Category Archives: Development

My five-year-olds continue to wet the bed at night.

We have twin boys that just turned five and have been struggling with night time training for a few months. They have been daytime trained since they were a little over three years old but continued to wear pullups at … Continue reading

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My daughter is upset by the thought of growing up.

My 10-year-old daughter (an only child) woke up in tears this morning and miserably and painfully said that she didn’t want to grow up. She doesn’t want anyone to talk about how tall she’s getting or how fast she’s growing … Continue reading

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My potty trained three-year-old has regressed to peeing in his pants. What can I do?

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

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How do you deal with being a 13-year-old gay?

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

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My son refuses to use the toilet and consistently pees in his pants

My three-and-a-half-year-old son refuses to use the toilet . He was able to go pee on the toilet up until a few months ago. He has yet to master the art of a bowel movement in the toilet. A few … Continue reading

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My six-year-old wets the bed. Will he grow out of it?

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

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How can we help our daughter with her low self esteem?

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

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Can a parent’s attitudes influence a child’s sexual choice/identity?

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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Is my daughter too young to learn about menstruation?

My six-year-old daughter was with me while I was buying feminine hygiene products. She’s never asked any questions but this time she asked me what the pads were for. Is she too young to know about menstruation? How do I … Continue reading

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How can I grow taller?

How can I grow taller? I’m 20 years old and my height is 161 cm. There is no way that you can grow taller. Any schemes that you may learn about are a fraud and may be dangerous to your … Continue reading

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