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What can I do to protect my child from bullying at school? – Part Two

Last time we discussed how you can help your school deal with bullying. Bullying is not only a systems problem, it is a personal problem. This time, I will focus on how you can help your child avoid being the … Continue reading

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What can I do to protect my child from bullying at school?

My kids go to a school where there was a lot of publicity about bullying, the police were involved. Although my children were not severely involved last year, there were some problems. I am concerned with what might happen this … Continue reading

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How do I deal with my eight-year-old son who has been masturbating at school?

I have recently been having trouble with my eight-year-old son who was caught masturbating by his dad in our living room while he and his brother (age four) were watching a movie. My husband talked to him about it and … Continue reading

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My daughter is soiling herself at school but not at home.

I am going through a very critical issue with my four-year-old daughter at school. When she wore diapers, she started taking them off from the age of two. Since she started school this year, she has been soiling in her … Continue reading

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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 twelve-year-old son is showing increased anxiety and sadness.

My twelve-year-old son is in his first year of Junior High School. He has had a bit of a rough time settling into the new school, quite a change from elementary. He is a wonderful son, caring, compassionate, and loving. … Continue reading

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My mostly happy teenager has many periods of sadness where she hates her life. How do I help her?

My 13-year-old daughter is struggling with some issues. Although she seems happy most of the time, she sometimes says she hates her life. She is very active, laughs and jokes easily and seems to enjoy lots of what life has … 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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My pediatrician is not taking my concerns seriously.

I’m concerned about my four-year-old daughter. Since she was old enough to sit up she has had what I thought were spasms in her arms and legs. She holds her arms out away from her and flexes her fingers, her … Continue reading

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My eleven-year-old daughter is struggling with friendships at school.

My eleven-year-old daughter is struggling with friendships. She is very outgoing but has trouble forging close friendships. She goes to a private school with a no bullying policy. She is not bullied but comes home in tears often because she has no … Continue reading

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