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Monthly Archives: January 2011
My ten-year-old son has always shown signs of opposition, he loves to argue. He can be hateful at times and says nasty, hurtful things. He can also be very loving and feels bad if he hurts someone’s feelings. I feel sometimes he … Continue reading
My three-and-a-half-year-old son was potty trained a year ago and was able to wear underwear for 5 or 6 months before regressing. He is constantly peeing his underwear so I switched to pull-ups, which he hates, however he continues to … Continue reading
My six-year-old son occasionally wakes up at night and will urinate somewhere, hallway, outside my bedroom, or even in a corner. I think he is sleepwalking because he can not respond to us when we talk to him and he … Continue reading
How do you deal with being a 13-year-old gay? The most important thing is for you to find a trusted adult to talk to about your situation. If you can, your parents may be the best. If not a sympathetic … Continue reading
We have two young children, aged two and three years, and my wife has been battling depression for years. Before we were married, she was never depressed. What should I do to help her? Her mother had depression for years … Continue reading
What is the best way for parents, and other family members, to prepare a six-year-old for the serious illness and impending death of his granddad who is in hospital? It is good to protect our children from harm. Sometimes we … Continue reading
Our marriage has broken down completely. My wife and I are going to separate. What can I do to lessen the damage to my five-year-old daughter? Divorce is not good for kids. But there are things that you can do … Continue reading
My fourteen-year-old son is incredibly lazy. He won’t do anything to help around the house. He just doesn’t seem to care. What can I do? He may be lazy, but more likely you haven’t made it clear, over time, what … Continue reading
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