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Is tickling a cause for concern?

My son is a wonderful father to two preschool girls. He is devoted to them. My concern is that he often wrestles with them and tickles them. He blows on their stomachs with his lips and makes them laugh. They … 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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Is watching TV detrimental to my son’s development?

My son is 6 months old and is already taking an interest in TV, which I have heard is not so healthy for brain development. If I use educational videos and age appropriate shows is it okay to allow him … Continue reading

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My nine-year-old daughter has a lot of trouble falling asleep.

Our daughter, who will be ten this fall, has always had difficulty falling asleep (other than in infancy). This is despite regular routine, calming activities, lack of distractions, etc. We have tried various relaxation strategies without success. She is now … Continue reading

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How do you keep a three-year-old sleeping through the night?

How do you keep a three-year-old sleeping through the night? Our little guy gets up 2 to 4 times a night with various demands such as needing a drink or needing to use the potty. He sleeps upstairs and we … Continue reading

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