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How can we get our son to brush his teeth?

My three-year-old son hates brushing his teeth. He yells and screams and says he doesn’t want to do it. We’ve tried explaining the importance of brushing, we’ve tried brushing our teeth as a family and we’ve tried using fun toothpaste and musical toothbrushes –all without success. We don’t want … Continue reading

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My four-year-old son refuses to listen and is very aggressive.

My four-year-old son refuses to listen to anything we say or tell him to do. He is very aggressive and when he is upset or is told no, he will throw himself down, try to hurt himself, or he will hurt others … Continue reading

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My son wakes up screaming at the same time every night. Is it an act?

My son is almost two, he is smart and a delight to be around. He naps at daycare on a mat and when I put him in his crib at night he goes right to sleep. Between 11:00 p.m. and … Continue reading

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My five-year-old son is out of control when he doesn’t get his way.

I have three kids so I do my best to keep everybody happy and under control, I spend all my time with my kids and give them everything they want. My husband works construction from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Our daughter goes from even-tempered to wild child when her father gets home. What can we do?

How do we get our three-year-old to use words instead of screaming when she’s mad/frustrated? Whenever my husband is home, she goes from being a pretty even-tempered child who usually does as she’s asked to one who has little control … Continue reading

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I need help with the “terrible twos”.

I am dealing with the typical “terrible twos” at it’s worst! When my 2 1/2 year old does not get his way or does not want to do something (like get dressed) he throws a tantrum. He screams and throws … Continue reading

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What is the best way to teach my daughter ‘please’ and ‘thank you’?

My daughter is almost two years old and I would like to know how you recommend I teach her about ‘please’ and ‘thank you’. I just spent a long weekend with my almost three-year-old niece who received constant reminders to … Continue reading

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My nine-month-old spends more time crying than sleeping.

Our nine-month-old son spends more time in his crib crying than sleeping. He was sleeping well in February, then he got sick with bronchiolitis for six weeks and he got used to sleeping with or on someone. We have been … 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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Is my son having night terrors?

My three-and-a-half-year-old seems to be having what would be described as night terrors – yet he does recognize my wife and myself and speaks to us – but not very coherently. Can it still be a night terror if he is … Continue reading

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