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How can I help my daughter transition from children’s medication to pills?

My twelve-year-old daughter is getting too old to take children’s medication, but she finds it virtually impossible to swallow a pill. If she has a fever or prescription, we have a very difficult time getting her medication into her. How … Continue reading

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Does my daughter have a learning disability?

My daughter is almost six, nearing the end of grade primary in French. French is not spoken at home. I have been noticing that she is mixing her numbers and letters up a lot, even when she is looking right … Continue reading

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My 15-year-old son is failing 9th grade and does not consider school a priority.

I have reached the end of my rope with my 15-year-old son, he tries to stay home from school every single day by complaining that he is sick, which is not the case. Although he does suffer from some kind … Continue reading

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My six-year-old son is very defiant at school.

I have a six-year-old son in grade one, he is very intelligent and creative, but also very defiant. In school, he refuses to do work that he finds boring such as colouring or practicing writing. The teacher sends home his … Continue reading

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Our four-year-old son is saying very hateful things.

Our four-year-old son is saying very hateful things to us, just today it has been, “I hate you”, “I hate your house” and even “I want to kill you”. This is not OK. I understand children hear and learn things … Continue reading

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Teachers complain my son is hyper, what can I do?

I have a kid of 4 years old. He is intelligent and very sharp but his teachers complain that he is hyper. He is a fidget. He cannot concentrate on one thing at a time and doesn’t have any patience … 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 daughter has a learning disability and will soon be a teenager.

My twelve-year-old daughter was identified at school with a communication learning disability when she was 10 in grade 4. She is on an IEP. Her physical development is happening quickly, she got her period when she turned 11 years old. … Continue reading

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