a half year old has recently started waking up with terrible nightmares. He’s inconsolable at first, and takes quite a bit of time to
Question: My two and a half year old screams when it’s time to stop playing and get ready for bed, have lunch, or even go outside, something he
Review of The Fear Fix: Solutions for Every Child’s Moments of Worry, Panic and Fear by Sarah Chana Radcliffe. Published October 2013 by Harper Collins. I highly recommend
Question: My 2 year old—who’s been sweet and sociable until now—is starting to do things she knows we don’t want her to do, like throwing food at the
Question: My son Damian just turned two. He’s always been a good-natured and sociable child, but recently he’s started hitting, especially my husband and me. He usually does
Question: There are some expensive toys I want to buy that I’ve heard help in building a baby’s intelligence. My mother tells me not to waste my money.
Question: My daughter Aria is smart, funny, and curious, but she has trouble with reading, spelling, and writing. Her handwriting is illegible. The school tells me she meets
Question: My 10-year-old son goes to the co-ed school in our neighbourhood. He’s happy there, but we’re thinking of enrolling him in a boys’ school. The local school
Nicholas Wilkinson’s Child Abuse: The Ripple Effect is raw and compelling. It’s a first-person account of an adult’s attempt to grapple with the crippling aftershocks of physical child
Question: My friends are telling me I should be ‘redshirting’ my son—keeping him in preschool one more year, to let him enter kindergarten as one of the older
Question: My 12 year old son, Justin, has had trouble reading, writing, spelling, and doing math on paper, since he was 5 years old. He’s terribly frustrated and
Question: My best friend won’t let my kids into her house. She says she can’t trust them not to break things, and I’ve got to learn about setting healthy
Question: My three-year-old daughter Mindy has a mind of her own. It’s like ‘no is a four-letter word for her. It makes her see red. She persists and
Question: We live in an apartment, and playing outside isn’t easy. I can’t just send my kids out on their own (Shawna is 4 and Cooper is 6).
Question: School is out and I can’t afford a summer nanny or camp. I work from home and am already at my wit’s end with my 7-year-old, Piper.