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Is my 5-year-old too young for a conversation about death?

My sister recently passed away from cancer and my 5-year-old son is having trouble understanding what happened. He believes his aunt is “sleeping” and will “feel better soon.” Is there something we should be doing to help him make sense … Continue reading

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What should I do in response to my nine-year-old’s stealing?

My nine-year-old son has been having a problem with stealing. He stole $80.00 from me, I caught him and made him give it back. He tried to steal some post-it notes a store, I caught him before we got to … Continue reading

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My daughter is lying so much I no longer trust her.

Our eight-year-old daughter has been developing a terrible trend of sneaking, lying and taking things from classmates (and then lying about where they came from). It is terrible, but now I hardly believe a word she says. She is well … Continue reading

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