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How do I deal with my eight-year-old son who has been masturbating at school?

I have recently been having trouble with my eight-year-old son who was caught masturbating by his dad in our living room while he and his brother (age four) were watching a movie. My husband talked to him about it and … 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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Our son was potty trained but now refuses to pee in the toilet.

My five-and-a-half-year-old son has just started kindergarten recently and is potty trained, but in the past three months he’s flat-out refused to pee in the toilet. I bribe, I praise him when he uses the potty, he gets scolded when … Continue reading

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Our daughter goes from even-tempered to wild child when her father gets home. What can we do?

How do we get our three-year-old to use words instead of screaming when she’s mad/frustrated? Whenever my husband is home, she goes from being a pretty even-tempered child who usually does as she’s asked to one who has little control … Continue reading

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My daughter is ADHD, ODD, violent and I need to get her help.

How do I find the help for my daughter that she needs? She is ADHD, ODD and violent, but I believe it to be more than that as it’s like she has no feelings. She is doing street drugs and … Continue reading

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At what age are children capable of deciding which parent to live with?

I recently became a single working mother of four young children (2 girls, 2 boys), ages ranging from three-ten.  The father of my children has moved to a different province indefinitely but makes a concerted effort to visit them when … Continue reading

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How can I motivate my son to try harder at school?

My 15-year-old son is about to write his first set of high school exams.  He has always been a good student, but his marks are slipping, and he is putting almost no effort into his school work.  He is very … Continue reading

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My son is mistreating the family pets, what should I do?

My 14-year-old son loves animals, however, even though he has been told repeatedly not to restrain them he continues to hold onto our two house cats against their will. It has gotten to the point that the cats run and … Continue reading

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How do I help a student whose brother has a chronic illness?

How do I help a six-year-old boy in my class whose eight-year-old brother has Duchenes Muscular Dystrophy?  His acting out behaviour is causing tremendous conflict between him and the other children in the class. There are two issues to deal … Continue reading

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My son loves to argue and can say very hurtful things. What can I do?

My ten-year-old son has always shown signs of opposition, he loves to argue. He can be hateful at times and says nasty, hurtful things. He can also be very loving and feels bad if he hurts someone’s feelings. I feel sometimes he … Continue reading

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