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Should we tell our cousins that the man who raised them was not their biological father?

I have two cousins that are in their late 50’s and early 60’s. Their mother, my aunt, just passed away. Neither knows that they were artificially inseminated babies and that their father, who has been dead for 12 years, was … Continue reading

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I feel like my daughter is making all the wrong decisions and I don’t know how to help her.

My husband and I are in need of help in regards to our daughter. She is 18 and has moved out with her partner. We allowed her partner to move in with us at first, she stayed for over a … Continue reading

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Is tickling a cause for concern?

My son is a wonderful father to two preschool girls. He is devoted to them. My concern is that he often wrestles with them and tickles them. He blows on their stomachs with his lips and makes them laugh. They … Continue reading

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How can I prepare my daughter for the reactions to her skin condition?

My three-year-old daughter was diagnosed shortly after birth with urticaria pigmentosa. Fortunately, the lesions are mostly confined to her trunk, but they are noticeable on her neck, arms and legs. During the summer we had a situation in which people saw … Continue reading

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What should you tell your kids if they were conceived in a “non traditional” way?

Many older women who’ve had trouble conceiving have used donor eggs (and sometimes sperm too) to conceive. Though they’ve given birth to their children, they’re not genetically linked to them. Should they tell their children? And when? In the case … Continue reading

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How can we encourage our kids to try harder at sports?

Although in reading the other questions I don’t feel my concerns are of medical importance I hope other parents share my concerns. We have a 9-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl. Neither are very competitive in sport although both myself and my … Continue reading

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