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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 we get our daughter back on track before she becomes a teenager?

We have a 10-year-old daughter and a 15-year-old son, our concern is primarily with our daughter. She has been diagnosed with severe learning disabilities, ADHD, and anxiety disorders (separation, general, and unspecified). She has been eating a gluten-free diet and … Continue reading

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I disagree with my husband’s methods of discipline, what can I do?

My husband is very harsh with the children. He is particularly harsh with our son, aged 14 years. He constantly yells at him and has spanked him when he was younger. He is a good husband and a good person … Continue reading

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My sister is considering becoming a foster parent but I think this is a mistake. What do you think?

My sister is in her thirties and has 2 girls and a boy who are 7, 9 and 10 years old.  She does not want to go back to work and has been thinking of fostering children. She loves children … Continue reading

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I don’t think my son is being challenged enough at school, am I being too pushy?

My son, age 10, is smart and a really nice person. He does well at school but he hardly works at all. He doesn’t study but does well on tests. If he has an assignment, he does it at the … Continue reading

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My parents have overly high expectations for my sister, how can I help her?

My younger sister is in her second year of high school. When she was five years old, a psychologist tested her. He found she was at a grade four level in all subjects. My parents have taken this very seriously. … Continue reading

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