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My son is awake for long periods at night and cries if I don’t hold him.

In the past two months my 18-month-old has been waking up two or three times each night and crying. I must carry him in my arms to stop his crying and he becomes very angry and anxious when I try … Continue reading

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What can I do to stop the 15 minute tantrums when Mom leaves my grandson with me?

When my five-year-old grandson is dropped off here, at daycare, and sometimes at his Dad’s place, he throws a tantrum and cries hard for about 15 minutes after Mom leaves. There is no way of comforting him, he wants Mom. … 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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Could a B12 deficiency be causing my daughter’s symptoms?

My 15-year-old daughter keeps crying all the time and has begun hitting her boyfriend. She never comes home when she should and is sometimes verbally abusive to myself and her siblings. She is vegetarian, could these symptoms be caused by … Continue reading

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My five-year-old son cries every time his teacher asks him to do something.

My five-year-old son cries everytime his teacher asks him to do something. He is fine socially, playing with the other kids, and once he gets into the task he is fine. It is just getting started that is the issue. … Continue reading

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How do I get my five-year-old to sleep in her own bed?

How do I get my five-year-old to sleep in her own bed? First of all, you have to make it a clear expectation. Second, you can set up a reward system. Every time she stays in her own bed, you … Continue reading

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My five-year-old son is out of control when he doesn’t get his way.

I have three kids so I do my best to keep everybody happy and under control, I spend all my time with my kids and give them everything they want. My husband works construction from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. … 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 we transition our son to an earlier bedtime?

My son, who is currently two-and-a-half, was born with a serious heart conditon, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. The trouble we are having is a sleep issue. Because of his heart, we have always been afraid to let him cry for … Continue reading

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My son is a biter.

My ten-month-old bites. Hard. He has always done this, even before he had teeth, but now it is leaving bruises and he is relentless. Once he gets going you can only try to distract him, but it doesn’t really work. … Continue reading

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