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How can I help my daughter focus on her goals so she won’t get frustrated or bored?

My daughter is a vibrant and enthusiastic 11-year-old. She loves trying new things, such as drawing classes and soccer. But when the activity becomes too challenging or not challenging enough, her excitement fades and she loses focus. I’m wondering how … Continue reading

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My daughter is seeing a therapist and is on medication but I don’t think it is helping.

My teenage daughter was diagnosed with anxiety and OCD. She is currently on Luvax. I noticed that she is very pushy with friends and will ask a million times the same question until she gets the desired answer. She recently … Continue reading

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How can I help my daughter? She has attempted suicide twice in the last three years.

My daughter is 16 and has attempted suicide twice in the last three years by taking pills. Her biological father committed suicide when she was four months old and her brother was two. He had a mental illness and my … Continue reading

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Since starting school there has been a decline in my daughter’s confidence.

My five-year-old daughter was very confident and very friendly with everyone until she started kindergarten. In the last four or five months I have noticed a lack of confidence in her, even if a stranger looks at her she starts crying and … 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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My daughter is small for her age and I worry about bullying.

My daughter will be three in August, she was a preemie and sometimes I fear about her being picked on in school because she is so tiny (she could pass for less than two). Is this normal for a preemie, … Continue reading

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Our four-year-old son is saying very hateful things.

Our four-year-old son is saying very hateful things to us, just today it has been, “I hate you”, “I hate your house” and even “I want to kill you”. This is not OK. I understand children hear and learn things … Continue reading

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My son is being bullied at school and I don’t know how to help.

I have a 13-year-old son who has been bullied at school all through elementary and now in junior high and he won’t tell on the other kids at all. He will hold everything in until he blows and lately he … 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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