Monthly Archives: July 2011

My son has developed anxiety about being abandoned.

My eight-year-old son has been attending after-school care at his school since he started grade primary. I ¬†went back to school halfway through his first year, so I have had a very irregular schedule. My son is only at the … Continue reading

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What is the most important consideration when naming guardians in your will?

I have a dilemma, we have a four-year-old and are expecting baby #2 in September. The other night I brought up the subject of who should raise/take care of our children should we pass away while they are still very … Continue reading

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My son is still not potty trained.

My son is turning four next week and he is still not potty trained. We’ve tried everything and now I just don’t know what to do. Last summer he went for four months without an accident (pooping his pants). We … Continue reading

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My daughter is ADHD, ODD, violent and I need to get her help.

How do I find the help for my daughter that she needs? She is ADHD, ODD and violent, but I believe it to be more than that as it’s like she has no feelings. She is doing street drugs and … Continue reading

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My son recently lost his father and his behaviour is becoming a problem.

My two-and-a-half-year-old son lost his father tragically almost four months ago. He slipped backwards about six months. My biggest concern is his inability to listen to rules or follow directions. I feel that this is a way to get my … Continue reading

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My nine-year-old daughter has a lot of trouble falling asleep.

Our daughter, who will be ten this fall, has always had difficulty falling asleep (other than in infancy). This is despite regular routine, calming activities, lack of distractions, etc. We have tried various relaxation strategies without success. She is now … Continue reading

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My daughter is exhibiting signs of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

My ten-year-old daughter has been exhibiting symptoms of OCD. I noticed her chapped hands about three months ago and since then she has developed checking rituals which involve lengthy examinations of her clothing, arms and hands. She does not wish … Continue reading

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