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- How can I stop my son from stealing money from us?
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Monthly Archives: December 2010
My eight-year-old son was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy at 8 months, and more recently with ADHD. His behavior and mood swings are up and down. We have constant contact with Doctors and other professionals but nothing is working. … Continue reading
My four-year-old son is showing signs of ADHD. Is he too young to be properly diagnosed and at his age should we entertain the idea of medication? The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at age four is not … Continue reading
My son is five-years-old and I am having an issue with him not listening and paying attention. He needs to be asked several times to complete a single task and at times nags so much when he is told no … Continue reading
My 13-year-old grandson has ADHD and is on Concerta. He had tremors and they increased his dose, yesterday he had a full blown seizure. Is this a possible result of Concerta? Figuring out the cause of seizures can only be … Continue reading
My three-and-a-half-year-old seems to be having what would be described as night terrors – yet he does recognize my wife and myself and speaks to us – but not very coherently. Can it still be a night terror if he is … Continue reading
My six-year-old wets the bed. Will he grow out of it? Most children learn to not wet the bed by five years. Some wet until much later for no particular reason. A small number have some type of infection that … Continue reading
My twelve-year-old daughter has low self esteem. She is always apologizing for herself and doesn’t think she does anything well. If I praise her, she says I am just trying to make her feel better. She does well in school … Continue reading
We have an almost three-year-old daughter who refuses to listen to my husband. Regardless of his tone/actions or the consequences he sets, she refuses to stay within the boundaries set in place (which are the same boundaries for each parent … Continue reading
My question has to do with a parent’s influence over sexual choice/identity. A friend (36 and a single parent since her 10-year-old daughter was 2) has always projected a very tough facade. She was sexually molested at around 12 years … Continue reading
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