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What can I do to protect my child from bullying at school? – Part Two

Last time we discussed how you can help your school deal with bullying. Bullying is not only a systems problem, it is a personal problem. This time, I will focus on how you can help your child avoid being the … Continue reading

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What can I do to protect my child from bullying at school?

My kids go to a school where there was a lot of publicity about bullying, the police were involved. Although my children were not severely involved last year, there were some problems. I am concerned with what might happen this … Continue reading

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My 10-years-old grandson is 130 lbs. How can I make his parents understand this is a serious problem?

My grandson is 10 years old and weighs 130 lbs. What can I do to make his parents understand that this is a serious problem? They are separated and do not speak without fighting. Try having a chat with whichever … Continue reading

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My eleven-year-old daughter is struggling with friendships at school.

My eleven-year-old daughter is struggling with friendships. She is very outgoing but has trouble forging close friendships. She goes to a private school with a no bullying policy. She is not bullied but comes home in tears often because she has no … Continue reading

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How can I reduce the stigma surrounding my child’s condition?

I parent a multi-exceptional teen with neurofibromatosis and several other issues. My question is about helping others to understand and more readily accept people with NF who have very visible issues. Some people with NF have encountered outright rudeness, been … Continue reading

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My son is headed down the wrong road fast. How can I get him back on track?

My son just turned twelve, he has pretty much stopped going to school, is lying, not following rules, bullies his little sister, has become violent and destroys doors, walls or whatever is in his path. He has been involved with … Continue reading

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My daughter is struggling with the social dramas of middle school.

My twelve-year-old daughter is having some issues with making and keeping friends. She is very sensitive and is having a hard time with all of the drama associated with middle school. I am concerned about how to make her feel … 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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How can I help my son deal with his Tourette’s?

My ten-year-old son has Tourette Syndrome, his tics involve his large muscles making jerking movements. How can we help him deal with comments from his peer group? Can you recommend some resourses for his age to help him understand his … Continue reading

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