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My grandson is showing signs of the behaviour that led to my son’s breakdown. What should I do?

My Son is now 24, when he was younger he walked in circles on the playground and had a lot of fears, but he was very smart. Teachers never said anything about these behaviours because he was so smart. But … Continue reading

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My 11-year-old daughter is lying and stealing and I feel powerless.

My daughter is 11, and I have been having a very difficult time with her for the past few months. My husband works a lot and I feel like I am doing this on my own. She is an only … Continue reading

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How can we set common ground rules for my stepdaughter when she is with us only 50% of the time?

My 13-year-old stepdaughter lives at our home 50% of the time. We have had many issues with unusual behaviours that seem to be getting better, and that we think are the result of different rules and expectations at each home. … Continue reading

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My son is impossible to deal with since his baby sister arrived.

I have a five-year-old son, and a two-and-a-half-month-old baby girl. My son has been the centre of attention for five years and we have tried to prepare him for having a baby in the house. He was excited to have … Continue reading

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My daughter is hyperactive and has anger issues, please help.

My daughter is nine years old, she has anger control problems and she cannot stop herself from yelling or beating me. She is also hyperactive and cannot sit still or concentrate on any homework. She has no patience to even … Continue reading

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Our four-year-old daughter will not do what she is asked.

My four-year-old daughter is driving us crazy! She is generally well behaved, and we do not have complaints from our childcare provider. She is normally very sweet and sensitive but when she doesn’t want to do something, she WON’T do it. Every weekend … Continue reading

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How can we explain to our family why our son is in a mental health program?

My ten-year-old son was accepted into a day hospital mental health program. His grandparents are making it hard for people to understand that this is the best option for him. How do we explain to our family that what we … Continue reading

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My four-year-old son refuses to listen and is very aggressive.

My four-year-old son refuses to listen to anything we say or tell him to do. He is very aggressive and when he is upset or is told no, he will throw himself down, try to hurt himself, or he will hurt others … Continue reading

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My son talks to himself and says he hears voices.

My son was doing good then all of a sudden, he changed. A couple of years ago my son started walking around talking to himself. He fights with his brothers and claims to hear voices but he doesn’t want to get … Continue reading

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What can I do about my daughter being a very picky eater?

My question is in regards to my eight-year-old daughter. She is very limited in the foods that she will eat and she is very unwilling to try anything new. She has been like this since about the age of one … Continue reading

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