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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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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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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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I need help with the “terrible twos”.

I am dealing with the typical “terrible twos” at it’s worst! When my 2 1/2 year old does not get his way or does not want to do something (like get dressed) he throws a tantrum. He screams and throws … Continue reading

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My daughter is out of control and I don’t know what to do.

My eleven-year-old daughter has some serious problems and I need some help figuring out how to get her some help to find out what the actual issue is. She consistently breaks rules, is defiant, hostile and aggressive to siblings, parents, peers, … Continue reading

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My son recently lost his father and his behaviour is becoming a problem.

My two-and-a-half-year-old son lost his father tragically almost four months ago. He slipped backwards about six months. My biggest concern is his inability to listen to rules or follow directions. I feel that this is a way to get my … Continue reading

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My four-year-old won’t listen at home.

My four-year-old daughter does not listen at home. Outside of the home (at preschool and extracurricular activities) she is an average four-year-old, listening most of the time. However when she is home with mom, dad, or grandparents she has a … Continue reading

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My wife is not strict enough with our children.

We have three children, a boy age five, and two girls who are three and eight. My wife is a fabulous mother except she is too soft. Things get out of control with the children. Then she cracks down on … Continue reading

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How can I help my friend, and her kids, deal with divorce?

My best friend is going through a divorce, she has three kids: a son who is 13 and autistic, a daughter who is 10, and a five-year-old, all are on Ritalin. The divorce is messy and right now they have joint … Continue reading

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How can I discipline my kids when my husband keeps interfering?

How can I impose discipline on my kids, twin boys, when my husband keeps interfering? Disciplining children is almost always best done with both parents working together. Arguing probably won’t help. Telling him off is not going to work. Talk to … Continue reading

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